Our project partner Elsewhere Studios opens ticket sales June 1, for Inspired: Art at Work’s Symposium, August 24, 25, 26th. 2 local artist projects, and 2 visiting international artists will work with community members throughout July and August on ‘socially engaged arts,’ in various formats and participatory experiences that advance dialogue on key issues around our watershed, Gunnison River health, avenues towards prosperity, and sense of place.
Symposium keynote presenters are:
- ● Robin Wall Kimmerer, author of Braiding Sweetgrass: indigenous wisdom, scientificknowledge, and the teaching of plants.
- ● Woody Tasch of Slow Money: investing as if food, farms, and fertility mattered.Other highlights include food writer Eugenia Bone in her talk on the, ‘The Microbiome of the Garden,’and Marissa Mommaerts on how proactive neighbors create resilient towns. The Symposium is a multimedia event, with film, sculpture, dance, writers, social actions, and samples of North Fork Valley entrepreneurs, recreation, and artisans. Farm to table dinners offered Saturday, August 25th, with artists, presenters, and project partners at each location, tickets through the link below.
Learn more about this exciting program and Symposium tickets here: