PRESS RELEASE: "On the Planet" in Barre and Burlington
ON THE PLANET is a 3-site, international art exhibit organized by Studio Place Arts that showcases artwork, performances, and educational activities by Japanese and American artists in September, 2010, in recognition of the 10th Anniversary of the U.N. Convention on Biological Diversity.
The exhibit takes place at all sites from Septemer 1-22. All 3 floors of Studio Place Arts explore biodiversity and related environmental topics, with artwork by Japanese and American artists, including prints on the second floor by students from the Nagoya University of Fine Arts, and an installation by New York-based installation artist Midori Harima (see below). During this same timeframe, there is an exhibit at Flynndog in Burlington, and outdoors performances and installations at historic stone quarries at Millstone Hill in Barre Town.
Self-guided tours of ON THE PLANET outdoors sculptures located in historic quarries at Millstone Hill in Barre Town take place on Tuesdays. Sept. 14, 21, Noon- 6:00 PM. It takes about an hour to walk around the loop, through beautiful paths passing quarries in the woods and many exciting sculptural installations, including one by Massachusetts artist Chris Nelson that bisects the large Capital Quarry with yellow nylon rope.
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