Nature Discovery Walk – for Kids! Saturday, May 21, 2016

Look up close at nature’s patterns and colour, watch a tree dance, paint with grass stains, and create your own masterpiece in the forest.

Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry (2012)

AI WEIWEI: NEVER SORRY is the inside story of a dissident for the digital age who inspires global audiences and blurs the boundaries of art and politics. First-time director Alison Klayman gained unprecedented access to Ai while working as a journalist in China. Her detailed portrait provides a nuanced exploration of contemporary China and one of its most compelling public figures.

Cosmic Camo – August 5,6, and 7th, 2011

If you have ever longed to go back to camp, to rediscover your childhood wonder, then cosmic camp is for you. This is camp with a twist. Adult and children’s programs include drama, adventure, art, poetry, dance, drumming, the Big Bang Bonfire, Waterplay, Story and Gaia-glorious local food.

Art for Impact: Something out of Something

Join Art for Impact on May 4, at Vancouver’s Performance Works on Granville Island, for an evening of performances exploring how creativity and innovation can improve our relationship with our planet.

Salmon Art Charity Auction: “The Stamp Collection”

Pacific Salmon Foundation and Sandbar Restaurant present “The Stamp Collection,” featuring full-sized signed lithographs of salmon paintings from artists Curtis Atwater, Mark Hobson and Bill Munsie. The event will take place on Wednesday, March 2 at Sandbar Seafood Restaurant from 5:30 to 8:30pm, and proceeds will support grants for volunteer-run salmon conservation projects in British Columbia.

Beyond Green: Toward a Sustainable Art

Beyond Green: Toward a Sustainable Art
curated by Stephanie Smith
Chicago and New York: Smart Museum of Art,
University of Chicago and Independent Curators International, 2005.

Eco- or earth-art of the last half of the the 20th century often involved massive alterations of the landscape; think of Smithson’s Spiral Jetty, De Maria’s Lightning Field, or Christo and Jeanne- Claude’s Running Fence or The Gates. In Beyond Green, artists who are now approaching mid-life prime explore the implications of sustainability in, and for, art. In addition to the 20-plus pieces described, the book itself and the museum spaces that house the exhibition represent a commitment to “greenness.” The book, for example, notes its paper is certified by the Forestry Stewardship Council and its inks are soy-based. The entire package – the works, the displays, the book – thus represent the practices of recycling, collaboration and other principles of sustainability. They also demonstrate, in contrast to earlier eco-art, the links between social justice and the practice of sustainability.
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Spirit of Diversity and Our Fragile Planet

Toronto sculptor Francisco Castro Lostalo brings his vision to life using the Carrara marble panels removed from Toronto’s First Canadian Place façade: “Spirit of Diversity” International Sculpture Symposium and “Our Fragile Planet” Exhibit are set for August 20 to September 4, 2010 Toronto, ON, August 9, 2010 – The Spirit of Diversity International Sculpture Symposium…

Four SK Eco-Artists (and more!) that you should check out

“Save Energy” by Tanner Halonen Like what you see? Two grade seven students from Saskatchewan won the national 2009 Energy and the Environment Art Contest under the theme “Using Less – Living Better.” The students did so well, it got thegreenpages thinking – what other great environmentally-focused art is coming out of Saskatchewan? Eco-art can […]

Citizens’ Environment Watch

Citizen’s Environment Watch, a non-profit environmental organization, is commissioning Toronto artists to create one-of-a-kind art pieces using rubber boots and parasol umbrellas for our Second Annual Rubber Boot Ball. Last year over 100 guests came together for the unveiling and auction of the items created by 15 prominent artists, including Sarah Richardson of HGTV’s popular…

Linking Artists and Polar Scientists

The Polar Artists Group (PAG) is a not-for-profit, International society of polar artists dedicated to promoting awareness of the polar regions. Visit their website…