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  • 09/21 Saturday
    Birdwatching at Grace Farms | Fall Migration
    10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
    Grace Farms Tour
    10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
    Open Arts Studio for Families
    10:30 AM – 2:30 PM
    Exploring Nature | Restoring Native Meadows
    12:30 PM – 2:00 PM
    Ending Violence Against Women | A Conversation with Dr. Denis Mukwege
    4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
    09/25 Wednesday
    Astronomy at Grace Farms | Fall Constellations
    8:00 PM – 9:30 PM
    09/26 Thursday
    Grace Farms Tour
    10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
    09/28 Saturday
    Birdwatching at Grace Farms | Fall Migration
    10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
    Grace Farms Tour
    10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
    Growing Community | Fall Planting
    10:30 AM – 12:30 PM
    Open Arts Studio for Families
    10:30 AM – 2:30 PM

Birdwatching at Grace Farms | Fall Migration

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x Saturday, 9/21 | Grace Farms will be open to the public 10am-6pm. After 1pm, parking will only be available for registered program attendees.

Carrie Mae Weems Lecture

Carrie Mae Weems Lecture

Carrie Mae Weems Lecture

Register Now

Date

Mar 15, 2019
7:30 PM–9:00 PM

Venue

Grace Farms, CT

Ticket price

Free

Join us as distinguished artist Carrie Mae Weems presents an engaging lecture on her extensive body of work, which includes photographs, text, fabric, audio, digital images, installation, and video. Described by The New York Times as “… a superb image maker and a moral force, focused and irrepressible….” Weems investigates violence, family relationships, cultural identity, sexism, class, political systems, and the consequences of power through her art.

This program addresses challenging issues and contains graphic images. Participant and parental discretion is advised.

Carrie Mae Weems will also join us on Saturday, March 23 for a special Performance.

 

About Carrie Mae Weems

Carrie Mae Weems was born in Portland, Oregon (1953) and currently lives and works in upstate New York. Through image and text, film, video, photography design, installation, and performance, along with her many convenings with individuals across a multitude of disciplines, she has created a complex body of work that centers on her overarching commitment to helping us better understand our present moment by examining our collective past. Weems has received a multitude of awards, grants, and fellowships including a MacArthur “Genius” grant; an International Medal of Arts from the US Department of State; the Rome Prize from the American Academy in Rome; the National Endowment of the Arts; and the Louis Comfort Tiffany Award, among many others. Major solo exhibitions of Carrie’s work include Carrie Mae Weems: The Museum Series, at the Studio Museum in Harlem, New York (2014) and Carrie Mae Weems: Three Decades of Photography and Videoat the Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, which also traveled to: Portland Art Museum, Oregon; Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio; Cantor Center for Visual Arts, Stanford University; Guggenheim Museum, New York, 2013 – 2014. She is represented in public and private collections around the world, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; Tate Modern, London, England; the Museum of Modern Art, NY and Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles.

Photo © Jerry Klineberg

 

 

Grace Farms Foundation supports initiatives in the areas of nature, arts, justice, community, and faith, and encourages participation locally and globally.

Nature + Environment
Arts + Beauty
Faith + Meaning
Community + Relationships
Justice + Ethics
Children and Families
Teens
Adults
Seniors
court
Sustainability
Sharon Prince
River building
architecture
SANAA
Grace Farms Nature
Grace Farms Arts
Grace Farms Justice
Grace Farms Community
Grace Farms Faith
Krishna Patel
Mark Fowler
Rod Khattabi
Julianne Swartz Joy Still
ethical supply chain
transparent supply chain
unchain.org
Space Grants
day trips from nyc
ct day trips
day trips from nyc without a car
spring daytrips
family getaways from nyc
pollinators
native plants
pollinator decline
biodiversity
honey bees
native bees
nature conservancy
pollinator pathways
Grace Farms and nature
Earth Day
Fairfield County and pollinator pathways
restoring wild and Grace Farms
habitat loss
pesticides and bees
Philanthropy
Rob Reich
Donor-Advised Funds
Not-for-profits
non-profits
wildlife trafficking
African Union
Zambia
poaching
ivory
rhino horns
pangolin scales
social sculpture
Joseph Beuy
Dr. Vanessa Patrick-Ralhan
Association for Consumer Research
Rebecca Solnit
Grace Farms and Social Sculpture
grace farms and pollinator pathways
pollinator habitats
environmentalists
New Canaan and pollinator pathways
Mark Fowler and pollinator pathways
summer day trip in CT
New York City Day Trip to CT
nature day trips in CT
Day trips not far from NYC
Summer day trips not far from NYC
Day trips for children and family in CT
modern-day slavery
child slavery
forced labor
World Cocoa Foundation
west elm
williams-sonoma
eye heart hand
not-for-profit Nest
Tony’s Chocolonely
GoodWeave
Kailash Satyarthi
third-party auditors
auditors
Global Slavey Index
Washington Post
U.S. Army Chaplains
Chaplains
hopeful spaces

Arts

Join us as distinguished artist Carrie Mae Weems presents an engaging lecture on her extensive body of work, which includes photographs, text, fabric, audio, digital images, installation, and video. Described by The New York Times as “… a superb image maker and a moral force, focused and irrepressible….” Weems investigates violence, family relationships, cultural identity, sexism, class, political systems, and the consequences of power through her art.

This program addresses challenging issues and contains graphic images. Participant and parental discretion is advised.

Carrie Mae Weems will also join us on Saturday, March 23 for a special Performance.

 

About Carrie Mae Weems

Carrie Mae Weems was born in Portland, Oregon (1953) and currently lives and works in upstate New York. Through image and text, film, video, photography design, installation, and performance, along with her many convenings with individuals across a multitude of disciplines, she has created a complex body of work that centers on her overarching commitment to helping us better understand our present moment by examining our collective past. Weems has received a multitude of awards, grants, and fellowships including a MacArthur “Genius” grant; an International Medal of Arts from the US Department of State; the Rome Prize from the American Academy in Rome; the National Endowment of the Arts; and the Louis Comfort Tiffany Award, among many others. Major solo exhibitions of Carrie’s work include Carrie Mae Weems: The Museum Series, at the Studio Museum in Harlem, New York (2014) and Carrie Mae Weems: Three Decades of Photography and Videoat the Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, which also traveled to: Portland Art Museum, Oregon; Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio; Cantor Center for Visual Arts, Stanford University; Guggenheim Museum, New York, 2013 – 2014. She is represented in public and private collections around the world, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; Tate Modern, London, England; the Museum of Modern Art, NY and Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles.

Photo © Jerry Klineberg

 

 

Grace Farms Foundation supports initiatives in the areas of nature, arts, justice, community, and faith, and encourages participation locally and globally.

Adults
Seniors

Arts

Register Now

Date

Mar 15, 2019
7:30 PM–9:00 PM

Venue

Grace Farms, CT

Ticket price

Free

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