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Summer Field Studies with ART+BIO Collaborative

Don’t miss these summertime learning opportunities. Here is what’s new at Classes Near You > Massachusetts:

ART+BIO Collaborative
The ART+BIO Collaborative in Cambridge, MA fosters the integration of science, nature, and art through novel collaborations, research, and education. 107 more words

Botanical Art

Course Description: Ethnography and the Varieties of Human Sensory Experience

The smell of diesel exhaust, the smell of somebody roasting coffee, the smell of hot corn tortillas along with the pat-pat of the women’s hands making them, the sting of roasting chiles in your throat and in your eyes.

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Course Description: The Social Skin: An Anthropology of Dress Practice (also: An Anthropology of Fashion)

Anthropologist Terence Turner wrote in his already classic, 1980 publication, “The social skin”:

Man is born naked but is everywhere in clothes (or their symbolic equivalents).

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Course Description: An Anthropology of Freedom

Anthropologists think with many concepts related to freedom: agency and constraint, resistance and domination, governance, power, justice. Yet in general, in sharp contrast to philosophers and political scientists, anthropologists have shied from using freedom in their works. 584 more words

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The River in Riverside

Plants, Life, Riverside is an ongoing interpretive project about plants in an urban setting. Today we learn about the river flowing through this urban landscape. … 940 more words

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Explore the Botanical Arts at Mt. Cuba Center

Mt. Cuba Center
Mt. Cuba Center is a botanical garden in Hockessin, DE dedicated to the conservation, display, and research of native plants. Their woodland wildflower gardens are recognized as the area’s finest. 828 more words

Botanical Art

'Drawing Plant Life', A Class for Beginners

Lewisham Arthouse, London

The Lewisham Arthouse once served as the central library of Deptford. Designed by architect Sir Alfred Brumwell Thomas (1868-1948) and funded by Andrew Carnegie (1835-1919), this former library is now a public gallery and studio space for professional artists. 213 more words

Botanical Art