Feb 29: Earth Education: Art Education as if the Environment Matters

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Date: June 24, 2024 — March 01, 2012
Categories: Conferences & Lectures

NAEA Pre-conference:

Earth Education: Art Education as if the Environment Matters

Date:         Wednesday February 29, 2012, 1-6PM
Location:     Education Center at the Rubin Museum of Art
                   132 W. 17 St. NYC
                   212-620-5000, www.rmanyc.org

Room:         Raymond G. Chambers Family Seminar Room 

1:00    Introductions/Logistics
1:15    Peter London (Keynote Talk)
2:00    Respondents Virginia Freyermuth, Rhode Island College, Providence RI Richard Mills, Professor of Art, Long Island University, New York, and Director, Hackensack River (Restoration) Project
Jane Kunzman, Holistic art educator, Chair, Visual Art Department, Gill St. Bernard’s School, Gladstone NJ Ruth Beer, PI on a SSHRC Creation/Research Project “Catch and Release: Mapping stories of geographic and cultural transition” General audience participation/discussion
2:45    Refreshment break and Posters (poster presenters will not be attendance)  Amy Ruopp, art teacher, Midland MI public schools and Mae DeBruyn, Science teacher, Midland MI public schools, Andrea Mathieson, Artist, Educator, Environmentalist, Owner/Director,
Raven Essences, Ontario. Canada, Dr. Heather Anderson, Artist, Educator, Environmentalist, author of Art and Eco Awareness: A Teachers Guide to Art and the Natural Environment, Fresno, CA
Erica Hansen, Artist  in Residence, The Creative Alliance, Baltimore, MD
Lisa Lipsett, Artist, Educator, Environmentalist, Author, Beauty Muse.
Salt Spring Island, British Columbia, Canada
3:15    Programs and Practicalities: Florida State University: Tom Anderson, Anniina Suominen Guyas, Kristie Moore, Sunny Spillane.
University of British Columbia: Rita Irwin, Valerie Triggs. Aalto University Finland, Pirkko Pohjakallio, Jan van Boeckel. Questions/discussion.
5:00    Summary discussion and future plans.
6:00    Adjourn
6-7     Optional wine and cheese reception at the museum

This pre-conference is free of charge thanks to the generosity of the Rubin Museum, but is limited to the first  35 participants who register. Please register by sending an email of intent to Kristie Moore at smilingmavis@hotmail.com.