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Advancing Climate Change Communication & Expression

Panel Discussion - Free to the Public

 A panel discussion with thought leaders on Climate from Columbia and Yale, an Author, and Artists.  What is the unique role of art in elevating human consciousness regarding environmental challenges?  What insights can other disciplines such as the visual arts and humanities provide to advance public understanding and motivate effective action in response to important scientific knowledge?  

To reserve a seat:  call 845-358-0877

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1:30 PM13:30

Collette V. Fournier Retrospective Lecture: Spirit of a People

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Held at the Martin Luther King Multi Purpose Center
110 Bethune Blvd, Spring Valley, NY 10977  - Free event

Photographer Collette V. Fournier’s “Retrospective: Spirit of a People” is a historic embodiment of four decades of her photography archives. The hour and a half lecture/presentation with a Q & A takes the viewer from black and white to color imagery and from film to digital capture. Fournier’s serial works explore themes of The Amistad: From Mystic Seaport to Nova Scotia, Post Hurricane Katrina, Travels to West Africa, and her community.

For more information contact:  Rockland Center for the Arts, 845-358-0877,

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2:00 PM14:00

ART TALK: Richard Tuschman "Hopper Meditations"

Richard Tuschman will discuss the inspiration, process, and progression of the "Hopper Meditations" series, and how both the concept and technique evolved out of past work and experiences. Tuschman will also bring one of his diorama sets from the series. 

The Edward Hopper House is pleased to collaborate with the Nyack Library to present our series of Art Talks. Art Talks are held in the Community Meeting Room at The Nyack Library. 

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7:30 PM19:30

Beating the Creative Blues with Dr. Eric Maisel

Creative folks have a special relationship to the thing usually called “depression.”  Vincent van Gogh, the icon of the tortured artist, cut off his own ear, and spun out of control in his own depression.  Are all   creative people, who seek to find meaning in their work-destined to end up like van Gogh?  Not at all.  

Come join Dr. Eric Maisel, America’s foremost creativity coach, psychotherapist, retired family therapist, and the author of more than 50 books (among them The Van Gogh BluesThe Future of Mental Health, Rethinking Depression, and Coaching the Artist Within) as he explains the nature of this special relationship – and what creatives can do to better deal with what for many is a constant background coloration of the blues. 

Event takes place October 21, 2017, 7:30 pm.  Tickets are $2o for members and $25 for non-members.  Tickets can be purchased online at  For more information:  call  845-358-0877 or visit

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7:00 PM19:00

Artist Talk - Activism in Art

Five artists from the Current exhibit will speak at RoCA on the subject of artists as the observers of our society and their role in activism.  Artists Vera Aronow, Kiri Laurelle Davis, Lisa Levart, Francesco Mastalia and Wilfredo Morel respond to social injustice and environmental issues while using their art as a weapon to bring to the forefront issues they are most passionate about, bringing about community healing and change.  This lecture is FREE and in conjunction with the present exhibit on view Activism in Art: Art Changes Things.


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