Every year we host an art contest to help us with educating Montgomery County residents on the importance of protecting our communities and local waters – our rivers and streams. The goal is to educate everyone that everything that ends on sidewalks, roads, yards, any hard surface on the ground can eventually flow to our
Transforming Textiles Sustainably with Resident Artist, Patricia Powell Kessler Museum Member: $90, Non-Member: $100 Materials Fee: $30 paid direct to artist Beginners and experienced artists will discover sustainable (and safe) sources of color for creating a natural palette with supplies sourced from common kitchen items. The workshop will begin with an overview of how to
2019 Storm Drain Art contest winners Artist: Meera Barochia; Entry Title: Save the Bay; Category: Environment and Youth (for ages 16 and under only) Artist: Natasha Isler; Entry Title: Let’s Love the Bay; Category: Fight Litter Artist: Justin Hudis, Entry Title: This Way Straight to Water Supply, Category: Montgomery County Animals and Streams Artist: Alicia Wang,
The 2019 Storm Drain Art Contest art submission time ended in February. We received 14 entries! The artists blended art with an educational message to spread the word that storm drains lead to our local streams – in other words, anything ending up on roads, sidewalks, lawns eventually reach our storm drains and negatively affects
Dana Hollister, a student at the University of Maryland, recently created an art installation that brings awareness to the issue of trash and littering. Read more about the project in Dana’s guest blog below. My art installation piece is inspired by the Leave No Trace policies, LNT, that I have become accustomed to as
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