The Firehouse Gallery’s Human = Landscape exhibit ends tomorrow with a whole afternoon of events. Activists, community members, and artists will be gathering in Burlington’s City Hall Park and in the Gallery for a closing reception featuring speakers, performance, and discussions on environmental action:
2pm: Artists and activists gather at various locations and begin walk to Firehouse Center and City Hall Park
3pm: Tower bells at Ira Allen Chapel, The Firehouse Center and other locations are rung 350 times to bring awareness to 350.org and its mission promoting awareness of carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere and its relationship to global warming.
3pm – 6pm: Closing reception at the Firehouse Center
3pm: Speakers in the Firehouse Gallery:
- Ethan Bond-Watts, Human = Landscape artist
- Rebecca Schwarz, Human = Landscape artist
- Amy Seidl, Ecologist, activist and Middlebury College research scholar
- Nancy Dwyer, Human = Landscape artist
4pm: Speakers on the Firehouse Plaza in City Hall Park:
- Orin Langelle, Global Justice Ecology Project
- Elizabeth Sawin, Program Director, Sustainability Institute
- Jeff Wolfe, CEO, groSola
4:30pm: Panel Discussion in the Firehouse Center, Art and Environmental Intervention, featuring artists Cameron Davis, John Anderson, Patrick Marold and Firehouse Gallery Curator Christopher Thompson.