WATER RIGHTS AND ART CELEBRATION SATURDAYS

On Saturdays 1-4pm, Quarter Gallery, East Building Department of Art, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis

FEBRUARY 27

1:00 – 2:00 p.m.  Invited artists – Talks and Gallery Tour (Nash Gallery)
Rachel Breen
Liz Dodson/ James Brenner
Diane Katsiaficas
Christine Baeumier

2:00 – 3:30 p.m.  Water Activist, Cherie Wagner
Freshwater Society, Year of the Water 2010

2:30 – 3:30 p.m.  Film: ”Thirst”, (In Flux)

3:30 – 4:00 p.m.  McKnight composer, Janika Vandervelde  (In Flux Space)
Music, dance and poetry, Preview of March 3 performance

1:00 – 4:00 p.m.  Creative art activities ( Quarter Gallery)
Postcard art
Story-telling Circle
Reading and writing poetry
Making music with recycled water bottles

March 6: Juried Artists
Sandra Manefee Taylor
Linda Gammel
Cate Vermeland
Ardell Nelson

March 13: Video Artist
Saturday, 1 – 4:00 p.m.
1:00 – 2:00 p.m. – Nash Gallery Tour and Talks featuring Video Artists
Meng Tang, Cate Vermeland, Liz Dodson

2:00 – 3:00 p.m.  Connecting for Action Chat Room (Quarter Gallery)
Susu Jeffrey, Friends of Coldwater,The Story of a Sacred Spring

3:00 – 4:00 p.m.  Deadra Decker, Water Legacy
Jobs vs Environmental Harm in Northern Minnesota:The PolyMet Mining Company Case

1:00 – 4:00 p.m. Ongoing Creative Art Activities (Quarter Gallery)
Postcard Art
Expressing Your Opinions: Letters to the Editor, to elected officials
Making maracas from recycled water bottles
Reading and Writing Poetry

March 20: Mail Art Artists
Student artists from the Perpich Center for Arts Education

Angeline Morales
Kailea Martin
Marika Wasscher
Cheyanna Flaherty
Yuliya Drakh
Taylor Reichel
Clare Odin
Pat Kelley
Kenda Bobult
Valerie Tema
Ansel Lies
Andy Praught