[Image credit: Doug Eng, A World Above - St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge, St Marks, FL, 2019.]
Join the Jacksonville Public Library and MOCA Jacksonville for Art & Conversations: Social Change 101, connected to MOCA's current exhibition Structure of Nature | Nature of Structure by local artist Doug Eng.
This is a panel discussion about art and advocacy for environmental causes. Learn about how artists and nonprofits from our community work to protect the environment.
Our moderator: Joshua Gellers, an Associate Professor and Director of the MA in International Affairs program in the Department of Political Science and Public Administration at the University of North Florida. His research focuses on environmental politics, human rights, and technology.
Our panelists include:
Sarah Crooks, local artist and educator whose work combines environmental science with spirituality as a means of reconnecting people with the living world.
Dana J. Doody, Executive Director of the Jacksonville Arboretum & Gardens, where people can learn and experience different ecosystems in our area.
Doug Eng, local artist whose recent projects focus on raising awareness of deforestation and the effects of climate change on the health of our forests.
*Registration is required for this event, and must be completed two hours prior to the start time. No library card required!
Downtown street parking is free after 6pm.
About the Art & Conversations Series:
Jacksonville Public Library + MOCA present Art & Conversations, a series of innovative programs focused on literacy and the arts. In this series, JPL + MOCA will collaborate to provide the Jacksonville community access to a rich set of resources by partnering an educational library program with a museum exhibition.
Perks for library card-holders at MOCA include:
Free access to MOCA's galleries during the Art & Conversations Series on the final Friday of each month.
$10 off MOCA's family level membership when purchased at the front desk or by emailing email@example.com.
Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, accommodations for persons with disabilities are available upon request. Please allow 1–2 business days to process. Last-minute requests will be accepted, but may not be possible to fulfill. Please ask for Learning Services at 255-2665 or email JPLprograms@coj.net.