Fire and Light: Otto Piene in Groton, 1983–2014 and Moving Objects: African and Oceanic Art from the FAM Collection We’ll tour these two exciting exhibitions with the curators, then make connections to curricula. Light refreshments, resource materials, and PDPs, too! Fee: $10 for teachers who teach outside of Fitchburg; Free for Fitchburg teachers. Please pre-register; go to www.familyid.com/fitchburgartmuseum or call 978-345-4207 ext. 305
Performance of Piene’s Light Robots by artist John Powell, panel discussion, with Lynette Roth, Harvard Art Museums; George Fifield, Boston Cyberarts; and Seth Riskin, MIT; and poetic reflection by Piene’s widow, poet and media artist Elizabeth Goldring. FREE with Museum admission.
Help fly one of Otto Piene’s inflatable sculptures, or swing by to observe and draw. Drawing supplies and tables will be available for children (and adults) to draw the floating sculptures. If you are interested in participating in the event, please contact Terrana Curatorial Fellow Candice Bancheri for more information: email@example.com. All are welcome! FREE!
Location: Lowe Playground (located across the street from the Museum on Elm Street)