Dr. Brett Finlay, author of the book of the same name, and microbiologist at the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of British Columbia.
First Parish Church in Cambridge
Boston College - Devlin 101
Carolyn Muskat is the master printer at Muskat Studios, a printmaking studio and gallery in Somerville. Her work has been featured in solo and group exhibitions across the country and internationally. Recent exhibitions include the solo exhibition “Waystation” at Art House 5 in Hanoi, Vietnam, and the “2nd Jogja International Miniprint Biennale 2016” in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Muskat has been invited to teach in Vietnam three times and to be one of the American artist reps at several international artist festivals. She is also an adjunct faculty at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University.
Museum of Fine Arts
Peabody Essex Museum
Denise Garcia, Associate Professor, Northeastern University David Offensend, President & CEO, EDC
Boston Seaport Hotel
CONVERSATION Creating Wearable Art 1–2 pm | Morse Auditorium Reservations by February 17 New York-based designer Miodrag Guberinic together with House of Cach fashion and art gallery owner Alexa Cach picked up three awards for their 2016 WOW® World of WearableArt™ entries. Join them as they discuss their inspirations, collaborative processes and what it is like to participate in the annual international design competition. Shoshana Resnikoff, PEM’s assistant curator for exhibitions and research, moderates this conversation. ADULT WORKSHOP WOW®-Inspired Accessories 10–11:30 am | Studio 1, Create Space Space limited; Reservations by February 17 Transform vinyl banners, embroidery floss, printed cotton and acrylic paints into unique pieces that can be worn for any occasion. Fiber artist Rachel Chambers leads this hand-on workshop. PERFORMANCE Stilt Dancers Noon–3 pm | Atrium Pushing the boundaries of what traditional circus means, the stilt dancers of the Boston Circus Guild present an astonishing spectacle. Observe their remarkable skills and interact with these talented artists. DROP-IN ART MAKING Upcycled Wearable Art 1–4 pm | Atrium Create wearable art pins from upcycled vinyl museum banners. Led by fiber artist Rachel Chambers. DEMONSTRATIONS Transforming Wood into Wearable Art Noon – 4 pm, Atrium Combining natural forms and time-honored craftsmanship, woodworker Richard Crangle creates breathtaking pieces that defy logic and blur the boundaries of what is “wearable,” such as his Raven Dress, made of more than 500 hand-cut wood “feathers.” Metamorphosis of Sea Shells Noon–4 pm, Atrium Watch artist and award-winning WOW® designer Lorene Ireland deftly assemble seashells, fine china mosaics and other materials to create her fantastical garments.
Peabody Essex Museum
Michele Gomes & Jennifer Ting – Filmmakers; followed by a panel discussion with Dr. Charles Innis, Director of Animal Health, New England Aquarium; Constance Merigo, Marine Animal Rescue and Rehabilitation Manager, New England Aquarium; Bob Prescott, Sanctuary Director, Mass Audubon’s Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary & NOAA’s MA (Quincy south) Sea Turtle Stranding Coordinator and Kate Sampson, Sea Turtle Stranding Coordinator, NOAA Fisheries Greater Atlantic Region (VA through ME)
New England Aquarium
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