In the Shaira Ali Gallery

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Viewing Integrated Cycles

A limited number of time slots for visitors to come to ACA to view the exhibition in person. Only registered visitors will be permitted into the gallery. Due to COVID-19 precautions, we cannot accommodate walk-ins to view the exhibit. Visitors must provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination or a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of your visit to enter the gallery. All visitors must wear a mask and practice social distancing while in our facility. All COVID-19 policies can be found here

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This program is supported in part by a Projects Grant from the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency that promotes excellence, inclusion, education, and diversity in the arts, humanities, and sciences, fosters a rich cultural life for all Massachusetts residents, and contributes to the vitality of our communities and economy.

Integrated Cycles: Artists Respond to Our Changing Earth

Richard Alan Cohen | Cedric Harper | Shelby Meyerhoff | Ponnapa Prakkamakul | Stefanie Timmermann

Curated by Emily Belz

March 3 - June 9, 2022

Opening Reception: Thursday, March 10, 6:00-7:30pm

Panel Discussion: Sunday, April 3 at 3pm

(Panel Discussion will feature curator Emily Belz and Select Artists)

**PLEASE NOTE: Proof of vaccination or a negative PCR test will be required to attend these events, and masks must be worn at all times while inside our facility. Please visit our COVID-19 Updates Page for all information on our requirements for visiting this exhibit.

As humans we are interdependent and intertwined with nature. Our shared home on Planet Earth is not simply a backdrop for our existence, but the fabric of our existence itself. This concept is interwoven into the work of the five artists that comprise ACA’s newest exhibit, Integrated Cycles: Artists Respond to Our Changing Earth, curated by Emily Belz. The artists— Richard Alan Cohen, Cedric Harper, Shelby Meyerhoff, Ponnapa Prakkamakul, and Stefanie Timmermann—invite viewers to consider topics ranging from climate change, to our interconnectedness to animal species, to how we form more purposeful relationships to landscapes and space. Part reverie, part warning, and part call to action, the artists and artworks in this exhibit summon the richness and diversity of our Planet and the role each of us plays in shaping its future.

INTEGRATED CYCLES ENVIRONMENTAL WORKSHOPS

 

Exhibiting artists Shelby Meyerhoff, Ponnapa Prakkamakul, and Stefanie Timmermann are guest-teaching workshops to share their practice and spark creativity in furthering the discussion of stewardship and coexistence with our planet for all generations.

Face and Body Painting for Families

w/ Shelby Meyerhoff

Saturday 4/9, 10:00 – 11:30am

For ages 6 – 12 with an adult (all children must be accompanied by an adult and have permission to participate from a legal guardian). One registration per person.

Tuition: $33 members, $43 non-members

Mixed Media Art for Kids: Found Materials in Landscape
w/ Ponnapa Prakkamakul
Saturday, 5/21  3-4:30pm
For ages 8 – 12 
Tuition: $33 members, $43 non-members

 

Cyanotype Workshop for Teens
w/ Stefanie Timmermann
Saturday 5/21, 12:30-2:30pm
For ages 12 - 18 
Tuition: $33 members, $43 non-members

To inquire on purchasing artwork exhibited in this show, please email ACA Education and Programs Director Cat Beaudoin at cat@acarts.org

In the Hallway Gallery

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Artwork by John Gagan

May 14 - June 30, 2022

Opening Reception: Saturday, May 14, 1-4pm

John Gagan creates artwork in a variety of media including oil painting, photography, and digital art.