Posts Tagged ‘Ecological Garden’

Oct19

A Living Library & Crossroads Community (The Farm) On View at Centro de Arte y Naturaleza-Fundación Beulas in Huesca, Spain

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Bonnie Ora Sherk is exhibiting A Living Library and Crossroads Community (the farm) in her new art installation: Evolution of Life Frames: 1974-Presentat Centro de Arte y Naturaleza-Fundación Beulas (CDAN), in Huesca, Spain. The exhibition opened on October 18, Territories That Matter: Art, Gender And Ecology, is curated by Juan Guardiola, Director, CDAN and Patricia Mayayo, Lecturer, Art History Department, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. Territories That Matter investigates the complex inter-relationships between gender politics, contemporary art and environmental issues, and emphasizes the contributions of women artists in the field of art and ecology. Read more about this exhibition. 

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Image Credit: Centro de Arte y Naturaleza-Fundación Beulas (CDAN)

Director of CDAN, Juan Guardiola, has also invited Bonnie Ora Sherk to have a one person exhibition at the Museum in 2020.

Stay tuned to get updates about Bonnie Ora Sherk’s installation in this and upcoming exhibitions at CDAN.

Sep12

Roosevelt Island Living Library & Think Park: A Verdant, Blooming, Organic Garden of Flowers, Fruit, Herbs & Vegetables in NYC

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There is a lot of work involved in making A Living Library & Think Park bloom - planting seeds, weeding, mulching, composting, staking, watering. But the efforts are worthy when flowers, fruit, herbs and vegetables are ready to harvest. Nature rewards us with her bountiful magic that also helps us address issues of climate change and urban revitalization. As summer passes, please enjoy some pictures of the lush, gorgeous and ecological, Roosevelt Island Living Library & Think Park Gardens.

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Sep06

Develop Your Green Skills With A Living Library’s A.L.L. Green Futures Fall 2018 Paid Internship Program For High School & Middle School Students

Fall is around the corner! Have fun in this season by becoming an A.L.L. Eco-Steward under the A.L.L. Green Futures Paid Fall Internship Program for Middle and High School Students. This is a unique opportunity to engage in gardening, cooking and creative arts while gaining real-world experience in green job skills and sustainable business through integrated hands-on learning program. Learn about native plants, landscaping, building projects, green design, urban agriculture, sustainable practices, green city jobs, resource use and conservation while getting paid! Fill out the DCYF Fall 2018 Green Futures Application today! ALL-Fall-Intership-Flyer_Sep18

Aug28

K-8 Garden Educators-Ecology-Gardening-MultiArts-Literacy-Nutrition Teachers Needed For A Living Library Gardens in Diverse locations in San Francisco

K-8 Garden Educators-Ecology-Gardening-MultiArts-Literacy-Nutrition Teachers Needed for A Living Library Gardens (SF-Diverse Locations) 

compensation: TBD 

Job Description: 

Dynamic Teachers & Gardeners For K-5 and/or Middle School in Organic Gardening / California Natives / Ecology / Multi-Arts / Technology / Literacy / Nutrition 

The dynamic, inspired, and cheerful, outdoor educator and expert gardener will be leading groups of K-5 and/or 6-8 students and teachers, in hands-on learning and doing, in organic and native gardening, multi-arts including digital media, literacy and nutrition projects, as well as leading students in researching local ecology, history, watersheds, and existing local community, including its natural, multicultural, and built resources. You will be attracting students for hands-on, learning programs, and leading gardening, related landscape, and arts activities as standards-based learning processes. You will be communicating about sustainability, ecological systems and native landscapes as well as performing community outreach activities with children and adults in ways that are fun, educational, and relevant. You will also help with some administration of program. (more…)

Jul17

What is Your Favorite Activity in A Living Library Garden?

In Spring this year, during one of A Living Library classes with students from Junipero Serra Elementary School, we asked our young Eco-Stewards to write down their favorite activities in A Living Library garden. They came up with beautiful drawings, collages, and interesting replies. Here is a short compilation of what they like to do in the garden:

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Christian loves watering the plants and flowers

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