Chandler Gallery Current Exhibition
May 28, 2019

This show brings into focus the biodiversity of urban animals in Cambridge, Mass., and articulates the relationships we have with the wild animals that live within city boundaries.

City Animals has its roots in the Cambridge Wildlife Puppetry Project (CWPP), a community art project that launched in 2012. It began as an elementary school family parade marching group representing Fresh Pond Reservation’s wildlife species in the Honk! Parade. It has, over the past seven years, become a familiar presence that brings local biodiversity into the public eye through participatory arts experiences across our city. The CWPP represents the full range of wild species in Cambridge from the beetle to the owl, from the alewives in the Charles River to the Great Blue Heron that are seen at Black’s Nook near Fresh Pond. Through giant parade puppets, masks, costumes, hand puppets, finger puppets, and representations of our city’s species in a variety of other media, including as wildlife trading cards the CWPP creates a form of celebrity for the uncelebrated— urban wildlife. The CWPP, now under the umbrella of the nonprofit organization Green Cambridge, has provided opportunities to celebrate local flora and fauna to children and families in workshops at the Center for Families, the Pathways for Family Success Program, and the Tobin Community School.

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Sampler Series: Intro to Printmaking
May 28, 2019

Raising your personal concepts and technical skills to new levels is the focus of this tutorial style class.  Attention to individual needs and desires makes it a very specific, tailored experience.

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Backyard Block Party 2019

City Animals workshop, 1:00-3:00 PM

Maud Morgan Arts Closures

Monday, May 27, 2019 in observance of Memorial Day

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Fall 2019 Programming Preview – Coming June 2019

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