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      Plastic Sea, Changing Earth RECEPTION in Belmont


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      September 14, 2019

      Saturday   2:00 PM

      336 Concord Avenue
      Belmont, Massachusetts 02478

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      Plastic Sea, Changing Earth RECEPTION

      The BGA at the Belmont Library PLASTIC SEA/Changing Earth The Quilts of Agusta Augustsson (Sept. 7-Oct. 23) Open during library hours: https://belmontpubliclibrary.net/ Reception, Sat., Sept. 14, 2-4PM Assembly Room Melrose artist Agusta Agustsson presents a series of quilts about Climate Change. "My fiber work is influenced by my work as a landscape artist. Almost every day when I take the time to look there is something poignantly beautiful to see. It might be the sun striking a cloud formation or the texture of leafless trees climbing a mountain. I don’t want to express a vista in my work, but rather those clear, almost painful moments of sight. I want to evoke the natural world, not render it." This show is held in conjuction with the show at the Belmont Gallery of Art IMPACT: Climate Change (Sept. 8-Oct. 13) Opening Reception, Sunday, Sept. 15, 1-3PM This timely and powerful juried exhibit features contemporary tapestries by over two dozen tapestry artists from Tapestry Weavers in New England (TWINE) and Tapestry Weavers West (TWW) who use their work to address Climate Change and the destruction happening to our planet. The exhibit moves on to San Francisco after being showcased in Belmont. IMPACT: Climate Change - Special Events at the Gallery (Free) Sun., Oct. 6: Film Screenings of two Climate Change Documentaries: the Academy Award nominated Chasing Coral together with Chasing Ice Sun., Sept. 29: Environmental Panel Discussion. More details to follow. Questions?Please contact Rebecca Richards at: admin@belmontgallery.org BGA Regular Staffed Hours: Thurs., 10-4; Fri., 10-12; and Sat./Sun. 1-4. *Visitors also welcome to stop by during Homer Bldg. business hours: Mon.-Weds. 10-4

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