Great date night at ASU Art Museum

October 2, 2009 at 6:04 pm

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Please join us at ASU Art Museum Friday, Oct. 9, from 7 – 9 p.m. for our Defining Sustainability opening reception!

As always, the reception and all activities are FREE and open to the public.

Details follow:

SUSTAINABLE TIP #1 –

Take the Valley Metro LIGHT RAIL with your friends and family to the MILL AVENUE stop, then stroll south through Downtown Tempe to the ASU ART MUSEUM @ 10th STREET (just south of University).

JOIN US TO CELEBRATE THE FREE PUBLIC OPENING OF THE ASU ART MUSEUM FALL SEASON

DEFINING SUSTAINABILITY

FIVE SEPARATE EXHIBITIONS!


Refreshments generously provided by Whole Foods, Caffe Boa, Fairytale Brownies, Essence Bakery Café.

Live music provided by Postcommodity Collective.

ArtZone –  Participate in Mel Chin’s current project Fundred Dollar Bill/Operation Paydirt. Come get creative for a great cause! Fundred.org

Community members will present sustainable practices from simple, low-tech ideas to the technologically advanced.

The season opening reception is co-sponsored by the Global Institute for Sustainability and its School of Sustainability.

Organization support for the sustainable demonstrations area provided by EcoAid, Arizona Homegrown Solutions and Tempe’s ERIC, Educational/Recycling Information Center.


Defining Sustainability
exhibitions include:
at the Ceramics Research Center-
NATIVE CONFLUENCE: SUSTAINING CULTURES
Nora Naranjo Morse, Athena & Bill Steen,
Postcommodity Collective (Kade Twist, Steven Yazzie,
Nathan Young and Raven Chacon)

in the main museum:

DEFINING SUSTAINABILITY: FROM THE ASU ART MUSEUM COLLECTION

NOWHERE TO HIDE: THREE ARTISTS IN THE DESERT
Julie Anand, Richard Lerman, Carrie Marill

POLITICAL PLY: RECYCLED EVAPORATIVE COOLING SHADE STRUCTURES
Jason Griffiths and Design Studio

Social Studies residency project:

JILLIAN McDONALD: ALONE TOGETHER IN THE DARK

Moving Targets exhibition:

I’M KEEPING AN EYE ON YOU, group video exhibition

Mounira Al Solh, Rachel Garfield, Charlotte Ginsborg, Pia Greschner,
Myung-Soo Kim, Yaron Lapid, Jeff Luckey, Johnna MacArthur,
Michael Mohan, Corinna Schnitt

Click here to listen to NATIONAL RADIO coverage of the Defining Sustainability season

Defining Sustainability at the ASU Art Museum was co-organized by Global Institute of Sustainability and its School of Sustainability, ASU; School of Art and School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, ASU; School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning and American Indian Studies Program, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, ASU; and ASU Institute for Humanities Research.

Projects and exhibitions supported by Helme Prinzen Endowment, Evelyn Smith Family Exhibition Fund, The FUNd at the ASU Art Museum, ASU Art Museum Advisory Board, Joseph Dung Ceramics Initiative, EDAW/AECOM, Arizona Humanities Council, Pyramid Developers, O Premium Waters, Skull Candy, Prisma Graphic, Spicers Paper and SRP.

Educational programs sponsored by Jean Stange Memorial Fund, Red & Alva Foundation, the family of Jan Fisher and Scottsdale League for the Arts.

We look forward to having you JOIN US!

Need more information? Call us! 480.965.2787.

By the way, there’s free parking available! Look outside the Ceramics Research Center, on the Northeast corner of Mill Ave at 10th Street, for the museum-marked spaces. Just log in at the computer on the security desk in either the CRC or the museum, so we know you’re here for us!

-diane

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