Kites Over Lynden: A Day for Art and Flying

May 5, 2018 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

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Free to members or with admission to the sculpture garden.

Kite makers, flyers, artists and art lovers of all ages are invited to celebrate the arrival of spring with an afternoon of events and activities. Drop in to the studio to make and decorate simple, earth-friendly kites. Radical Jewelry Makeover will be on hand to sell recycled jewelry in their pop-up shop. Expect additional artist-led activities, as well as treats.

About Radical Jewelry Makeover
Radical Jewelry Makeover (RJM) is a community jewelry mining and recycling project of Ethical Metalsmiths that uses donated jewelry. The project encourages consideration of the social and environmental impacts of mining and jewelry production. RJM draws public attention to the creativity and skills of jewelry designers, reveals the stories behind our personal collections and encourages re-consideration of our habits of consumption. Jewelers and students have donated their time and skills to this community focused project over the past few months. Student participants from UW-Milwaukee have been engaged in a Special Topics course run by Michael Dale Bernard, which focuses on creating jewelry that utilizes the RJM donations for various pop-ups and online shops in addition to participating in the RJM:WI Exhibition. These activities will raise funds to support the mission of Radical Jewelry Makeover and student scholarships.


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