Climate Action Plan Rally Wednesday 3/18 1:30-3

Climate Action Plan Rally Wednesday 3/18 1:30-3

Posted by on Feb 19, 2020 in Uncategorized | No Comments

DMC AtriumJoin us in learning about and standing for the new MassArt Climate Action Plan drafted by faculty, staff, and students from the MassArt Sustainability Initiative.  Learn about what our goals for meaningful presence, curriculum, and actions need to be in the face of the climate crisis.  Food, making tables, collaborative art projects, film screening, […]

ADDRESSING THE FASHION INDUSTRY’S TEXTILE WASTE ISSUE

ADDRESSING THE FASHION INDUSTRY’S TEXTILE WASTE ISSUE

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Camille Tagle, Director of Reuse Partnerships at FabScrap  Addressing the Fashion Industry’s Textile Waste Issue Camille will discuss the fashion industry’s textile waste issue, including residential versus commercial waste, what happens in the design process to contribute to the waste issue, information about headers, the supply chain, and the fashion industry in general.  As an […]

Eric Benson lecture 3/31 5pm

Eric Benson lecture 3/31 5pm

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Fresh Press Paper Lab: The Designer as Engineer, Craftsperson, and ActivistLecture by Eric BensonTuesday March 31 5pm K406Eric Benson is the creator of the internationally recognized and award-winning sustainable design website re-nourish.org and head of the Fresh Press Agri-Fiber Paper Lab, which explores the potential of papermaking to be zero waste, environmentally sustainable, and a catalyst for […]

Knitting Workshop 2/27 Thursday 7-8:30pm

Knitting Workshop 2/27 Thursday 7-8:30pm

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Sustainably Stitched: A Knitting WorkshopLead by Lauren ComeratoThursday February 27 7-8:30pm D110Come learn to knit by using repurposed articles of clothing, found fibers, and recycled materials in the Sustainability Studio D110 Bring your own clothes to repurpose. We will provide knitting needles

Heading for Extinction XR talk

Heading for Extinction XR talk

Posted by on Feb 19, 2020 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Heading for Extinction and What to do About It?  A talk by the Extinction Rebellion Tuesday February 25 7-8pm D110co-sponsored by MassArt Action for the Planet.  We are in the midst of an unprecedented climate crisis and ecological breakdown that threatens the continuation of life as we know it: record atmospheric carbon levels, global temperature rise, deforestation, […]

Mary Mattingly and Kirsten Swenson

Mary Mattingly and Kirsten Swenson

Posted by on Feb 19, 2020 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Mary Mattingly in conversation with UMASS Lowell art historian Kirsten Swenson: How can art and utopian thought cultivate systematic social change?  Tuesday March 3rd at 6:30pm, Kennedy 406   Mary Mattingly is a visual artist who works in social practice, photography, performance, and installation (marymattingly.com). Among her recent projects is Swale, an edible landscape established on […]

Sustainability Study in Ireland

Sustainability Study in Ireland

Posted by on Oct 30, 2018 in courses | No Comments

This past summer, first year student Zoe Cronin went to study sustainability at the Burren in Ireland.  Here are some images of the landscape. Read her reflection on her time there: Spending four weeks at Burren College of Art in the tiny town of Ballyvaughan, Ireland, affirmed for me how important it is for artists […]

Climate Ready Boston lecture

Climate Ready Boston lecture

Posted by on Oct 30, 2018 in events | No Comments

SF faculty Stephanie Cardon gave a great talk on Wednesday in the DMC Lecture Hall about how Boston will be affected by the climate crisis, how the city is planning mitigation strategies and resilient communities, and how this connects to art and design. Stephanie Cardon, Climate Ready Boston Leader and SF faculty Climate Ready Boston […]

Fashion and Sustainability talk

Fashion and Sustainability talk

Posted by on Oct 1, 2018 in events | No Comments

   Thursday, October 4 at 6:30pm to 7:30pm  Design and Media Center, DMC Lecture Hall 621 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115 FASHION DESIGN: TRENDS, TOOLS, AND SUSTAINABILITY MassArt Continuing Education Presents: Think Thursdays Fashion Trends, Tools, and Sustainability Speakers: Jennifer Varekamp, Christian Restrepo, Margaret Young Moderated by Carlos Villamil Fashion is personal. What we wear, where it […]

Architecture and Sustainability talk

Architecture and Sustainability talk

Posted by on Sep 29, 2018 in COF, events | No Comments

Ellen Watts from Architerra will be speaking about resilient futures and mission-driven design. November 14 6pm Wentworth, Beatty Hall 426