Schedule

All day-time activities will take place in the Stata Center Gates Lobby (Vassar & Main St entrance)

Select one session each day that works for you

January 23-28, 2006

 


Monday, Jan 23

Painting--see the fish in Stata, paint your own, get some paint techniques. Connect with environmental issues. Play with shapes, colors and ideas. Connect art and science. Learn hands-on mentoring techniques.

Session 1:     10am-noon

Session 2:     2-4pm


Tuesday, Jan 24

Buildingódraw, enlarge, saw, build, and paper maché new and larger fish forms from cardboard and foam.

Session 1:     10am-noon

Session 2:     2-4pm

 

EVENING   6-8pm Stata Center, 32-141

Presentation of community building through art-making and environmental awareness
-Cindy Snodgrass, Environmental Artist and Educator.
(Resume)


Wednesday, Jan 25

OPEN STUDIO

Painting and Building (see descr. above)

Mentoring---practice painting fish and mentorship. Bring a friend and help them paint the side of a fish. You are encouraged to share your new painting techniques and ideas about water with drop-in visitors (the Fish-Mobiles program) and practice public outreach and education skills.

Session 1:     10am-noon

Session 2:     2-4pm

 

EVENING   6-8pm Stata Center, 32-141

Presentation of programs on water related issues in the Northeast Region
-Cindy Snodgrass, Environmental Artist and Educator.
(Resume)


Thursday, Jan 26

Guiding--share painting and research skills with Edgerton Center guests. As students paint fish, prepare them to host an outreach collaboration in their school or environmental center. Together build additional perspectives and awareness of water cycles.


Session 1:     10am-noon

Session 2:     2-4pm

 

EVENING   6-8pm Stata Center, 32-141

Gathering, open discussion regarding the messages that the fish need to carry from the MIT community to a wider audience raising awareness about critical water issues.


Friday, Jan 27

Installation of the work created during the week with the workshop, community members, the Edgerton center group, and artist Cindy Snodgrass.


Session 1:     10am-noon

Session 2:     2-4pm

Help MIT community members to paint one side of a fish to be added to the existing installation through the Fish-Mobiles program with the Campus Activities Complex (CAC).

Session 1:    11am-1pm

Session 2:     3-5pm


Saturday, Jan 28

Family paint and celebrate. Participants in the workshop are highly encouraged to participate in at least one of the 3 time-periods: painting, educating, and expanding dialogue regarding water and our daily lives with the Fish-Mobiles program.

Session 1:     11am-1pm

Session 2:     1-3pm

Session 3:     3-5pm

 

 

 


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