Monday's are for mending, together.
Please join us the first Monday evening of the month from 7:00-9pm. Bring your bundles of worn out love, and mending heART projects to weave together with new threads and company. FREE and open to all people, please RSVP if you can.
Join us for our FREE Community Conversation in Hudson, NY. Along with our co-host Good Work Institute and partnering org. Kites Nest, we will be discussing the topics of citizenship, history and the complications of both.
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Why are we obsessed with Wild Wild Country and The Handmaids Tale? Is it the color red? What current undertones in our culture are being massaged by these utopian and dystopian visions?
We want to hear your thoughts over drinks--RSVP required.
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$15 / $12 for members
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Instar Lodge is hosting a free creative journey at the Take Care Fair, in Hudson NY. Children (and big kids—no judgement if your a 40yr old kid) explore their creativity; from plant stamping to sun dying and much more under the tent and sky, making and playing with the wonder of wildness. We believe we are our future and creativity with community will set us free. Join us in making everything more fun, more wild, more free, and more playful!
10-11am Wild flower arranging and Haiku poetry writing inspired by Ikebana (all ages)
11:-12pm Wild flower essence painting (all ages)
12-2:00 Sun printing with wild flowers (all ages)
“A path is a prior interpretation of the best way to traverse a landscape.”― Rebecca Solnit, Wanderlust: A History of Walking
Today what is the role of the artist to place and place to artist? How do the colors of a place affect the creations in a place? Why is art important to our place now? These and other big questions surrounding color, history and art will be discussed at Instar Lodge’s upcoming FREE public Summer Place Community Conversation, co-hosted with Good Work Institute at Olana, June 24th at 3:00pm. Always FREE, always for EVERYONE.
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*Image: “Final Approach to the Main House, Above the Flower Garden, OLANA” C. 1885-1914
Instar Lodge is hosting a free creative journey for youth during the much loved Hudson River Exchange Maker's fair in Hudson, NY. Children explore their creativity; from plant stamping to sun dying and much more under the tent and sky, making and playing with the wonder of wildness. Join us in making everything more fun, more wild, more free, and more playful!
10-12pm Make Your Mark: Plant stamping on fabric and paper (all ages)
12-2pm Creative embroidery (Stitch your own design, your name, your pet, your poem) (5yr+)
Join us May 27th for our fourth FREE Community Conversation at Art Omi, in Ghent NY. Instar Lodge's Community Conversation series activates public landscapes and institutions in the Hudson Valley with shared dialogue around relevant topics. It takes the expert off the stage and brings community in stride together as equal learners, it is a Socratic School.
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“Liberation is praxis: the action and reflection of men and women upon their world in order to transform it."--Paolo Friere
What if parenting was a form of social liberation? What if parenting is the painting of a future community canvas? What if parenting was a practice of learning to love?
Parenting is a practice, a process, and often times crazy-challenging. Join this group of parents who are interested in learning how to love as the solution.
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Join artist-mother's for an evening of sharing in it all--all those feelings! Share in making a big pot of soup together, and brew over all those impossibilities that somehow are made more possible with the company of other inspiring mothers. Let's get freaky together--it's way more fun than freaking out alone! FREE, Suggested donation $5, RSVP HERE