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Dates:Tuesday, July 5, 2022 - Sunday, July 31, 2022
Hours:10:00 AM - 9:00 PM Daily
Ages:Kids, Teens, Adults
Category:Green Events

July 5 – through July 31

The Umbrella Arts & Environment and The Umbrella Visual Arts programs, in partnership with the Concord, MA-based Social Documentary Network/ZEKE Magazine, present an exciting new exhibition of world-class documentary photography emphasizing long-term sustainable solutions to the climate crisis including the Indigenous People’s Burn Network in the western United States; Nemo’s Garden in Italy — the world’s first underwater greenhouse; the African Women Rising’s Permagarden Program in Uganda, and others.

The exhibition is inspired by the Spring 2022 issue featuring projects by Kiliii Yuyan, Giacomo d'Orlando, Sarah Fretwell, and veteran climate journalist Antonia Juhasz.

Opening Reception

Friday, July 8, 6:00-7:30 pm ET
Free public reception with remarks by curator Glenn Ruga, Arts & Environment Director Madeline Miller, participating photographer Lauren Owens Lambert, and Michael Frederick, executive director of the Thoreau Society

Concert with Jesse Paris Smith and Alana Amram

Friday, July 8, 8:00-9:00 pm ET
Jesse Paris Smith presents an evening of music, stories, and readings connected with Thoreau and Concord.

She will be joined by musician and song writer, Alana Amram.

Concert presented by the Thoreau Society.

Click Here for tickets.

Virtual Panel Discussion

Tuesday, July 12, 2:00 pm ET
(Visit site to register for free discussion with Giacomo d'Orlando, Sarah Fretwell, and Kiliii Yuyan)

Featured Artists:

• Giacomo d'Orlando: Nemo's Garden
• Sarah Fretwell: Permagarden Refugees
• Carolyn Monastra: Witness Tree: Climate Solutions from Around the World
• Roberto Nistri: Burkina Faso: The Power of Resilience
• Lauren Owens Lambert: Saving the Stranded
• Mark Phillips: Unbroken: Repair is Essential
• Chris Trinh: Black Snake Killers
• Kiliii Yuyan: Indigenous Fire

Curated by: Glenn Ruga

Presented by: Social Documentary Network and The Umbrella Arts Center

Sponsors: The Foundation for Systemic Change, Digital Silver Imaging, Hahnemühle



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