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Aurora Robson

Plastic-debris artist will discuss her career

Aurora Robson, whose innovative works made of plastic debris are currently on view at the Brattleboro Museum & Art Center (BMAC) in the exhibit "Human Nature Walk," discusses her artmaking career on Saturday, Nov. 18, at 7 p.m.

The recipient of BMAC's inaugural Award for Service to Art & Humanity, Robson has spent more than 20 years creating work with the aim of inspiring people to view plastic waste not only as a burden on the planet, but also as a reusable resource and a transformative material that can contribute to a greater good. Her intent, she says, is to "take plastic out of the waste stream and turn its longevity into an asset."...

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Four new exhibits open at BMAC on Oct. 14

The Brattleboro Museum & Art Center (BMAC) welcomes museum members and the public to celebrate the opening of four new exhibits that feature ceramics, textiles, and cardboard sculpture on Saturday, Oct. 14, at 11 a.m. The new exhibits include "Home Bodies," a collaboration between ceramic artist Fawn Krieger and...

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Turn trash into art

BMAC invites the public to clean up the Connecticut River on Sept. 23, 30

"Trash is trash - smelly, gross, harmful to the land and plants and animals," say Brattleboro Museum & Art Center (BMAC) organizers. But re-purpose trash and transform it into art, and not only are destructive materials removed from the environment, but the potential is also created to make a...

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Percussionist Ayano Kataoka to perform at BMAC on Sep. 14

The Brattleboro Museum & Art Center (BMAC) presents percussionist Ayano Kataoka on Thursday, September 14, at 7 p.m. in a performance of "Eternity," a work for solo vibraphone by Vermont composer Stuart Saunders Smith. Kataoka is a professor of percussion at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and a performer with Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. She gave the world premiere of Smith's "Eternity" in 2022. She is known for infusing her performances with remarkable physical energy. "Her dynamic yet...

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