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James Watrous Gallery

Poetry, Plants, and the Anthropocene will introduce work by contemporary American poets whose representations of plants draw attention to human-caused environmental devastation and the consequences for both human and non-human lives.

Sharon Kerry-Harlan, Earl (left) & Lyla (right)

Sharon Kerry-Harlan explores pattern, rhythm, and the human figure in fabric and mixed-media collage.

Join experts and artists at the table for brunch and conversation inside the James Watrous Gallery.

Join the Wisconsin Academy at Tandem Press for an exploration of the printing process.

An informal tour with exhibition curator Jody Clowes.

Maggie Sasso, Semaphore-1-Y (from Y.H.W.), 2018. Handwoven cotton, mahogany, photographic documentation, 6 x 5 feet. Photo by Ben Dembroski.

Milwaukee-based artists Maggie Sasso and Nathaniel Stern use somewhat unconventional means to achieve their artistic ends.

Nathan Pearce • Untitled, Fairfield, Illinois, 2015. Copyright @ 2018 by Nathan Pearce. No reproduction without permission.

It’s taken me a while to realize it, but I’ve come to see that the Midwest is actually a perfect place to make a creative life.

The artists will offer informal gallery talks starting at 5:30pm.

Helen Klebesadel

Five Wisconsin artists create work focused on plants threatened by climate change in our state.

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James Watrous Gallery of the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts & Letters
3rd Floor, Overture Center for the Arts
201 State Street
Madison, WI 53703
Phone: 608-265-2500