• Church of Reconciliation (map)
  • 110 North Elliott Road
  • Chapel Hill, NC, 27514
  • United States

Live the Creative Life: Art, Beauty, Ecology
Friday, April 29, 2016 (7:00-9:00pm) & Saturday, April 30, 2016 (9:00am-3:30pm)

Church of Reconciliation, 110 North Elliott Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27514

Featuring Sandra Lubarsky, PhD; Mary Southard, CSJ; and Marc Ford, PhD
For more about the instructors, click here.

Includes workshops on Art, Music, and Poetry

The importance of beauty and of art for ecologically-minded people is underrated, or at least seldom discussed. “Aesthetics,” while remaining as a subject matter of philosophy, is underdeveloped. Alfred North Whitehead made the interesting comment that “the teleology of the universe is beauty.” What if for a weekend you could considerbe immersed inArt, Beauty, Ecology? 


Friday Evening: “The Importance of Beauty” by Sandra Lubarsky. 

Saturday AM: “My Creative Life as an Artist” by Mary Southard, and Arts Workshops. 

Saturday PM: Lunch. “Transforming Society with Art, Beauty, and Ecology” by Marcus Peter Ford, and group discussion of Living the Creative Life. Closing with introduction to Celtic celebration of Beltane and dance with Ann Loomis. 

Five Adult Arts Workshops to choose from: Pastel Drawing with Mary Southard; Poetry Writing with Maggie Peltier and Eve Olive; a Lesson in Werbeck Singing with Joanna Carey; Moving in Beauty with Kelly Calegar; and Poetry Reading led by Bill Peck. 

PLUS an All Saturday Children’s art workshop for first to fifth graders led by Cely Chicurel. 

If you are ecologically minded and love art and beauty, this event is FOR YOU! 

For more information, contact Vicky Olive at ecozoicsocieties@gmail.com, 919-672-5522

For information regarding the Children’s Workshop, contact Cely Chicurel at celyshouse@gmail.com, 919-225-7349