ArtPlantae will participate in the 3rd Annual Palm Springs World Environment Day, a free fun-filled event for the entire family. Guest speakers will present information about health, well-being, nutrition and sustainability. There will also be face painting, information about gardening, tips about how to live a “green” lifestyle, and instruction about how to create your own recycled art. Don’t miss animal encounters with WOW of The Living Desert. Music will be provided by the Hot Purple Energy All Stars. World Environment Day is the United Nations’ principal outreach vehicle encouraging environmental awareness.
The CREEC Environmental Art Show & Awards will be held at 7:30 pm. “CREEC” is the acronym for the California Regional Environmental Education Community which is a communication network established by the state to support environmental literacy. This network connects teachers with high-quality environmental education resources. This year the exhibition’s theme is “Water”. Artists in grades K-12 have the opportunity to submit art in three different categories: Environmental Art, Recycled Art, Digital Art/Photo Essay.
Teachers still have time to submit student artwork. The deadline has been extended to Thursday, May 28, 2015. Click on the image below to download the contest flyer for your classroom.
The 3rd Annual Palm Springs World Environment Day celebration will be held on Friday, June 5, 2015 from 6-10 p.m. at the Palm Springs Pavilion. See you there!
Download flyer for your classroom.