March 17, 2014
What can art teach us about our waste and society. The next step in art is the voice sustainable art provides to repurpose and reuse what others dispose. The ability to identify our”Civilization’s debris repurposed into art at Carriage Barn” is an opportunity to learn and appreciate of creativity in waste.
The place to learn, view and touch sustainable art is the 25th annual Spectrum/Sustainable Art Show at the Carriage Barn Arts Center encompass a broad spectrum of repurposed man-made and natural materials. The show opens Sunday, March 23, at the center, at Waveny Park, 681 South Ave., New Canaan, Connecticut and runs through April 12. An opening reception is planned for Saturday, March 22, from 6 to 8 p.m. All of the artists in the show give new life to the debris of civilization. The exhibition features many local and New York artists, whose main focus has been on sustainable art,” post New Canaan News.
In conjunction with the show, there will be:
An artists’ talk Saturday, March 29, from 4 to 6 p.m.;
A lecture on sustainable design by Mark Robbins on Thursday, April 10, at 7 p.m.; tickets are $10 for members, $15 for nonmembers; and
“Trash + Fashion = TRASHION!,” a children’s workshop for ages 8 to 12 led by Karen Siegel, on Sunday, April 6, from 2 to 3:30 p.m.; cost is $15 for members, $20 for nonmembers. Reservations are required. The gallery is open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. For information, visit www.carriagebarn.org or call 203-972-1895.