Art for the Earth

Photos by Ted Glasoe, Linda Goad, Aimee Norkett

In the face of a challenge that unites us all, whether it be coronavirus or our global climate crisis, we cannot shut down. Instead, we must shift our energies and efforts to new ways to mobilize the world to action.”

-Kathleen Rogers
President, Earth Day Network

Art for the Earth - UPDATES- We’re going digital! 

Here’s an additional opportunity to have your Earth-related art featured on EarthDay.org

The Artists for the Earth Gallery provides a platform for artists and creative thinkers around the world to contribute to the environmental movement. Art has a dynamic way of reaching others, engaging hearts and inspiring change. We hope you will feel free to participate.

Linda Goad

The Calendar

April 4th

Virtual First Saturday Evanston Art Events
Links:  

 

Walking Tour- “Views from the Window”

  • Open Studio Project 901 Sherman
  • 1100 Florence Gallery, Kathy Halper Landscapes
  • MAKE Studio 1123 Florence
  • Adler/George Studio 1125 Florence 

 

Movie Suggestions

4 Documentaries About Artists and Art 

  • The 2014 film National Gallery details the operations, educational mission, and collection housed by the National Gallery in London, one of the most famous museums in the world.
  • At fours hours long this documentary might be the longest film on our list, but it’s worth the watch! This film from 2006 argues that Warhol is the greatest artist of the second half of the twentieth century and sets out to prove that claim.

5 Movies About Artists While Your Are Keeping Your Distance

OR

  • Netflix Party: Keep your distance AND watch a movie with friends! Just heard about this program from Netflix, where you can virtually watch a movie with friends! Chat room, group pause, share and compare!

 

LIVE APRIL 1st!

Stay tuned for Printed copies later this spring.  Proceeds go to Evanston Made Art Spark Fund and One Tree Planted mission of global reforestation 

 

VIDEO POSTED APRIL 4th-30th Will be updated weekly!

  • Video from Ted  Glasoe on action to care for our Lake’s health  and Celebrating Lake Michigan through photos and paintings.
  • JOIN US VIRTUALLY- Joyce Elias will talk about Earth Art and how to turn your nature walks into a calming, creative, art-making experience.  Please share your creations on social media and tag us so we can share! #EvanstonLovesNature #Evanstonmade #ArtfortheEarth
  • Movie Inspiration-Rivers and Tides, Andy Goldsworthy Documentary 
  • https://www.amazon.com/Rivers-Tides-Andy-Goldsworthy/dp/B0010XIGLG
  • Or Hulu has free trial offer. Leaning Into the Wind: Andy Goldsworthy
  • Watch for inspiration for our ongoing Earth Art making challenge.  Posts and info on IG and FB!
  • DIY “View from the Beach”  or Digital version utilizing the website at
  • Clark St. Beach Bird Sanctuary  Post your sketch and tag @evanston_made #evanstonlovesnature #evanstonart
  • Evanston Made Sketch artists will be posting tutorials and Kid Friendly sketching ideas.
  • DIY Digital event- Create in your own space- your yard, your balcony or on your porch! We’ll be posting ideas and suggestions for your own Earth Art creations.  It’s a great project with the whole family! Post your creations and tag @evanston_made #evanstonlovesnature #evanstonart
  • Virtual event! Stay tuned for updated details on how to participate!!
  • Eggleston Park Food Forest. Work day postponed, Stay tuned for plans for an upcoming sculpture collaboration in the garden AND How to DIY your home garden.  Added info for a Starting a veggie garden with the kids on your balcony, deck or sunny window.  

 

 

Links:

Learn all about living greener in Evanston: Citizens' Greener Evanston

Take the Pollinator Pledge: Habitat Evanston

Find the EcoHub for Evanston:Evanston EcoHub

Planting Trees: One Tree Planted

Nature experiences: forest bathing 

Become a Citizen Scientist:  Project Squirrel: Home

Interested in gardening? Edible Evanston

Learn more about hazelnuts and other trees:  Arbor Day

Learn to identify flowers: Bud Burst

Learn more about the Bird Habitat: Clark St.Beach Bird Sanctuary

Help track birds at Clark Street Bird Sanctuary EBirds

Help give birds a safer home:3 Billion Birds

Learn to identify birds:Merlin All About Birds

Evanston Public Library: Evanston Public Library

Evanston Ecology Center: Ecology Center Info

In the News

Thank you so much to The Daily Northwestern for providing such amazing information about Art for the Earth!