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Tue May 11, 2021 Top ^
Pandemic & Protest
Time: All day event
Virtual: This online exhibition features three projects created by artists responding to COVID-19 and Black Lives Matter protests: Isaac Scott’s protest photographs from Philadelphia; Danielle St. Laurent’s portraits of families in quarantine through the windows of their homes; and MASKS4PEOPLE’s silkscreened face masks created in collaboration with sculptor Nicole Cherubini’s mezzanine installation at the Tang. The exhibition includes oral histories with the artists and new writing by Skidmore faculty and staff Cerri Banks, Rachel Cantave, Andy Demaree, Parker Diggory, Lisa Grady-Willis, Kelli Johnson and Julia Routbort. Additionally, Skidmore students in Dayton Director Ian Berry’s The Artist Interview course wrote short responses to these projects after meeting with and interviewing the artists in September 2020. The exhibition will demonstrate how a museum can act to support artists, document and preserve historic moments in real time, and serve as a repository and archive for primary-source material for future study and research. click here for more information
Wed May 12, 2021 Top ^
Pandemic & Protest
Time: All day event
Virtual: This online exhibition features three projects created by artists responding to COVID-19 and Black Lives Matter protests: Isaac Scott’s protest photographs from Philadelphia; Danielle St. Laurent’s portraits of families in quarantine through the windows of their homes; and MASKS4PEOPLE’s silkscreened face masks created in collaboration with sculptor Nicole Cherubini’s mezzanine installation at the Tang. The exhibition includes oral histories with the artists and new writing by Skidmore faculty and staff Cerri Banks, Rachel Cantave, Andy Demaree, Parker Diggory, Lisa Grady-Willis, Kelli Johnson and Julia Routbort. Additionally, Skidmore students in Dayton Director Ian Berry’s The Artist Interview course wrote short responses to these projects after meeting with and interviewing the artists in September 2020. The exhibition will demonstrate how a museum can act to support artists, document and preserve historic moments in real time, and serve as a repository and archive for primary-source material for future study and research. click here for more information
Lunchtime Crochet: Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef
Time: 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM
TANG Tang Teaching Museum: Associate Curator Rebecca McNamara hosts an online drop-in crocheting session from noon to 12:30 PM each Wednesday through 2021. Join at your leisure to crochet and chat as we create corals for a massive community art project, the Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef, part of the worldwide Crochet Coral Reef project by Christine and Margaret Wertheim and the Institute For Figuring. Coral creations submitted to the Museum will be assembled together to form the Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef, which will be exhibited as part of Radical Fiber: Threads Connecting Art and Science, opening in early 2022.Open to everyone, and all skill levels welcome!Download the Institute For Figuring’s brochure How to Crochet Hyperbolic Corals.About the Crochet Coral ReefThe Crochet Coral Reef is a project created by sisters Christine Wertheim and Margaret Wertheim of the Institute For Figuring. Residing at the intersection of mathematics, marine biology, handicraft, and community art practice, the project responds to the environmental crisis of global warming and the escalating problem of oceanic plastic trash by highlighting not only the damage humans do to earth’s ecology, but also our power for positive action. The Wertheims’ Crochet Coral Reef collection has been exhibited worldwide, including at the 2019 Venice Biennale, Andy Warhol Museum (Pittsburgh), Hayward Gallery (London), Science Gallery (Dublin), and the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History (Washington, DC). The project also encompasses a community-art program in which more than 10,000 people around the world have participated in making more than 40 locally based Satellite Reefs—in New York, Chicago, Melbourne, Ireland, Latvia, UAE, and elsewhere. The Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef is the latest addition to this ever-evolving wooly archipelago.About the ArtistsMargaret Wertheim is a science writer, artist, and author of books on the cultural history of physics. Christine Wertheim is an experimental poet, performer, artist, and writer, and a faculty member at the California Institute of the Arts. Margaret and Christine conduct the Crochet Coral Reef project through their Los Angeles–based practice, the Institute For Figuring, which is dedicated to “the poetic dimensions of science and mathematics.” The IFF is at once an art endeavor and a framework for innovative public science engagement.To register, go to the event page on the Tang's calendar https://tang.skidmore.edu/calendar.
Thu May 13, 2021 Top ^
Pandemic & Protest
Time: All day event
Virtual: This online exhibition features three projects created by artists responding to COVID-19 and Black Lives Matter protests: Isaac Scott’s protest photographs from Philadelphia; Danielle St. Laurent’s portraits of families in quarantine through the windows of their homes; and MASKS4PEOPLE’s silkscreened face masks created in collaboration with sculptor Nicole Cherubini’s mezzanine installation at the Tang. The exhibition includes oral histories with the artists and new writing by Skidmore faculty and staff Cerri Banks, Rachel Cantave, Andy Demaree, Parker Diggory, Lisa Grady-Willis, Kelli Johnson and Julia Routbort. Additionally, Skidmore students in Dayton Director Ian Berry’s The Artist Interview course wrote short responses to these projects after meeting with and interviewing the artists in September 2020. The exhibition will demonstrate how a museum can act to support artists, document and preserve historic moments in real time, and serve as a repository and archive for primary-source material for future study and research. click here for more information
Fri May 14, 2021 Top ^
Pandemic & Protest
Time: All day event
Virtual: This online exhibition features three projects created by artists responding to COVID-19 and Black Lives Matter protests: Isaac Scott’s protest photographs from Philadelphia; Danielle St. Laurent’s portraits of families in quarantine through the windows of their homes; and MASKS4PEOPLE’s silkscreened face masks created in collaboration with sculptor Nicole Cherubini’s mezzanine installation at the Tang. The exhibition includes oral histories with the artists and new writing by Skidmore faculty and staff Cerri Banks, Rachel Cantave, Andy Demaree, Parker Diggory, Lisa Grady-Willis, Kelli Johnson and Julia Routbort. Additionally, Skidmore students in Dayton Director Ian Berry’s The Artist Interview course wrote short responses to these projects after meeting with and interviewing the artists in September 2020. The exhibition will demonstrate how a museum can act to support artists, document and preserve historic moments in real time, and serve as a repository and archive for primary-source material for future study and research. click here for more information
Sat May 15, 2021 Top ^
Pandemic & Protest
Time: All day event
Virtual: This online exhibition features three projects created by artists responding to COVID-19 and Black Lives Matter protests: Isaac Scott’s protest photographs from Philadelphia; Danielle St. Laurent’s portraits of families in quarantine through the windows of their homes; and MASKS4PEOPLE’s silkscreened face masks created in collaboration with sculptor Nicole Cherubini’s mezzanine installation at the Tang. The exhibition includes oral histories with the artists and new writing by Skidmore faculty and staff Cerri Banks, Rachel Cantave, Andy Demaree, Parker Diggory, Lisa Grady-Willis, Kelli Johnson and Julia Routbort. Additionally, Skidmore students in Dayton Director Ian Berry’s The Artist Interview course wrote short responses to these projects after meeting with and interviewing the artists in September 2020. The exhibition will demonstrate how a museum can act to support artists, document and preserve historic moments in real time, and serve as a repository and archive for primary-source material for future study and research. click here for more information
Sun May 16, 2021 Top ^
Pandemic & Protest
Time: All day event
Virtual: This online exhibition features three projects created by artists responding to COVID-19 and Black Lives Matter protests: Isaac Scott’s protest photographs from Philadelphia; Danielle St. Laurent’s portraits of families in quarantine through the windows of their homes; and MASKS4PEOPLE’s silkscreened face masks created in collaboration with sculptor Nicole Cherubini’s mezzanine installation at the Tang. The exhibition includes oral histories with the artists and new writing by Skidmore faculty and staff Cerri Banks, Rachel Cantave, Andy Demaree, Parker Diggory, Lisa Grady-Willis, Kelli Johnson and Julia Routbort. Additionally, Skidmore students in Dayton Director Ian Berry’s The Artist Interview course wrote short responses to these projects after meeting with and interviewing the artists in September 2020. The exhibition will demonstrate how a museum can act to support artists, document and preserve historic moments in real time, and serve as a repository and archive for primary-source material for future study and research. click here for more information
Mon May 17, 2021 Top ^
Pandemic & Protest
Time: All day event
Virtual: This online exhibition features three projects created by artists responding to COVID-19 and Black Lives Matter protests: Isaac Scott’s protest photographs from Philadelphia; Danielle St. Laurent’s portraits of families in quarantine through the windows of their homes; and MASKS4PEOPLE’s silkscreened face masks created in collaboration with sculptor Nicole Cherubini’s mezzanine installation at the Tang. The exhibition includes oral histories with the artists and new writing by Skidmore faculty and staff Cerri Banks, Rachel Cantave, Andy Demaree, Parker Diggory, Lisa Grady-Willis, Kelli Johnson and Julia Routbort. Additionally, Skidmore students in Dayton Director Ian Berry’s The Artist Interview course wrote short responses to these projects after meeting with and interviewing the artists in September 2020. The exhibition will demonstrate how a museum can act to support artists, document and preserve historic moments in real time, and serve as a repository and archive for primary-source material for future study and research. click here for more information
Tue May 18, 2021 Top ^
Pandemic & Protest
Time: All day event
Virtual: This online exhibition features three projects created by artists responding to COVID-19 and Black Lives Matter protests: Isaac Scott’s protest photographs from Philadelphia; Danielle St. Laurent’s portraits of families in quarantine through the windows of their homes; and MASKS4PEOPLE’s silkscreened face masks created in collaboration with sculptor Nicole Cherubini’s mezzanine installation at the Tang. The exhibition includes oral histories with the artists and new writing by Skidmore faculty and staff Cerri Banks, Rachel Cantave, Andy Demaree, Parker Diggory, Lisa Grady-Willis, Kelli Johnson and Julia Routbort. Additionally, Skidmore students in Dayton Director Ian Berry’s The Artist Interview course wrote short responses to these projects after meeting with and interviewing the artists in September 2020. The exhibition will demonstrate how a museum can act to support artists, document and preserve historic moments in real time, and serve as a repository and archive for primary-source material for future study and research. click here for more information
Wed May 19, 2021 Top ^
Pandemic & Protest
Time: All day event
Virtual: This online exhibition features three projects created by artists responding to COVID-19 and Black Lives Matter protests: Isaac Scott’s protest photographs from Philadelphia; Danielle St. Laurent’s portraits of families in quarantine through the windows of their homes; and MASKS4PEOPLE’s silkscreened face masks created in collaboration with sculptor Nicole Cherubini’s mezzanine installation at the Tang. The exhibition includes oral histories with the artists and new writing by Skidmore faculty and staff Cerri Banks, Rachel Cantave, Andy Demaree, Parker Diggory, Lisa Grady-Willis, Kelli Johnson and Julia Routbort. Additionally, Skidmore students in Dayton Director Ian Berry’s The Artist Interview course wrote short responses to these projects after meeting with and interviewing the artists in September 2020. The exhibition will demonstrate how a museum can act to support artists, document and preserve historic moments in real time, and serve as a repository and archive for primary-source material for future study and research. click here for more information
Lunchtime Crochet: Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef
Time: 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM
TANG Tang Teaching Museum: Associate Curator Rebecca McNamara hosts an online drop-in crocheting session from noon to 12:30 PM each Wednesday through 2021. Join at your leisure to crochet and chat as we create corals for a massive community art project, the Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef, part of the worldwide Crochet Coral Reef project by Christine and Margaret Wertheim and the Institute For Figuring. Coral creations submitted to the Museum will be assembled together to form the Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef, which will be exhibited as part of Radical Fiber: Threads Connecting Art and Science, opening in early 2022.Open to everyone, and all skill levels welcome!Download the Institute For Figuring’s brochure How to Crochet Hyperbolic Corals.About the Crochet Coral ReefThe Crochet Coral Reef is a project created by sisters Christine Wertheim and Margaret Wertheim of the Institute For Figuring. Residing at the intersection of mathematics, marine biology, handicraft, and community art practice, the project responds to the environmental crisis of global warming and the escalating problem of oceanic plastic trash by highlighting not only the damage humans do to earth’s ecology, but also our power for positive action. The Wertheims’ Crochet Coral Reef collection has been exhibited worldwide, including at the 2019 Venice Biennale, Andy Warhol Museum (Pittsburgh), Hayward Gallery (London), Science Gallery (Dublin), and the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History (Washington, DC). The project also encompasses a community-art program in which more than 10,000 people around the world have participated in making more than 40 locally based Satellite Reefs—in New York, Chicago, Melbourne, Ireland, Latvia, UAE, and elsewhere. The Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef is the latest addition to this ever-evolving wooly archipelago.About the ArtistsMargaret Wertheim is a science writer, artist, and author of books on the cultural history of physics. Christine Wertheim is an experimental poet, performer, artist, and writer, and a faculty member at the California Institute of the Arts. Margaret and Christine conduct the Crochet Coral Reef project through their Los Angeles–based practice, the Institute For Figuring, which is dedicated to “the poetic dimensions of science and mathematics.” The IFF is at once an art endeavor and a framework for innovative public science engagement.To register, go to the event page on the Tang's calendar https://tang.skidmore.edu/calendar.
Thu May 20, 2021 Top ^
Pandemic & Protest
Time: All day event
Virtual: This online exhibition features three projects created by artists responding to COVID-19 and Black Lives Matter protests: Isaac Scott’s protest photographs from Philadelphia; Danielle St. Laurent’s portraits of families in quarantine through the windows of their homes; and MASKS4PEOPLE’s silkscreened face masks created in collaboration with sculptor Nicole Cherubini’s mezzanine installation at the Tang. The exhibition includes oral histories with the artists and new writing by Skidmore faculty and staff Cerri Banks, Rachel Cantave, Andy Demaree, Parker Diggory, Lisa Grady-Willis, Kelli Johnson and Julia Routbort. Additionally, Skidmore students in Dayton Director Ian Berry’s The Artist Interview course wrote short responses to these projects after meeting with and interviewing the artists in September 2020. The exhibition will demonstrate how a museum can act to support artists, document and preserve historic moments in real time, and serve as a repository and archive for primary-source material for future study and research. click here for more information
Fri May 21, 2021 Top ^
Pandemic & Protest
Time: All day event
Virtual: This online exhibition features three projects created by artists responding to COVID-19 and Black Lives Matter protests: Isaac Scott’s protest photographs from Philadelphia; Danielle St. Laurent’s portraits of families in quarantine through the windows of their homes; and MASKS4PEOPLE’s silkscreened face masks created in collaboration with sculptor Nicole Cherubini’s mezzanine installation at the Tang. The exhibition includes oral histories with the artists and new writing by Skidmore faculty and staff Cerri Banks, Rachel Cantave, Andy Demaree, Parker Diggory, Lisa Grady-Willis, Kelli Johnson and Julia Routbort. Additionally, Skidmore students in Dayton Director Ian Berry’s The Artist Interview course wrote short responses to these projects after meeting with and interviewing the artists in September 2020. The exhibition will demonstrate how a museum can act to support artists, document and preserve historic moments in real time, and serve as a repository and archive for primary-source material for future study and research. click here for more information
Sat May 22, 2021 Top ^
Pandemic & Protest
Time: All day event
Virtual: This online exhibition features three projects created by artists responding to COVID-19 and Black Lives Matter protests: Isaac Scott’s protest photographs from Philadelphia; Danielle St. Laurent’s portraits of families in quarantine through the windows of their homes; and MASKS4PEOPLE’s silkscreened face masks created in collaboration with sculptor Nicole Cherubini’s mezzanine installation at the Tang. The exhibition includes oral histories with the artists and new writing by Skidmore faculty and staff Cerri Banks, Rachel Cantave, Andy Demaree, Parker Diggory, Lisa Grady-Willis, Kelli Johnson and Julia Routbort. Additionally, Skidmore students in Dayton Director Ian Berry’s The Artist Interview course wrote short responses to these projects after meeting with and interviewing the artists in September 2020. The exhibition will demonstrate how a museum can act to support artists, document and preserve historic moments in real time, and serve as a repository and archive for primary-source material for future study and research. click here for more information
Sun May 23, 2021 Top ^
Pandemic & Protest
Time: All day event
Virtual: This online exhibition features three projects created by artists responding to COVID-19 and Black Lives Matter protests: Isaac Scott’s protest photographs from Philadelphia; Danielle St. Laurent’s portraits of families in quarantine through the windows of their homes; and MASKS4PEOPLE’s silkscreened face masks created in collaboration with sculptor Nicole Cherubini’s mezzanine installation at the Tang. The exhibition includes oral histories with the artists and new writing by Skidmore faculty and staff Cerri Banks, Rachel Cantave, Andy Demaree, Parker Diggory, Lisa Grady-Willis, Kelli Johnson and Julia Routbort. Additionally, Skidmore students in Dayton Director Ian Berry’s The Artist Interview course wrote short responses to these projects after meeting with and interviewing the artists in September 2020. The exhibition will demonstrate how a museum can act to support artists, document and preserve historic moments in real time, and serve as a repository and archive for primary-source material for future study and research. click here for more information
Mon May 24, 2021 Top ^
Pandemic & Protest
Time: All day event
Virtual: This online exhibition features three projects created by artists responding to COVID-19 and Black Lives Matter protests: Isaac Scott’s protest photographs from Philadelphia; Danielle St. Laurent’s portraits of families in quarantine through the windows of their homes; and MASKS4PEOPLE’s silkscreened face masks created in collaboration with sculptor Nicole Cherubini’s mezzanine installation at the Tang. The exhibition includes oral histories with the artists and new writing by Skidmore faculty and staff Cerri Banks, Rachel Cantave, Andy Demaree, Parker Diggory, Lisa Grady-Willis, Kelli Johnson and Julia Routbort. Additionally, Skidmore students in Dayton Director Ian Berry’s The Artist Interview course wrote short responses to these projects after meeting with and interviewing the artists in September 2020. The exhibition will demonstrate how a museum can act to support artists, document and preserve historic moments in real time, and serve as a repository and archive for primary-source material for future study and research. click here for more information
Tue May 25, 2021 Top ^
Pandemic & Protest
Time: All day event
Virtual: This online exhibition features three projects created by artists responding to COVID-19 and Black Lives Matter protests: Isaac Scott’s protest photographs from Philadelphia; Danielle St. Laurent’s portraits of families in quarantine through the windows of their homes; and MASKS4PEOPLE’s silkscreened face masks created in collaboration with sculptor Nicole Cherubini’s mezzanine installation at the Tang. The exhibition includes oral histories with the artists and new writing by Skidmore faculty and staff Cerri Banks, Rachel Cantave, Andy Demaree, Parker Diggory, Lisa Grady-Willis, Kelli Johnson and Julia Routbort. Additionally, Skidmore students in Dayton Director Ian Berry’s The Artist Interview course wrote short responses to these projects after meeting with and interviewing the artists in September 2020. The exhibition will demonstrate how a museum can act to support artists, document and preserve historic moments in real time, and serve as a repository and archive for primary-source material for future study and research. click here for more information
Wed May 26, 2021 Top ^
Pandemic & Protest
Time: All day event
Virtual: This online exhibition features three projects created by artists responding to COVID-19 and Black Lives Matter protests: Isaac Scott’s protest photographs from Philadelphia; Danielle St. Laurent’s portraits of families in quarantine through the windows of their homes; and MASKS4PEOPLE’s silkscreened face masks created in collaboration with sculptor Nicole Cherubini’s mezzanine installation at the Tang. The exhibition includes oral histories with the artists and new writing by Skidmore faculty and staff Cerri Banks, Rachel Cantave, Andy Demaree, Parker Diggory, Lisa Grady-Willis, Kelli Johnson and Julia Routbort. Additionally, Skidmore students in Dayton Director Ian Berry’s The Artist Interview course wrote short responses to these projects after meeting with and interviewing the artists in September 2020. The exhibition will demonstrate how a museum can act to support artists, document and preserve historic moments in real time, and serve as a repository and archive for primary-source material for future study and research. click here for more information
Lunchtime Crochet: Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef
Time: 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM
TANG Tang Teaching Museum: Associate Curator Rebecca McNamara hosts an online drop-in crocheting session from noon to 12:30 PM each Wednesday through 2021. Join at your leisure to crochet and chat as we create corals for a massive community art project, the Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef, part of the worldwide Crochet Coral Reef project by Christine and Margaret Wertheim and the Institute For Figuring. Coral creations submitted to the Museum will be assembled together to form the Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef, which will be exhibited as part of Radical Fiber: Threads Connecting Art and Science, opening in early 2022.Open to everyone, and all skill levels welcome!Download the Institute For Figuring’s brochure How to Crochet Hyperbolic Corals.About the Crochet Coral ReefThe Crochet Coral Reef is a project created by sisters Christine Wertheim and Margaret Wertheim of the Institute For Figuring. Residing at the intersection of mathematics, marine biology, handicraft, and community art practice, the project responds to the environmental crisis of global warming and the escalating problem of oceanic plastic trash by highlighting not only the damage humans do to earth’s ecology, but also our power for positive action. The Wertheims’ Crochet Coral Reef collection has been exhibited worldwide, including at the 2019 Venice Biennale, Andy Warhol Museum (Pittsburgh), Hayward Gallery (London), Science Gallery (Dublin), and the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History (Washington, DC). The project also encompasses a community-art program in which more than 10,000 people around the world have participated in making more than 40 locally based Satellite Reefs—in New York, Chicago, Melbourne, Ireland, Latvia, UAE, and elsewhere. The Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef is the latest addition to this ever-evolving wooly archipelago.About the ArtistsMargaret Wertheim is a science writer, artist, and author of books on the cultural history of physics. Christine Wertheim is an experimental poet, performer, artist, and writer, and a faculty member at the California Institute of the Arts. Margaret and Christine conduct the Crochet Coral Reef project through their Los Angeles–based practice, the Institute For Figuring, which is dedicated to “the poetic dimensions of science and mathematics.” The IFF is at once an art endeavor and a framework for innovative public science engagement.To register, go to the event page on the Tang's calendar https://tang.skidmore.edu/calendar.
Thu May 27, 2021 Top ^
Pandemic & Protest
Time: All day event
Virtual: This online exhibition features three projects created by artists responding to COVID-19 and Black Lives Matter protests: Isaac Scott’s protest photographs from Philadelphia; Danielle St. Laurent’s portraits of families in quarantine through the windows of their homes; and MASKS4PEOPLE’s silkscreened face masks created in collaboration with sculptor Nicole Cherubini’s mezzanine installation at the Tang. The exhibition includes oral histories with the artists and new writing by Skidmore faculty and staff Cerri Banks, Rachel Cantave, Andy Demaree, Parker Diggory, Lisa Grady-Willis, Kelli Johnson and Julia Routbort. Additionally, Skidmore students in Dayton Director Ian Berry’s The Artist Interview course wrote short responses to these projects after meeting with and interviewing the artists in September 2020. The exhibition will demonstrate how a museum can act to support artists, document and preserve historic moments in real time, and serve as a repository and archive for primary-source material for future study and research. click here for more information
Fri May 28, 2021 Top ^
Pandemic & Protest
Time: All day event
Virtual: This online exhibition features three projects created by artists responding to COVID-19 and Black Lives Matter protests: Isaac Scott’s protest photographs from Philadelphia; Danielle St. Laurent’s portraits of families in quarantine through the windows of their homes; and MASKS4PEOPLE’s silkscreened face masks created in collaboration with sculptor Nicole Cherubini’s mezzanine installation at the Tang. The exhibition includes oral histories with the artists and new writing by Skidmore faculty and staff Cerri Banks, Rachel Cantave, Andy Demaree, Parker Diggory, Lisa Grady-Willis, Kelli Johnson and Julia Routbort. Additionally, Skidmore students in Dayton Director Ian Berry’s The Artist Interview course wrote short responses to these projects after meeting with and interviewing the artists in September 2020. The exhibition will demonstrate how a museum can act to support artists, document and preserve historic moments in real time, and serve as a repository and archive for primary-source material for future study and research. click here for more information
Sat May 29, 2021 Top ^
Pandemic & Protest
Time: All day event
Virtual: This online exhibition features three projects created by artists responding to COVID-19 and Black Lives Matter protests: Isaac Scott’s protest photographs from Philadelphia; Danielle St. Laurent’s portraits of families in quarantine through the windows of their homes; and MASKS4PEOPLE’s silkscreened face masks created in collaboration with sculptor Nicole Cherubini’s mezzanine installation at the Tang. The exhibition includes oral histories with the artists and new writing by Skidmore faculty and staff Cerri Banks, Rachel Cantave, Andy Demaree, Parker Diggory, Lisa Grady-Willis, Kelli Johnson and Julia Routbort. Additionally, Skidmore students in Dayton Director Ian Berry’s The Artist Interview course wrote short responses to these projects after meeting with and interviewing the artists in September 2020. The exhibition will demonstrate how a museum can act to support artists, document and preserve historic moments in real time, and serve as a repository and archive for primary-source material for future study and research. click here for more information
Sun May 30, 2021 Top ^
Pandemic & Protest
Time: All day event
Virtual: This online exhibition features three projects created by artists responding to COVID-19 and Black Lives Matter protests: Isaac Scott’s protest photographs from Philadelphia; Danielle St. Laurent’s portraits of families in quarantine through the windows of their homes; and MASKS4PEOPLE’s silkscreened face masks created in collaboration with sculptor Nicole Cherubini’s mezzanine installation at the Tang. The exhibition includes oral histories with the artists and new writing by Skidmore faculty and staff Cerri Banks, Rachel Cantave, Andy Demaree, Parker Diggory, Lisa Grady-Willis, Kelli Johnson and Julia Routbort. Additionally, Skidmore students in Dayton Director Ian Berry’s The Artist Interview course wrote short responses to these projects after meeting with and interviewing the artists in September 2020. The exhibition will demonstrate how a museum can act to support artists, document and preserve historic moments in real time, and serve as a repository and archive for primary-source material for future study and research. click here for more information
Mon May 31, 2021 Top ^
Pandemic & Protest
Time: All day event
Virtual: This online exhibition features three projects created by artists responding to COVID-19 and Black Lives Matter protests: Isaac Scott’s protest photographs from Philadelphia; Danielle St. Laurent’s portraits of families in quarantine through the windows of their homes; and MASKS4PEOPLE’s silkscreened face masks created in collaboration with sculptor Nicole Cherubini’s mezzanine installation at the Tang. The exhibition includes oral histories with the artists and new writing by Skidmore faculty and staff Cerri Banks, Rachel Cantave, Andy Demaree, Parker Diggory, Lisa Grady-Willis, Kelli Johnson and Julia Routbort. Additionally, Skidmore students in Dayton Director Ian Berry’s The Artist Interview course wrote short responses to these projects after meeting with and interviewing the artists in September 2020. The exhibition will demonstrate how a museum can act to support artists, document and preserve historic moments in real time, and serve as a repository and archive for primary-source material for future study and research. click here for more information
Tue June 1, 2021 Top ^
Pandemic & Protest
Time: All day event
Virtual: This online exhibition features three projects created by artists responding to COVID-19 and Black Lives Matter protests: Isaac Scott’s protest photographs from Philadelphia; Danielle St. Laurent’s portraits of families in quarantine through the windows of their homes; and MASKS4PEOPLE’s silkscreened face masks created in collaboration with sculptor Nicole Cherubini’s mezzanine installation at the Tang. The exhibition includes oral histories with the artists and new writing by Skidmore faculty and staff Cerri Banks, Rachel Cantave, Andy Demaree, Parker Diggory, Lisa Grady-Willis, Kelli Johnson and Julia Routbort. Additionally, Skidmore students in Dayton Director Ian Berry’s The Artist Interview course wrote short responses to these projects after meeting with and interviewing the artists in September 2020. The exhibition will demonstrate how a museum can act to support artists, document and preserve historic moments in real time, and serve as a repository and archive for primary-source material for future study and research. click here for more information
Wed June 2, 2021 Top ^
Pandemic & Protest
Time: All day event
Virtual: This online exhibition features three projects created by artists responding to COVID-19 and Black Lives Matter protests: Isaac Scott’s protest photographs from Philadelphia; Danielle St. Laurent’s portraits of families in quarantine through the windows of their homes; and MASKS4PEOPLE’s silkscreened face masks created in collaboration with sculptor Nicole Cherubini’s mezzanine installation at the Tang. The exhibition includes oral histories with the artists and new writing by Skidmore faculty and staff Cerri Banks, Rachel Cantave, Andy Demaree, Parker Diggory, Lisa Grady-Willis, Kelli Johnson and Julia Routbort. Additionally, Skidmore students in Dayton Director Ian Berry’s The Artist Interview course wrote short responses to these projects after meeting with and interviewing the artists in September 2020. The exhibition will demonstrate how a museum can act to support artists, document and preserve historic moments in real time, and serve as a repository and archive for primary-source material for future study and research. click here for more information
Lunchtime Crochet: Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef
Time: 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM
TANG Tang Teaching Museum: Associate Curator Rebecca McNamara hosts an online drop-in crocheting session from noon to 12:30 PM each Wednesday through 2021. Join at your leisure to crochet and chat as we create corals for a massive community art project, the Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef, part of the worldwide Crochet Coral Reef project by Christine and Margaret Wertheim and the Institute For Figuring. Coral creations submitted to the Museum will be assembled together to form the Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef, which will be exhibited as part of Radical Fiber: Threads Connecting Art and Science, opening in early 2022.Open to everyone, and all skill levels welcome!Download the Institute For Figuring’s brochure How to Crochet Hyperbolic Corals.About the Crochet Coral ReefThe Crochet Coral Reef is a project created by sisters Christine Wertheim and Margaret Wertheim of the Institute For Figuring. Residing at the intersection of mathematics, marine biology, handicraft, and community art practice, the project responds to the environmental crisis of global warming and the escalating problem of oceanic plastic trash by highlighting not only the damage humans do to earth’s ecology, but also our power for positive action. The Wertheims’ Crochet Coral Reef collection has been exhibited worldwide, including at the 2019 Venice Biennale, Andy Warhol Museum (Pittsburgh), Hayward Gallery (London), Science Gallery (Dublin), and the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History (Washington, DC). The project also encompasses a community-art program in which more than 10,000 people around the world have participated in making more than 40 locally based Satellite Reefs—in New York, Chicago, Melbourne, Ireland, Latvia, UAE, and elsewhere. The Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef is the latest addition to this ever-evolving wooly archipelago.About the ArtistsMargaret Wertheim is a science writer, artist, and author of books on the cultural history of physics. Christine Wertheim is an experimental poet, performer, artist, and writer, and a faculty member at the California Institute of the Arts. Margaret and Christine conduct the Crochet Coral Reef project through their Los Angeles–based practice, the Institute For Figuring, which is dedicated to “the poetic dimensions of science and mathematics.” The IFF is at once an art endeavor and a framework for innovative public science engagement.To register, go to the event page on the Tang's calendar https://tang.skidmore.edu/calendar.
Thu June 3, 2021 Top ^
Pandemic & Protest
Time: All day event
Virtual: This online exhibition features three projects created by artists responding to COVID-19 and Black Lives Matter protests: Isaac Scott’s protest photographs from Philadelphia; Danielle St. Laurent’s portraits of families in quarantine through the windows of their homes; and MASKS4PEOPLE’s silkscreened face masks created in collaboration with sculptor Nicole Cherubini’s mezzanine installation at the Tang. The exhibition includes oral histories with the artists and new writing by Skidmore faculty and staff Cerri Banks, Rachel Cantave, Andy Demaree, Parker Diggory, Lisa Grady-Willis, Kelli Johnson and Julia Routbort. Additionally, Skidmore students in Dayton Director Ian Berry’s The Artist Interview course wrote short responses to these projects after meeting with and interviewing the artists in September 2020. The exhibition will demonstrate how a museum can act to support artists, document and preserve historic moments in real time, and serve as a repository and archive for primary-source material for future study and research. click here for more information
Fri June 4, 2021 Top ^
Pandemic & Protest
Time: All day event
Virtual: This online exhibition features three projects created by artists responding to COVID-19 and Black Lives Matter protests: Isaac Scott’s protest photographs from Philadelphia; Danielle St. Laurent’s portraits of families in quarantine through the windows of their homes; and MASKS4PEOPLE’s silkscreened face masks created in collaboration with sculptor Nicole Cherubini’s mezzanine installation at the Tang. The exhibition includes oral histories with the artists and new writing by Skidmore faculty and staff Cerri Banks, Rachel Cantave, Andy Demaree, Parker Diggory, Lisa Grady-Willis, Kelli Johnson and Julia Routbort. Additionally, Skidmore students in Dayton Director Ian Berry’s The Artist Interview course wrote short responses to these projects after meeting with and interviewing the artists in September 2020. The exhibition will demonstrate how a museum can act to support artists, document and preserve historic moments in real time, and serve as a repository and archive for primary-source material for future study and research. click here for more information
Sat June 5, 2021 Top ^
Pandemic & Protest
Time: All day event
Virtual: This online exhibition features three projects created by artists responding to COVID-19 and Black Lives Matter protests: Isaac Scott’s protest photographs from Philadelphia; Danielle St. Laurent’s portraits of families in quarantine through the windows of their homes; and MASKS4PEOPLE’s silkscreened face masks created in collaboration with sculptor Nicole Cherubini’s mezzanine installation at the Tang. The exhibition includes oral histories with the artists and new writing by Skidmore faculty and staff Cerri Banks, Rachel Cantave, Andy Demaree, Parker Diggory, Lisa Grady-Willis, Kelli Johnson and Julia Routbort. Additionally, Skidmore students in Dayton Director Ian Berry’s The Artist Interview course wrote short responses to these projects after meeting with and interviewing the artists in September 2020. The exhibition will demonstrate how a museum can act to support artists, document and preserve historic moments in real time, and serve as a repository and archive for primary-source material for future study and research. click here for more information
Sun June 6, 2021 Top ^
Pandemic & Protest
Time: All day event
Virtual: This online exhibition features three projects created by artists responding to COVID-19 and Black Lives Matter protests: Isaac Scott’s protest photographs from Philadelphia; Danielle St. Laurent’s portraits of families in quarantine through the windows of their homes; and MASKS4PEOPLE’s silkscreened face masks created in collaboration with sculptor Nicole Cherubini’s mezzanine installation at the Tang. The exhibition includes oral histories with the artists and new writing by Skidmore faculty and staff Cerri Banks, Rachel Cantave, Andy Demaree, Parker Diggory, Lisa Grady-Willis, Kelli Johnson and Julia Routbort. Additionally, Skidmore students in Dayton Director Ian Berry’s The Artist Interview course wrote short responses to these projects after meeting with and interviewing the artists in September 2020. The exhibition will demonstrate how a museum can act to support artists, document and preserve historic moments in real time, and serve as a repository and archive for primary-source material for future study and research. click here for more information
Wed June 9, 2021 Top ^
Lunchtime Crochet: Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef
Time: 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM
TANG Tang Teaching Museum: Associate Curator Rebecca McNamara hosts an online drop-in crocheting session from noon to 12:30 PM each Wednesday through 2021. Join at your leisure to crochet and chat as we create corals for a massive community art project, the Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef, part of the worldwide Crochet Coral Reef project by Christine and Margaret Wertheim and the Institute For Figuring. Coral creations submitted to the Museum will be assembled together to form the Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef, which will be exhibited as part of Radical Fiber: Threads Connecting Art and Science, opening in early 2022.Open to everyone, and all skill levels welcome!Download the Institute For Figuring’s brochure How to Crochet Hyperbolic Corals.About the Crochet Coral ReefThe Crochet Coral Reef is a project created by sisters Christine Wertheim and Margaret Wertheim of the Institute For Figuring. Residing at the intersection of mathematics, marine biology, handicraft, and community art practice, the project responds to the environmental crisis of global warming and the escalating problem of oceanic plastic trash by highlighting not only the damage humans do to earth’s ecology, but also our power for positive action. The Wertheims’ Crochet Coral Reef collection has been exhibited worldwide, including at the 2019 Venice Biennale, Andy Warhol Museum (Pittsburgh), Hayward Gallery (London), Science Gallery (Dublin), and the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History (Washington, DC). The project also encompasses a community-art program in which more than 10,000 people around the world have participated in making more than 40 locally based Satellite Reefs—in New York, Chicago, Melbourne, Ireland, Latvia, UAE, and elsewhere. The Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef is the latest addition to this ever-evolving wooly archipelago.About the ArtistsMargaret Wertheim is a science writer, artist, and author of books on the cultural history of physics. Christine Wertheim is an experimental poet, performer, artist, and writer, and a faculty member at the California Institute of the Arts. Margaret and Christine conduct the Crochet Coral Reef project through their Los Angeles–based practice, the Institute For Figuring, which is dedicated to “the poetic dimensions of science and mathematics.” The IFF is at once an art endeavor and a framework for innovative public science engagement.To register, go to the event page on the Tang's calendar https://tang.skidmore.edu/calendar.
Wed June 16, 2021 Top ^
Lunchtime Crochet: Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef
Time: 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM
TANG Tang Teaching Museum: Associate Curator Rebecca McNamara hosts an online drop-in crocheting session from noon to 12:30 PM each Wednesday through 2021. Join at your leisure to crochet and chat as we create corals for a massive community art project, the Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef, part of the worldwide Crochet Coral Reef project by Christine and Margaret Wertheim and the Institute For Figuring. Coral creations submitted to the Museum will be assembled together to form the Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef, which will be exhibited as part of Radical Fiber: Threads Connecting Art and Science, opening in early 2022.Open to everyone, and all skill levels welcome!Download the Institute For Figuring’s brochure How to Crochet Hyperbolic Corals.About the Crochet Coral ReefThe Crochet Coral Reef is a project created by sisters Christine Wertheim and Margaret Wertheim of the Institute For Figuring. Residing at the intersection of mathematics, marine biology, handicraft, and community art practice, the project responds to the environmental crisis of global warming and the escalating problem of oceanic plastic trash by highlighting not only the damage humans do to earth’s ecology, but also our power for positive action. The Wertheims’ Crochet Coral Reef collection has been exhibited worldwide, including at the 2019 Venice Biennale, Andy Warhol Museum (Pittsburgh), Hayward Gallery (London), Science Gallery (Dublin), and the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History (Washington, DC). The project also encompasses a community-art program in which more than 10,000 people around the world have participated in making more than 40 locally based Satellite Reefs—in New York, Chicago, Melbourne, Ireland, Latvia, UAE, and elsewhere. The Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef is the latest addition to this ever-evolving wooly archipelago.About the ArtistsMargaret Wertheim is a science writer, artist, and author of books on the cultural history of physics. Christine Wertheim is an experimental poet, performer, artist, and writer, and a faculty member at the California Institute of the Arts. Margaret and Christine conduct the Crochet Coral Reef project through their Los Angeles–based practice, the Institute For Figuring, which is dedicated to “the poetic dimensions of science and mathematics.” The IFF is at once an art endeavor and a framework for innovative public science engagement.To register, go to the event page on the Tang's calendar https://tang.skidmore.edu/calendar.
Wed June 23, 2021 Top ^
Lunchtime Crochet: Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef
Time: 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM
TANG Tang Teaching Museum: Associate Curator Rebecca McNamara hosts an online drop-in crocheting session from noon to 12:30 PM each Wednesday through 2021. Join at your leisure to crochet and chat as we create corals for a massive community art project, the Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef, part of the worldwide Crochet Coral Reef project by Christine and Margaret Wertheim and the Institute For Figuring. Coral creations submitted to the Museum will be assembled together to form the Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef, which will be exhibited as part of Radical Fiber: Threads Connecting Art and Science, opening in early 2022.Open to everyone, and all skill levels welcome!Download the Institute For Figuring’s brochure How to Crochet Hyperbolic Corals.About the Crochet Coral ReefThe Crochet Coral Reef is a project created by sisters Christine Wertheim and Margaret Wertheim of the Institute For Figuring. Residing at the intersection of mathematics, marine biology, handicraft, and community art practice, the project responds to the environmental crisis of global warming and the escalating problem of oceanic plastic trash by highlighting not only the damage humans do to earth’s ecology, but also our power for positive action. The Wertheims’ Crochet Coral Reef collection has been exhibited worldwide, including at the 2019 Venice Biennale, Andy Warhol Museum (Pittsburgh), Hayward Gallery (London), Science Gallery (Dublin), and the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History (Washington, DC). The project also encompasses a community-art program in which more than 10,000 people around the world have participated in making more than 40 locally based Satellite Reefs—in New York, Chicago, Melbourne, Ireland, Latvia, UAE, and elsewhere. The Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef is the latest addition to this ever-evolving wooly archipelago.About the ArtistsMargaret Wertheim is a science writer, artist, and author of books on the cultural history of physics. Christine Wertheim is an experimental poet, performer, artist, and writer, and a faculty member at the California Institute of the Arts. Margaret and Christine conduct the Crochet Coral Reef project through their Los Angeles–based practice, the Institute For Figuring, which is dedicated to “the poetic dimensions of science and mathematics.” The IFF is at once an art endeavor and a framework for innovative public science engagement.To register, go to the event page on the Tang's calendar https://tang.skidmore.edu/calendar.
Wed June 30, 2021 Top ^
Lunchtime Crochet: Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef
Time: 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM
TANG Tang Teaching Museum: Associate Curator Rebecca McNamara hosts an online drop-in crocheting session from noon to 12:30 PM each Wednesday through 2021. Join at your leisure to crochet and chat as we create corals for a massive community art project, the Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef, part of the worldwide Crochet Coral Reef project by Christine and Margaret Wertheim and the Institute For Figuring. Coral creations submitted to the Museum will be assembled together to form the Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef, which will be exhibited as part of Radical Fiber: Threads Connecting Art and Science, opening in early 2022.Open to everyone, and all skill levels welcome!Download the Institute For Figuring’s brochure How to Crochet Hyperbolic Corals.About the Crochet Coral ReefThe Crochet Coral Reef is a project created by sisters Christine Wertheim and Margaret Wertheim of the Institute For Figuring. Residing at the intersection of mathematics, marine biology, handicraft, and community art practice, the project responds to the environmental crisis of global warming and the escalating problem of oceanic plastic trash by highlighting not only the damage humans do to earth’s ecology, but also our power for positive action. The Wertheims’ Crochet Coral Reef collection has been exhibited worldwide, including at the 2019 Venice Biennale, Andy Warhol Museum (Pittsburgh), Hayward Gallery (London), Science Gallery (Dublin), and the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History (Washington, DC). The project also encompasses a community-art program in which more than 10,000 people around the world have participated in making more than 40 locally based Satellite Reefs—in New York, Chicago, Melbourne, Ireland, Latvia, UAE, and elsewhere. The Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef is the latest addition to this ever-evolving wooly archipelago.About the ArtistsMargaret Wertheim is a science writer, artist, and author of books on the cultural history of physics. Christine Wertheim is an experimental poet, performer, artist, and writer, and a faculty member at the California Institute of the Arts. Margaret and Christine conduct the Crochet Coral Reef project through their Los Angeles–based practice, the Institute For Figuring, which is dedicated to “the poetic dimensions of science and mathematics.” The IFF is at once an art endeavor and a framework for innovative public science engagement.To register, go to the event page on the Tang's calendar https://tang.skidmore.edu/calendar.
Wed July 7, 2021 Top ^
Lunchtime Crochet: Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef
Time: 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM
TANG Tang Teaching Museum: Associate Curator Rebecca McNamara hosts an online drop-in crocheting session from noon to 12:30 PM each Wednesday through 2021. Join at your leisure to crochet and chat as we create corals for a massive community art project, the Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef, part of the worldwide Crochet Coral Reef project by Christine and Margaret Wertheim and the Institute For Figuring. Coral creations submitted to the Museum will be assembled together to form the Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef, which will be exhibited as part of Radical Fiber: Threads Connecting Art and Science, opening in early 2022.Open to everyone, and all skill levels welcome!Download the Institute For Figuring’s brochure How to Crochet Hyperbolic Corals.About the Crochet Coral ReefThe Crochet Coral Reef is a project created by sisters Christine Wertheim and Margaret Wertheim of the Institute For Figuring. Residing at the intersection of mathematics, marine biology, handicraft, and community art practice, the project responds to the environmental crisis of global warming and the escalating problem of oceanic plastic trash by highlighting not only the damage humans do to earth’s ecology, but also our power for positive action. The Wertheims’ Crochet Coral Reef collection has been exhibited worldwide, including at the 2019 Venice Biennale, Andy Warhol Museum (Pittsburgh), Hayward Gallery (London), Science Gallery (Dublin), and the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History (Washington, DC). The project also encompasses a community-art program in which more than 10,000 people around the world have participated in making more than 40 locally based Satellite Reefs—in New York, Chicago, Melbourne, Ireland, Latvia, UAE, and elsewhere. The Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef is the latest addition to this ever-evolving wooly archipelago.About the ArtistsMargaret Wertheim is a science writer, artist, and author of books on the cultural history of physics. Christine Wertheim is an experimental poet, performer, artist, and writer, and a faculty member at the California Institute of the Arts. Margaret and Christine conduct the Crochet Coral Reef project through their Los Angeles–based practice, the Institute For Figuring, which is dedicated to “the poetic dimensions of science and mathematics.” The IFF is at once an art endeavor and a framework for innovative public science engagement.To register, go to the event page on the Tang's calendar https://tang.skidmore.edu/calendar.
Wed July 14, 2021 Top ^
Lunchtime Crochet: Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef
Time: 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM
TANG Tang Teaching Museum: Associate Curator Rebecca McNamara hosts an online drop-in crocheting session from noon to 12:30 PM each Wednesday through 2021. Join at your leisure to crochet and chat as we create corals for a massive community art project, the Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef, part of the worldwide Crochet Coral Reef project by Christine and Margaret Wertheim and the Institute For Figuring. Coral creations submitted to the Museum will be assembled together to form the Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef, which will be exhibited as part of Radical Fiber: Threads Connecting Art and Science, opening in early 2022.Open to everyone, and all skill levels welcome!Download the Institute For Figuring’s brochure How to Crochet Hyperbolic Corals.About the Crochet Coral ReefThe Crochet Coral Reef is a project created by sisters Christine Wertheim and Margaret Wertheim of the Institute For Figuring. Residing at the intersection of mathematics, marine biology, handicraft, and community art practice, the project responds to the environmental crisis of global warming and the escalating problem of oceanic plastic trash by highlighting not only the damage humans do to earth’s ecology, but also our power for positive action. The Wertheims’ Crochet Coral Reef collection has been exhibited worldwide, including at the 2019 Venice Biennale, Andy Warhol Museum (Pittsburgh), Hayward Gallery (London), Science Gallery (Dublin), and the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History (Washington, DC). The project also encompasses a community-art program in which more than 10,000 people around the world have participated in making more than 40 locally based Satellite Reefs—in New York, Chicago, Melbourne, Ireland, Latvia, UAE, and elsewhere. The Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef is the latest addition to this ever-evolving wooly archipelago.About the ArtistsMargaret Wertheim is a science writer, artist, and author of books on the cultural history of physics. Christine Wertheim is an experimental poet, performer, artist, and writer, and a faculty member at the California Institute of the Arts. Margaret and Christine conduct the Crochet Coral Reef project through their Los Angeles–based practice, the Institute For Figuring, which is dedicated to “the poetic dimensions of science and mathematics.” The IFF is at once an art endeavor and a framework for innovative public science engagement.To register, go to the event page on the Tang's calendar https://tang.skidmore.edu/calendar.
Wed July 21, 2021 Top ^
Lunchtime Crochet: Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef
Time: 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM
TANG Tang Teaching Museum: Associate Curator Rebecca McNamara hosts an online drop-in crocheting session from noon to 12:30 PM each Wednesday through 2021. Join at your leisure to crochet and chat as we create corals for a massive community art project, the Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef, part of the worldwide Crochet Coral Reef project by Christine and Margaret Wertheim and the Institute For Figuring. Coral creations submitted to the Museum will be assembled together to form the Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef, which will be exhibited as part of Radical Fiber: Threads Connecting Art and Science, opening in early 2022.Open to everyone, and all skill levels welcome!Download the Institute For Figuring’s brochure How to Crochet Hyperbolic Corals.About the Crochet Coral ReefThe Crochet Coral Reef is a project created by sisters Christine Wertheim and Margaret Wertheim of the Institute For Figuring. Residing at the intersection of mathematics, marine biology, handicraft, and community art practice, the project responds to the environmental crisis of global warming and the escalating problem of oceanic plastic trash by highlighting not only the damage humans do to earth’s ecology, but also our power for positive action. The Wertheims’ Crochet Coral Reef collection has been exhibited worldwide, including at the 2019 Venice Biennale, Andy Warhol Museum (Pittsburgh), Hayward Gallery (London), Science Gallery (Dublin), and the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History (Washington, DC). The project also encompasses a community-art program in which more than 10,000 people around the world have participated in making more than 40 locally based Satellite Reefs—in New York, Chicago, Melbourne, Ireland, Latvia, UAE, and elsewhere. The Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef is the latest addition to this ever-evolving wooly archipelago.About the ArtistsMargaret Wertheim is a science writer, artist, and author of books on the cultural history of physics. Christine Wertheim is an experimental poet, performer, artist, and writer, and a faculty member at the California Institute of the Arts. Margaret and Christine conduct the Crochet Coral Reef project through their Los Angeles–based practice, the Institute For Figuring, which is dedicated to “the poetic dimensions of science and mathematics.” The IFF is at once an art endeavor and a framework for innovative public science engagement.To register, go to the event page on the Tang's calendar https://tang.skidmore.edu/calendar.
Wed July 28, 2021 Top ^
Lunchtime Crochet: Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef
Time: 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM
TANG Tang Teaching Museum: Associate Curator Rebecca McNamara hosts an online drop-in crocheting session from noon to 12:30 PM each Wednesday through 2021. Join at your leisure to crochet and chat as we create corals for a massive community art project, the Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef, part of the worldwide Crochet Coral Reef project by Christine and Margaret Wertheim and the Institute For Figuring. Coral creations submitted to the Museum will be assembled together to form the Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef, which will be exhibited as part of Radical Fiber: Threads Connecting Art and Science, opening in early 2022.Open to everyone, and all skill levels welcome!Download the Institute For Figuring’s brochure How to Crochet Hyperbolic Corals.About the Crochet Coral ReefThe Crochet Coral Reef is a project created by sisters Christine Wertheim and Margaret Wertheim of the Institute For Figuring. Residing at the intersection of mathematics, marine biology, handicraft, and community art practice, the project responds to the environmental crisis of global warming and the escalating problem of oceanic plastic trash by highlighting not only the damage humans do to earth’s ecology, but also our power for positive action. The Wertheims’ Crochet Coral Reef collection has been exhibited worldwide, including at the 2019 Venice Biennale, Andy Warhol Museum (Pittsburgh), Hayward Gallery (London), Science Gallery (Dublin), and the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History (Washington, DC). The project also encompasses a community-art program in which more than 10,000 people around the world have participated in making more than 40 locally based Satellite Reefs—in New York, Chicago, Melbourne, Ireland, Latvia, UAE, and elsewhere. The Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef is the latest addition to this ever-evolving wooly archipelago.About the ArtistsMargaret Wertheim is a science writer, artist, and author of books on the cultural history of physics. Christine Wertheim is an experimental poet, performer, artist, and writer, and a faculty member at the California Institute of the Arts. Margaret and Christine conduct the Crochet Coral Reef project through their Los Angeles–based practice, the Institute For Figuring, which is dedicated to “the poetic dimensions of science and mathematics.” The IFF is at once an art endeavor and a framework for innovative public science engagement.To register, go to the event page on the Tang's calendar https://tang.skidmore.edu/calendar.
Wed August 4, 2021 Top ^
Lunchtime Crochet: Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef
Time: 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM
TANG Tang Teaching Museum: Associate Curator Rebecca McNamara hosts an online drop-in crocheting session from noon to 12:30 PM each Wednesday through 2021. Join at your leisure to crochet and chat as we create corals for a massive community art project, the Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef, part of the worldwide Crochet Coral Reef project by Christine and Margaret Wertheim and the Institute For Figuring. Coral creations submitted to the Museum will be assembled together to form the Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef, which will be exhibited as part of Radical Fiber: Threads Connecting Art and Science, opening in early 2022.Open to everyone, and all skill levels welcome!Download the Institute For Figuring’s brochure How to Crochet Hyperbolic Corals.About the Crochet Coral ReefThe Crochet Coral Reef is a project created by sisters Christine Wertheim and Margaret Wertheim of the Institute For Figuring. Residing at the intersection of mathematics, marine biology, handicraft, and community art practice, the project responds to the environmental crisis of global warming and the escalating problem of oceanic plastic trash by highlighting not only the damage humans do to earth’s ecology, but also our power for positive action. The Wertheims’ Crochet Coral Reef collection has been exhibited worldwide, including at the 2019 Venice Biennale, Andy Warhol Museum (Pittsburgh), Hayward Gallery (London), Science Gallery (Dublin), and the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History (Washington, DC). The project also encompasses a community-art program in which more than 10,000 people around the world have participated in making more than 40 locally based Satellite Reefs—in New York, Chicago, Melbourne, Ireland, Latvia, UAE, and elsewhere. The Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef is the latest addition to this ever-evolving wooly archipelago.About the ArtistsMargaret Wertheim is a science writer, artist, and author of books on the cultural history of physics. Christine Wertheim is an experimental poet, performer, artist, and writer, and a faculty member at the California Institute of the Arts. Margaret and Christine conduct the Crochet Coral Reef project through their Los Angeles–based practice, the Institute For Figuring, which is dedicated to “the poetic dimensions of science and mathematics.” The IFF is at once an art endeavor and a framework for innovative public science engagement.To register, go to the event page on the Tang's calendar https://tang.skidmore.edu/calendar.
Wed August 11, 2021 Top ^
Lunchtime Crochet: Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef
Time: 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM
TANG Tang Teaching Museum: Associate Curator Rebecca McNamara hosts an online drop-in crocheting session from noon to 12:30 PM each Wednesday through 2021. Join at your leisure to crochet and chat as we create corals for a massive community art project, the Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef, part of the worldwide Crochet Coral Reef project by Christine and Margaret Wertheim and the Institute For Figuring. Coral creations submitted to the Museum will be assembled together to form the Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef, which will be exhibited as part of Radical Fiber: Threads Connecting Art and Science, opening in early 2022.Open to everyone, and all skill levels welcome!Download the Institute For Figuring’s brochure How to Crochet Hyperbolic Corals.About the Crochet Coral ReefThe Crochet Coral Reef is a project created by sisters Christine Wertheim and Margaret Wertheim of the Institute For Figuring. Residing at the intersection of mathematics, marine biology, handicraft, and community art practice, the project responds to the environmental crisis of global warming and the escalating problem of oceanic plastic trash by highlighting not only the damage humans do to earth’s ecology, but also our power for positive action. The Wertheims’ Crochet Coral Reef collection has been exhibited worldwide, including at the 2019 Venice Biennale, Andy Warhol Museum (Pittsburgh), Hayward Gallery (London), Science Gallery (Dublin), and the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History (Washington, DC). The project also encompasses a community-art program in which more than 10,000 people around the world have participated in making more than 40 locally based Satellite Reefs—in New York, Chicago, Melbourne, Ireland, Latvia, UAE, and elsewhere. The Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef is the latest addition to this ever-evolving wooly archipelago.About the ArtistsMargaret Wertheim is a science writer, artist, and author of books on the cultural history of physics. Christine Wertheim is an experimental poet, performer, artist, and writer, and a faculty member at the California Institute of the Arts. Margaret and Christine conduct the Crochet Coral Reef project through their Los Angeles–based practice, the Institute For Figuring, which is dedicated to “the poetic dimensions of science and mathematics.” The IFF is at once an art endeavor and a framework for innovative public science engagement.To register, go to the event page on the Tang's calendar https://tang.skidmore.edu/calendar.
Wed August 18, 2021 Top ^
Lunchtime Crochet: Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef
Time: 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM
TANG Tang Teaching Museum: Associate Curator Rebecca McNamara hosts an online drop-in crocheting session from noon to 12:30 PM each Wednesday through 2021. Join at your leisure to crochet and chat as we create corals for a massive community art project, the Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef, part of the worldwide Crochet Coral Reef project by Christine and Margaret Wertheim and the Institute For Figuring. Coral creations submitted to the Museum will be assembled together to form the Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef, which will be exhibited as part of Radical Fiber: Threads Connecting Art and Science, opening in early 2022.Open to everyone, and all skill levels welcome!Download the Institute For Figuring’s brochure How to Crochet Hyperbolic Corals.About the Crochet Coral ReefThe Crochet Coral Reef is a project created by sisters Christine Wertheim and Margaret Wertheim of the Institute For Figuring. Residing at the intersection of mathematics, marine biology, handicraft, and community art practice, the project responds to the environmental crisis of global warming and the escalating problem of oceanic plastic trash by highlighting not only the damage humans do to earth’s ecology, but also our power for positive action. The Wertheims’ Crochet Coral Reef collection has been exhibited worldwide, including at the 2019 Venice Biennale, Andy Warhol Museum (Pittsburgh), Hayward Gallery (London), Science Gallery (Dublin), and the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History (Washington, DC). The project also encompasses a community-art program in which more than 10,000 people around the world have participated in making more than 40 locally based Satellite Reefs—in New York, Chicago, Melbourne, Ireland, Latvia, UAE, and elsewhere. The Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef is the latest addition to this ever-evolving wooly archipelago.About the ArtistsMargaret Wertheim is a science writer, artist, and author of books on the cultural history of physics. Christine Wertheim is an experimental poet, performer, artist, and writer, and a faculty member at the California Institute of the Arts. Margaret and Christine conduct the Crochet Coral Reef project through their Los Angeles–based practice, the Institute For Figuring, which is dedicated to “the poetic dimensions of science and mathematics.” The IFF is at once an art endeavor and a framework for innovative public science engagement.To register, go to the event page on the Tang's calendar https://tang.skidmore.edu/calendar.
Wed August 25, 2021 Top ^
Lunchtime Crochet: Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef
Time: 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM
TANG Tang Teaching Museum: Associate Curator Rebecca McNamara hosts an online drop-in crocheting session from noon to 12:30 PM each Wednesday through 2021. Join at your leisure to crochet and chat as we create corals for a massive community art project, the Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef, part of the worldwide Crochet Coral Reef project by Christine and Margaret Wertheim and the Institute For Figuring. Coral creations submitted to the Museum will be assembled together to form the Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef, which will be exhibited as part of Radical Fiber: Threads Connecting Art and Science, opening in early 2022.Open to everyone, and all skill levels welcome!Download the Institute For Figuring’s brochure How to Crochet Hyperbolic Corals.About the Crochet Coral ReefThe Crochet Coral Reef is a project created by sisters Christine Wertheim and Margaret Wertheim of the Institute For Figuring. Residing at the intersection of mathematics, marine biology, handicraft, and community art practice, the project responds to the environmental crisis of global warming and the escalating problem of oceanic plastic trash by highlighting not only the damage humans do to earth’s ecology, but also our power for positive action. The Wertheims’ Crochet Coral Reef collection has been exhibited worldwide, including at the 2019 Venice Biennale, Andy Warhol Museum (Pittsburgh), Hayward Gallery (London), Science Gallery (Dublin), and the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History (Washington, DC). The project also encompasses a community-art program in which more than 10,000 people around the world have participated in making more than 40 locally based Satellite Reefs—in New York, Chicago, Melbourne, Ireland, Latvia, UAE, and elsewhere. The Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef is the latest addition to this ever-evolving wooly archipelago.About the ArtistsMargaret Wertheim is a science writer, artist, and author of books on the cultural history of physics. Christine Wertheim is an experimental poet, performer, artist, and writer, and a faculty member at the California Institute of the Arts. Margaret and Christine conduct the Crochet Coral Reef project through their Los Angeles–based practice, the Institute For Figuring, which is dedicated to “the poetic dimensions of science and mathematics.” The IFF is at once an art endeavor and a framework for innovative public science engagement.To register, go to the event page on the Tang's calendar https://tang.skidmore.edu/calendar.
Wed September 1, 2021 Top ^
Lunchtime Crochet: Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef
Time: 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM
TANG Tang Teaching Museum: Associate Curator Rebecca McNamara hosts an online drop-in crocheting session from noon to 12:30 PM each Wednesday through 2021. Join at your leisure to crochet and chat as we create corals for a massive community art project, the Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef, part of the worldwide Crochet Coral Reef project by Christine and Margaret Wertheim and the Institute For Figuring. Coral creations submitted to the Museum will be assembled together to form the Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef, which will be exhibited as part of Radical Fiber: Threads Connecting Art and Science, opening in early 2022.Open to everyone, and all skill levels welcome!Download the Institute For Figuring’s brochure How to Crochet Hyperbolic Corals.About the Crochet Coral ReefThe Crochet Coral Reef is a project created by sisters Christine Wertheim and Margaret Wertheim of the Institute For Figuring. Residing at the intersection of mathematics, marine biology, handicraft, and community art practice, the project responds to the environmental crisis of global warming and the escalating problem of oceanic plastic trash by highlighting not only the damage humans do to earth’s ecology, but also our power for positive action. The Wertheims’ Crochet Coral Reef collection has been exhibited worldwide, including at the 2019 Venice Biennale, Andy Warhol Museum (Pittsburgh), Hayward Gallery (London), Science Gallery (Dublin), and the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History (Washington, DC). The project also encompasses a community-art program in which more than 10,000 people around the world have participated in making more than 40 locally based Satellite Reefs—in New York, Chicago, Melbourne, Ireland, Latvia, UAE, and elsewhere. The Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef is the latest addition to this ever-evolving wooly archipelago.About the ArtistsMargaret Wertheim is a science writer, artist, and author of books on the cultural history of physics. Christine Wertheim is an experimental poet, performer, artist, and writer, and a faculty member at the California Institute of the Arts. Margaret and Christine conduct the Crochet Coral Reef project through their Los Angeles–based practice, the Institute For Figuring, which is dedicated to “the poetic dimensions of science and mathematics.” The IFF is at once an art endeavor and a framework for innovative public science engagement.To register, go to the event page on the Tang's calendar https://tang.skidmore.edu/calendar.
Wed September 8, 2021 Top ^
Lunchtime Crochet: Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef
Time: 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM
TANG Tang Teaching Museum: Associate Curator Rebecca McNamara hosts an online drop-in crocheting session from noon to 12:30 PM each Wednesday through 2021. Join at your leisure to crochet and chat as we create corals for a massive community art project, the Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef, part of the worldwide Crochet Coral Reef project by Christine and Margaret Wertheim and the Institute For Figuring. Coral creations submitted to the Museum will be assembled together to form the Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef, which will be exhibited as part of Radical Fiber: Threads Connecting Art and Science, opening in early 2022.Open to everyone, and all skill levels welcome!Download the Institute For Figuring’s brochure How to Crochet Hyperbolic Corals.About the Crochet Coral ReefThe Crochet Coral Reef is a project created by sisters Christine Wertheim and Margaret Wertheim of the Institute For Figuring. Residing at the intersection of mathematics, marine biology, handicraft, and community art practice, the project responds to the environmental crisis of global warming and the escalating problem of oceanic plastic trash by highlighting not only the damage humans do to earth’s ecology, but also our power for positive action. The Wertheims’ Crochet Coral Reef collection has been exhibited worldwide, including at the 2019 Venice Biennale, Andy Warhol Museum (Pittsburgh), Hayward Gallery (London), Science Gallery (Dublin), and the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History (Washington, DC). The project also encompasses a community-art program in which more than 10,000 people around the world have participated in making more than 40 locally based Satellite Reefs—in New York, Chicago, Melbourne, Ireland, Latvia, UAE, and elsewhere. The Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef is the latest addition to this ever-evolving wooly archipelago.About the ArtistsMargaret Wertheim is a science writer, artist, and author of books on the cultural history of physics. Christine Wertheim is an experimental poet, performer, artist, and writer, and a faculty member at the California Institute of the Arts. Margaret and Christine conduct the Crochet Coral Reef project through their Los Angeles–based practice, the Institute For Figuring, which is dedicated to “the poetic dimensions of science and mathematics.” The IFF is at once an art endeavor and a framework for innovative public science engagement.To register, go to the event page on the Tang's calendar https://tang.skidmore.edu/calendar.
Wed September 15, 2021 Top ^
Lunchtime Crochet: Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef
Time: 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM
TANG Tang Teaching Museum: Associate Curator Rebecca McNamara hosts an online drop-in crocheting session from noon to 12:30 PM each Wednesday through 2021. Join at your leisure to crochet and chat as we create corals for a massive community art project, the Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef, part of the worldwide Crochet Coral Reef project by Christine and Margaret Wertheim and the Institute For Figuring. Coral creations submitted to the Museum will be assembled together to form the Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef, which will be exhibited as part of Radical Fiber: Threads Connecting Art and Science, opening in early 2022.Open to everyone, and all skill levels welcome!Download the Institute For Figuring’s brochure How to Crochet Hyperbolic Corals.About the Crochet Coral ReefThe Crochet Coral Reef is a project created by sisters Christine Wertheim and Margaret Wertheim of the Institute For Figuring. Residing at the intersection of mathematics, marine biology, handicraft, and community art practice, the project responds to the environmental crisis of global warming and the escalating problem of oceanic plastic trash by highlighting not only the damage humans do to earth’s ecology, but also our power for positive action. The Wertheims’ Crochet Coral Reef collection has been exhibited worldwide, including at the 2019 Venice Biennale, Andy Warhol Museum (Pittsburgh), Hayward Gallery (London), Science Gallery (Dublin), and the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History (Washington, DC). The project also encompasses a community-art program in which more than 10,000 people around the world have participated in making more than 40 locally based Satellite Reefs—in New York, Chicago, Melbourne, Ireland, Latvia, UAE, and elsewhere. The Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef is the latest addition to this ever-evolving wooly archipelago.About the ArtistsMargaret Wertheim is a science writer, artist, and author of books on the cultural history of physics. Christine Wertheim is an experimental poet, performer, artist, and writer, and a faculty member at the California Institute of the Arts. Margaret and Christine conduct the Crochet Coral Reef project through their Los Angeles–based practice, the Institute For Figuring, which is dedicated to “the poetic dimensions of science and mathematics.” The IFF is at once an art endeavor and a framework for innovative public science engagement.To register, go to the event page on the Tang's calendar https://tang.skidmore.edu/calendar.
Wed September 22, 2021 Top ^
Lunchtime Crochet: Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef
Time: 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM
Tang Teaching Museum Tang Teaching Museum: Associate Curator Rebecca McNamara hosts an online drop-in crocheting session from noon to 12:30 PM each Wednesday through 2021. Join at your leisure to crochet and chat as we create corals for a massive community art project, the Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef, part of the worldwide Crochet Coral Reef project by Christine and Margaret Wertheim and the Institute For Figuring. Coral creations submitted to the Museum will be assembled together to form the Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef, which will be exhibited as part of Radical Fiber: Threads Connecting Art and Science, opening in early 2022.Open to everyone, and all skill levels welcome!Download the Institute For Figuring’s brochure How to Crochet Hyperbolic Corals.About the Crochet Coral ReefThe Crochet Coral Reef is a project created by sisters Christine Wertheim and Margaret Wertheim of the Institute For Figuring. Residing at the intersection of mathematics, marine biology, handicraft, and community art practice, the project responds to the environmental crisis of global warming and the escalating problem of oceanic plastic trash by highlighting not only the damage humans do to earth’s ecology, but also our power for positive action. The Wertheims’ Crochet Coral Reef collection has been exhibited worldwide, including at the 2019 Venice Biennale, Andy Warhol Museum (Pittsburgh), Hayward Gallery (London), Science Gallery (Dublin), and the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History (Washington, DC). The project also encompasses a community-art program in which more than 10,000 people around the world have participated in making more than 40 locally based Satellite Reefs—in New York, Chicago, Melbourne, Ireland, Latvia, UAE, and elsewhere. The Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef is the latest addition to this ever-evolving wooly archipelago.About the ArtistsMargaret Wertheim is a science writer, artist, and author of books on the cultural history of physics. Christine Wertheim is an experimental poet, performer, artist, and writer, and a faculty member at the California Institute of the Arts. Margaret and Christine conduct the Crochet Coral Reef project through their Los Angeles–based practice, the Institute For Figuring, which is dedicated to “the poetic dimensions of science and mathematics.” The IFF is at once an art endeavor and a framework for innovative public science engagement.To register, go to the event page on the Tang's calendar https://tang.skidmore.edu/calendar.
Wed September 29, 2021 Top ^
Lunchtime Crochet: Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef
Time: 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM
Tang Teaching Museum Tang Teaching Museum: Associate Curator Rebecca McNamara hosts an online drop-in crocheting session from noon to 12:30 PM each Wednesday through 2021. Join at your leisure to crochet and chat as we create corals for a massive community art project, the Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef, part of the worldwide Crochet Coral Reef project by Christine and Margaret Wertheim and the Institute For Figuring. Coral creations submitted to the Museum will be assembled together to form the Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef, which will be exhibited as part of Radical Fiber: Threads Connecting Art and Science, opening in early 2022.Open to everyone, and all skill levels welcome!Download the Institute For Figuring’s brochure How to Crochet Hyperbolic Corals.About the Crochet Coral ReefThe Crochet Coral Reef is a project created by sisters Christine Wertheim and Margaret Wertheim of the Institute For Figuring. Residing at the intersection of mathematics, marine biology, handicraft, and community art practice, the project responds to the environmental crisis of global warming and the escalating problem of oceanic plastic trash by highlighting not only the damage humans do to earth’s ecology, but also our power for positive action. The Wertheims’ Crochet Coral Reef collection has been exhibited worldwide, including at the 2019 Venice Biennale, Andy Warhol Museum (Pittsburgh), Hayward Gallery (London), Science Gallery (Dublin), and the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History (Washington, DC). The project also encompasses a community-art program in which more than 10,000 people around the world have participated in making more than 40 locally based Satellite Reefs—in New York, Chicago, Melbourne, Ireland, Latvia, UAE, and elsewhere. The Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef is the latest addition to this ever-evolving wooly archipelago.About the ArtistsMargaret Wertheim is a science writer, artist, and author of books on the cultural history of physics. Christine Wertheim is an experimental poet, performer, artist, and writer, and a faculty member at the California Institute of the Arts. Margaret and Christine conduct the Crochet Coral Reef project through their Los Angeles–based practice, the Institute For Figuring, which is dedicated to “the poetic dimensions of science and mathematics.” The IFF is at once an art endeavor and a framework for innovative public science engagement.To register, go to the event page on the Tang's calendar https://tang.skidmore.edu/calendar.
Wed October 6, 2021 Top ^
Lunchtime Crochet: Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef
Time: 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM
Tang Teaching Museum Tang Teaching Museum: Associate Curator Rebecca McNamara hosts an online drop-in crocheting session from noon to 12:30 PM each Wednesday through 2021. Join at your leisure to crochet and chat as we create corals for a massive community art project, the Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef, part of the worldwide Crochet Coral Reef project by Christine and Margaret Wertheim and the Institute For Figuring. Coral creations submitted to the Museum will be assembled together to form the Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef, which will be exhibited as part of Radical Fiber: Threads Connecting Art and Science, opening in early 2022.Open to everyone, and all skill levels welcome!Download the Institute For Figuring’s brochure How to Crochet Hyperbolic Corals.About the Crochet Coral ReefThe Crochet Coral Reef is a project created by sisters Christine Wertheim and Margaret Wertheim of the Institute For Figuring. Residing at the intersection of mathematics, marine biology, handicraft, and community art practice, the project responds to the environmental crisis of global warming and the escalating problem of oceanic plastic trash by highlighting not only the damage humans do to earth’s ecology, but also our power for positive action. The Wertheims’ Crochet Coral Reef collection has been exhibited worldwide, including at the 2019 Venice Biennale, Andy Warhol Museum (Pittsburgh), Hayward Gallery (London), Science Gallery (Dublin), and the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History (Washington, DC). The project also encompasses a community-art program in which more than 10,000 people around the world have participated in making more than 40 locally based Satellite Reefs—in New York, Chicago, Melbourne, Ireland, Latvia, UAE, and elsewhere. The Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef is the latest addition to this ever-evolving wooly archipelago.About the ArtistsMargaret Wertheim is a science writer, artist, and author of books on the cultural history of physics. Christine Wertheim is an experimental poet, performer, artist, and writer, and a faculty member at the California Institute of the Arts. Margaret and Christine conduct the Crochet Coral Reef project through their Los Angeles–based practice, the Institute For Figuring, which is dedicated to “the poetic dimensions of science and mathematics.” The IFF is at once an art endeavor and a framework for innovative public science engagement.To register, go to the event page on the Tang's calendar https://tang.skidmore.edu/calendar.
Wed October 13, 2021 Top ^
Lunchtime Crochet: Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef
Time: 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM
Tang Teaching Museum Tang Teaching Museum: Associate Curator Rebecca McNamara hosts an online drop-in crocheting session from noon to 12:30 PM each Wednesday through 2021. Join at your leisure to crochet and chat as we create corals for a massive community art project, the Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef, part of the worldwide Crochet Coral Reef project by Christine and Margaret Wertheim and the Institute For Figuring. Coral creations submitted to the Museum will be assembled together to form the Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef, which will be exhibited as part of Radical Fiber: Threads Connecting Art and Science, opening in early 2022.Open to everyone, and all skill levels welcome!Download the Institute For Figuring’s brochure How to Crochet Hyperbolic Corals.About the Crochet Coral ReefThe Crochet Coral Reef is a project created by sisters Christine Wertheim and Margaret Wertheim of the Institute For Figuring. Residing at the intersection of mathematics, marine biology, handicraft, and community art practice, the project responds to the environmental crisis of global warming and the escalating problem of oceanic plastic trash by highlighting not only the damage humans do to earth’s ecology, but also our power for positive action. The Wertheims’ Crochet Coral Reef collection has been exhibited worldwide, including at the 2019 Venice Biennale, Andy Warhol Museum (Pittsburgh), Hayward Gallery (London), Science Gallery (Dublin), and the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History (Washington, DC). The project also encompasses a community-art program in which more than 10,000 people around the world have participated in making more than 40 locally based Satellite Reefs—in New York, Chicago, Melbourne, Ireland, Latvia, UAE, and elsewhere. The Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef is the latest addition to this ever-evolving wooly archipelago.About the ArtistsMargaret Wertheim is a science writer, artist, and author of books on the cultural history of physics. Christine Wertheim is an experimental poet, performer, artist, and writer, and a faculty member at the California Institute of the Arts. Margaret and Christine conduct the Crochet Coral Reef project through their Los Angeles–based practice, the Institute For Figuring, which is dedicated to “the poetic dimensions of science and mathematics.” The IFF is at once an art endeavor and a framework for innovative public science engagement.To register, go to the event page on the Tang's calendar https://tang.skidmore.edu/calendar.
Wed October 20, 2021 Top ^
Lunchtime Crochet: Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef
Time: 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM
Tang Teaching Museum Tang Teaching Museum: Associate Curator Rebecca McNamara hosts an online drop-in crocheting session from noon to 12:30 PM each Wednesday through 2021. Join at your leisure to crochet and chat as we create corals for a massive community art project, the Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef, part of the worldwide Crochet Coral Reef project by Christine and Margaret Wertheim and the Institute For Figuring. Coral creations submitted to the Museum will be assembled together to form the Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef, which will be exhibited as part of Radical Fiber: Threads Connecting Art and Science, opening in early 2022.Open to everyone, and all skill levels welcome!Download the Institute For Figuring’s brochure How to Crochet Hyperbolic Corals.About the Crochet Coral ReefThe Crochet Coral Reef is a project created by sisters Christine Wertheim and Margaret Wertheim of the Institute For Figuring. Residing at the intersection of mathematics, marine biology, handicraft, and community art practice, the project responds to the environmental crisis of global warming and the escalating problem of oceanic plastic trash by highlighting not only the damage humans do to earth’s ecology, but also our power for positive action. The Wertheims’ Crochet Coral Reef collection has been exhibited worldwide, including at the 2019 Venice Biennale, Andy Warhol Museum (Pittsburgh), Hayward Gallery (London), Science Gallery (Dublin), and the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History (Washington, DC). The project also encompasses a community-art program in which more than 10,000 people around the world have participated in making more than 40 locally based Satellite Reefs—in New York, Chicago, Melbourne, Ireland, Latvia, UAE, and elsewhere. The Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef is the latest addition to this ever-evolving wooly archipelago.About the ArtistsMargaret Wertheim is a science writer, artist, and author of books on the cultural history of physics. Christine Wertheim is an experimental poet, performer, artist, and writer, and a faculty member at the California Institute of the Arts. Margaret and Christine conduct the Crochet Coral Reef project through their Los Angeles–based practice, the Institute For Figuring, which is dedicated to “the poetic dimensions of science and mathematics.” The IFF is at once an art endeavor and a framework for innovative public science engagement.To register, go to the event page on the Tang's calendar https://tang.skidmore.edu/calendar.
Wed October 27, 2021 Top ^
Lunchtime Crochet: Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef
Time: 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM
Tang Teaching Museum Tang Teaching Museum: Associate Curator Rebecca McNamara hosts an online drop-in crocheting session from noon to 12:30 PM each Wednesday through 2021. Join at your leisure to crochet and chat as we create corals for a massive community art project, the Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef, part of the worldwide Crochet Coral Reef project by Christine and Margaret Wertheim and the Institute For Figuring. Coral creations submitted to the Museum will be assembled together to form the Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef, which will be exhibited as part of Radical Fiber: Threads Connecting Art and Science, opening in early 2022.Open to everyone, and all skill levels welcome!Download the Institute For Figuring’s brochure How to Crochet Hyperbolic Corals.About the Crochet Coral ReefThe Crochet Coral Reef is a project created by sisters Christine Wertheim and Margaret Wertheim of the Institute For Figuring. Residing at the intersection of mathematics, marine biology, handicraft, and community art practice, the project responds to the environmental crisis of global warming and the escalating problem of oceanic plastic trash by highlighting not only the damage humans do to earth’s ecology, but also our power for positive action. The Wertheims’ Crochet Coral Reef collection has been exhibited worldwide, including at the 2019 Venice Biennale, Andy Warhol Museum (Pittsburgh), Hayward Gallery (London), Science Gallery (Dublin), and the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History (Washington, DC). The project also encompasses a community-art program in which more than 10,000 people around the world have participated in making more than 40 locally based Satellite Reefs—in New York, Chicago, Melbourne, Ireland, Latvia, UAE, and elsewhere. The Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef is the latest addition to this ever-evolving wooly archipelago.About the ArtistsMargaret Wertheim is a science writer, artist, and author of books on the cultural history of physics. Christine Wertheim is an experimental poet, performer, artist, and writer, and a faculty member at the California Institute of the Arts. Margaret and Christine conduct the Crochet Coral Reef project through their Los Angeles–based practice, the Institute For Figuring, which is dedicated to “the poetic dimensions of science and mathematics.” The IFF is at once an art endeavor and a framework for innovative public science engagement.To register, go to the event page on the Tang's calendar https://tang.skidmore.edu/calendar.
Wed November 3, 2021 Top ^
Lunchtime Crochet: Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef
Time: 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM
Tang Teaching Museum Tang Teaching Museum: Associate Curator Rebecca McNamara hosts an online drop-in crocheting session from noon to 12:30 PM each Wednesday through 2021. Join at your leisure to crochet and chat as we create corals for a massive community art project, the Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef, part of the worldwide Crochet Coral Reef project by Christine and Margaret Wertheim and the Institute For Figuring. Coral creations submitted to the Museum will be assembled together to form the Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef, which will be exhibited as part of Radical Fiber: Threads Connecting Art and Science, opening in early 2022.Open to everyone, and all skill levels welcome!Download the Institute For Figuring’s brochure How to Crochet Hyperbolic Corals.About the Crochet Coral ReefThe Crochet Coral Reef is a project created by sisters Christine Wertheim and Margaret Wertheim of the Institute For Figuring. Residing at the intersection of mathematics, marine biology, handicraft, and community art practice, the project responds to the environmental crisis of global warming and the escalating problem of oceanic plastic trash by highlighting not only the damage humans do to earth’s ecology, but also our power for positive action. The Wertheims’ Crochet Coral Reef collection has been exhibited worldwide, including at the 2019 Venice Biennale, Andy Warhol Museum (Pittsburgh), Hayward Gallery (London), Science Gallery (Dublin), and the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History (Washington, DC). The project also encompasses a community-art program in which more than 10,000 people around the world have participated in making more than 40 locally based Satellite Reefs—in New York, Chicago, Melbourne, Ireland, Latvia, UAE, and elsewhere. The Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef is the latest addition to this ever-evolving wooly archipelago.About the ArtistsMargaret Wertheim is a science writer, artist, and author of books on the cultural history of physics. Christine Wertheim is an experimental poet, performer, artist, and writer, and a faculty member at the California Institute of the Arts. Margaret and Christine conduct the Crochet Coral Reef project through their Los Angeles–based practice, the Institute For Figuring, which is dedicated to “the poetic dimensions of science and mathematics.” The IFF is at once an art endeavor and a framework for innovative public science engagement.To register, go to the event page on the Tang's calendar https://tang.skidmore.edu/calendar.