MassArt Sustainability

MassArt is committed to designing solutions that connect social justice, health, and the environment through curricular activities and project planning. MassArt Sustainability Initiative stems from one of four of the College's strategic goals, and defines MassArt as an ecosystem of interconnected economic, environmental, and human resources that work to define, develop, support, and communicate the visionary work of our students, faculty, and staff.

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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

UNLESS, artists talk by Stephanie Cardon at MassArt library

UNLESS, artists talk by Stephanie Cardon at MassArt library

Posted by on Sep 24, 2018 in events | No Comments

The Library will host an artist’s talk by Stephanie Cardon Wednesday October 3rd at 1 pm on the 13th floor of the Library. Stephanie will talk about her work UNLESS which is on view now through November at the Prudential Center. Please join us on October 3rd to learn more about this monumental work.

COF Minigrants 18/19

COF Minigrants 18/19

Posted by on Sep 24, 2018 in COF, microgrants | No Comments

Six mini-grants of up to $500 available Application deadline is December 3, 2018. Awards will be given during January Student Social. The COF Center for Sustainability and Environment is pleased to offer an opportunity for students to apply for mini-grants in support of research, projects or initiatives supporting sustainability. Projects will be highlighted at the […]

Fall Advising for the COF Minor

Posted by on Sep 24, 2018 in minor | No Comments

Fall advising sessions (All minors must attend one of these sessions): Tuesday 9/18 11-12 DMC Atrium Wednesday 10/10 1:30-2:30 DMC Atrium Thursday 10/18 10-11am DMC Atrium We’ll discuss new classes, minor requirements, etc.  If you cannot attend, email Jane for an appointment jmarsching@massart.edu

MassArt: Action for the Planet

MassArt: Action for the Planet

Posted by on Sep 24, 2018 in GreenGroups | No Comments

This fall’s starting project: composting in the dorms! Meetings Mondays at 7 in the DMC. Lead by Zoe Cronin and Lauren Pettey

ReStore Fall hours 2018

ReStore Fall hours 2018

Posted by on Sep 24, 2018 in GreenGroups | No Comments

ReStore will open today Monday 9/24.  Hours are: