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Pollinator Support Sculpture: community build

In celebration of spring build pollinator nests for the new Evanston Ecology Center pollinator habitat sculpture. Drop in for half an hour or more to help construct nesting boxes and blocks. Workshop will be lead by artist Janet Austin, Emily Moorhead-Wallace and other Chicago Sculpture International artists. March 7th, 1-5pm, Open House hours 2024 McCormick Blvd, Evanston 60201 Phone: (847) 448-8256 For more information visit the Evanston Ecology Center programs page

Winter Camp: Community Build

During the Evanston Ecology Center’s winter children’s camp students help construct pollinator habitat boxes. Sunflower stalks, bamboo shoots, and elderberry branches: campers will assemble nesting materials for a pollinator habitat sculpture being installed on the Evanston Ecology Center grounds this spring. Workshop will be lead by artist Janet Austin and Emily Moorhead-Wallace from Chicago Sculpture…

Moorhead-Wallace & Austin Awarded Grant

Emily Moorhead-Wallace in collaboration with Janet Austin have been awarded a 2019-2020 Cultural Fund Program from the Evanston Arts Council. Austin and Moorhead-Wallace are spearheading a pollinator support public sculpture program through the artist group Chicago Sculpture International. This grant funds the creation of a public sculpture and subsequent programming for the Evanston Ecology Center.  Programming includes public drawing sessions to facilitate sculpture design and community workshops for pollinator box construction. Project completion deadline is April of 2020. For more information on the Evanston Arts Council and Evanston Ecology Center visit the below links: Evanston Arts Council Evanston Ecology Center…