After witnessing oil spills and anti-war movements in 1969, Gaylord Nelson, a Wisconsin senator, came up with the idea to protest for a better environment. On April 22, 1970, a year later, 20 million people across the nation joined together to fight against Earth’s rapid deterioration. The success of Earth Day resulted in many different acts to protect the environment, and is celebrated internationally.
Kick off Earth Day early by creating recyclart at Family Adventure Day: Recycle and Reuse. Egg cartons, paper, string, and cork may seem like useless household items taking up space, but this Saturday, learn how to transform those objects into recyclart.
Recyclart is the art of creating new and meaningful uses for items considered "trash." This green artform helps cutback on the actual amount of material sent to landfills, not to mention the process helps jump start your brain's creative side as you explore artistic and innovative new uses for old items.
Show your appreciation to the earth and enjoy a day with Bemis School of Art instructors filled with creative, hand-on projects. As an added bonus, there's a free tour at 12:30 p.m. of the FAC galleries.
Sat., April 21, 2012
10 a.m. -2 p.m. | FREEInvite Friends