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Public Opening — Seed: Climate Change Resilience

The public is invited to the opening of the exhibition "Seed: Climate Change Resilience" at Albuquerque Museum

When

Jun 22, 2019
01:00 PM - 05:00 PM

Where

Albuquerque Museum
2000 Mountain Road NW
Albuquerque, NM 87104

Description

Presented by SeedBroadcast, this day of activities is designed to inspire dialogue around global warming, local food, healthy communities, and the revitalization of indigenous agri-Cultural practices.

Daryl Lucero will be Honoring the Land to kick off events at 1 p.m. in the gallery, followed by a short talk with partners in the exhibition including Aaron Lowden, director of Acoma Ancestral Lands Program and Youth Farm Corp, Beata Tsosie-Peña, environmental justice program coordinator for Tewa Women United, Ron Boyd, farmer in La Villita, NM at Mergirl Gardens, and Jennifer Nevarez, executive director of Community Learning Network.

Throughout the opening, members of SeedBroadcast will be stationed at the Seed Story Workshop space within the exhibition to assist visitors in sharing their seed stories. Hanna Laga Abram and local youth will perform spontaneous climate change statements in the gallery.

At 3:30 p.m., join farmer Sarah Montgomery and the University of New Mexico’s Land Arts of the American West in planting amaranth for the installation, A Garden: The Birds Arrive on the northwest side of the Museum.

 

Educational programming for this exhibition is generously sponsored by the Albuquerque chapter of the Links, Incorporated.

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Price

Free

Contact

Elizabeth Becker
505-764-6515