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WeatherProof: Arts, Humanities and Sciences Explore the Environment

Apr 3, 2018 - Apr 13, 2018

WeatherProof: Arts, Humanities and Sciences Explore the Environment
Brown University | April 3-13, 2018

David Winton Bell Gallery  |  Brown Arts Initiative  | Cogut Institute for the Humanities  | 
Institute at Brown for Environment and Society | John Carter Brown Library

Five programs at Brown University are partnering to host scholars, researchers, practitioners and advocates from a variety of disciplines who are exploring pressing environmental issues. All events take place on the Brown campus in Providence, Rhode Island, and are free and open to the public. 


David Winton Bell Gallery
33° | a series of exhibitions and public artworks on ice melt and climate change
Visual and sound artists who capture the austere beauty and changing nature of Greenland and Antarctica.
March 31-May 27, 2018
64 College Street and facades of various Brown buildings on campus


Brown Arts Initiative
Polar Opposites: Creative Interventions in the Arctic and Antarctica
Artists, advocates, scientists and researchers examine climate change in the polar regions.
April 5-6, 2018
Granoff Center for the Creative Arts
154 Angell Street


Cogut Institute for the Humanities
Earth(ly) Matters: New Directions in Environmental Humanities
Scholars explore the conditions of ecological crisis and new understandings of the relation between the human and non-human.
April 6-7, 2018
Pembroke Hall, Room 305, 172 Meeting Street


Institute at Brown for Environment and Society
Water’s Edge
April 3-13, 2018
An interdisciplinary collaboration across the natural and social sciences, humanities and arts addressing questions about water on Earth.
Various locations


John Carter Brown Library
Fluidity: Knowing Water in the Americas
An exhibition, sound installation and panel discussion inspired by life’s most elemental liquid.
Exhibition: May 1 – June 30, 2018
Panel: April 3, 2018
94 George Street


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