Art in the Environment: Perspectives in Place

Free demonstrations and workshops. Public is welcome. 

Throughout the summer, these educational programs serve to inspire deeper connection, better understanding, and enduring support for Grand Teton National Park.

Saturday, July 6, Mormon Row, Grand Teton  National Park  

9:00 AM-11:00 AM: Plein Air Artist, Emily Boespflug - Plein Air Painting: Emily will capture the essence of one of the most popular homesteading sites in the country using vivid layers of color to describe the passing light.

9:00 AM-11:00 AM: Poet, Betsy Bernfeld - Narrative Poetry: "A Walk in the Park."  Take a walk along the "row" with Betsy and experiment with weaving nature into your personal narrative. 

9:00 AM-11:00 AM: Fiber Artist, Doris Florig - Fiber Art Sculptures: Making life size wildlife sculptures. Doris will have two bison head mounts on display and offer visitors the opportunity to try their hand at needle felting.

Saturday, August 3, Blacktail Butte Overlook, Grand Teton National Park

7:00 AM- 9:00 AM: Photographer, Randy Issacson 

9:00 AM-11:00 AM: Writer, Matt Daly - "What I heard the River say."   This workshop uses sensory exercises to deepen the connections between participants and place. Inventive and invented language to translate our conversation with the more-than-human world into poetic offerings for our human neighbors.

9:00 AM-11:00 AM: Fiber Artist, Doris Florig - Tablet Weaving: Join Doris, and learn an ancient card weaving technique. Fibers for the project include wool yarn, hand dyed, using regional plants like sage and balsam root flowers.

Saturday, September 7, Schwabacher's Landing, Grand Teton National Park

7:00 AM-11:00 AM: Photographer, Randy Issacson

9:00 AM-11:00 AM: Writer, Anne Marie Wells

9:00 AM-11:00 AM: Fiber Artist, Doris Florig - Tapestry Weaving: You are invited! Have a seat, at the six person loom, and help weave a tapestry influenced by the environment of the riverside.


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