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2012 Sustainability Short Film Competition Awards

 
Voices of the Gulf

"Voices of the Gulf - A Message to North Carolina"

A message from Sara Dorsey with the UNCG Sustainability Committee:

We had a great evening on Thursday at the Weatherspoon Art Museum—great entries, great food, great music, great messages from all of our film makers.  Here are links for the entries we had this year with links for those of you who could not come…or maybe for you who could come and want to share them with your friends.

First of all, a heartfelt thanks to our wonderful sponsors: Barnabas Network, Fund 4 Democratic Communities, Goat Lady Dairy, Sierra Club, Tate Street CoffeeUNCG Office of Leadership and Service Learning, UNCG Sustainability CommitteeWeatherspoon Art Museum and Zaytoon.

Third Prize went to Contagious Media Productions for “Flora” by Mike Dickens and Caitlin Rhyne.  A poetic, thought-provoking narrative on preserving our natural resources. It is on Vimeo and was created for the 48 Hour Go Green Film Competition last year.  This year their 48 Hour entry is “Fragile Creatures“—go here to watch and vote—March 25 is the last day, so vote SOON!

Second Prize went to “Sustainability For Everyone: Rethinking Piedmont Ideas about Living Green and Local”—Andrew J. Young, et al. This film is about about the cultural sustainability of the Montagnard traditions in Greensboro which was introduced by the impressive young woman, Lek Siu.

First Prize went to “Voices From the Gulf – A Message to North Carolina”—Todd Tinkham, Molly Matlock, Ben Turney, and Bill L. Elias. A moving call from Gulf Coast citizens to people in North Carolina to resist giving in to political pressures for off shore drilling—this is part of a larger project called “Dispersed” they are working on that includes the issue of fracking as well.

Special thanks to the musicians, Aaron Bond and Melvin Holland and to Zaytoon for delicious food and drink and to the wonderful Weatherspoon for hosting us!

Huzzah to all for an excellent 2012 Third Annual UNCG Sustainability Shorts Film Competition.

— Sarah Dorsey

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Open to Art

 

Our State August 2011 issue about WAM

Our State August 2011 issue about WAM

New article in the August 2011 issue of Our State magazine by Lorraine Ahearn.

“In 70 years of collecting modern art, the Weatherspoon Art Museum in Greensboro has become nationally known for selecting works of enduring value….”

Read more by linking to article.

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New Weatherspoon Fall 2010 Newsletter now online.

 

View the upcoming Fall 2010 schedule at the Weatherspoon with this electronic flip-book formatted newsletter.

Fall 2010 Weatherspoon Art Museum ARTicles Newsletter

Fall 2010 Weatherspoon Art Museum ARTicles Newsletter

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Special Membership offer from our friends at the Proximity Hotel

 

cover: 2009 North Carolina Travel Guide

A special drawing will be held after the Big Shots: Andy Warhol Polaroids exhibition ends on September 19. Those who purchase a new (sorry, not renewal) Weatherspoon Art Museum Association membership during the run of the exhibition (June 6 ? September 19) will be eligible for one (1) weekend night?s stay at the Proximity Hotel, compliments of our friends at the Proximity Hotel. There will be (5) winners in this special drawing.

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