Earth Day Initiative 2021 Virtual Festival

Salt Tree Art

Thank you for visiting Salt Tree Art at the Earth Day Initiative Virtual Festival!

We invite you to visit throughout the day to participate in the schedule of eco-art activities listed below. We also welcome you to explore the Salt Tree Art website to learn more about our environmental arts projects and programs!

Schedule of Activities

12:00 - 12:55 Get to Know Us

Learn more about our organization and its work by chatting with some of our environmental artists!

12:55 - 1:00 Waggle It Dance!

Join us for some virtual honey bee waggle dancing! Use your right and left arrow keys to make your avatar waggle like a bee!

1:00 - 2:00 Dirt Hour

1:00 – 1:15 Meet the Eco-Artists: Learn about the DIRT 2020 performance art project.

1:00 – 1:30 Discussion: How can art help to promote engagement in composting?

1:30 – 1:45 Kid’s Video: DIRT

1:45 – 2:00 Activity – DIRT PAINTING: For all ages; you’ll need a brush, paper, water, and some dirt.

2:00 - 3:00 Mushroom Hour

2:00 – 2:30 Meet the Eco-Artists: Learn about the Myco-Rise living mushroom sculpture project.

2:30 – 2:40 Kid’s Video: MUSHROOMS

2:40 – 3:00 Activity – MUSHROOM PRINTS: For all ages; you’ll need paper, ink or paint (mud paint works), mushrooms, and something to cut the mushrooms.

3:00 - 4:00 Get to Know Us

Learn more about our organization and its work by chatting with some of our environmental artists!

4:00 - 5:00 Plant Hour

4:00 – 4:15 Meet the Eco-Artists: Learn about the Wind & Waves and Seed Stories community art projects.

4:15 – 4:30 Discussion: Share your plant stories! Tell us a story about a plant that is important to you or your heritage.

4:30 – 4:40 Kid’s Video: PLANTS

4:40 – 5:00 Activity – DESIGN A SEED PACKET: For all ages; you’ll need some paper (or the Salt Tree Art seed packet template), and pencils, pens, crayons, or markers for coloring.

5:00 - 6:00 Pollinator Hour

5:00 Р5:15 Meet the Eco-Artists: Learn about the Sticky Situations honeycomb sculptural project.

5:15 – 5:30 Discussion: Raising awareness on solitary pollinators with art.

5:30 – 5:40 Kid’s Video: POLLINATORS

5:40 – 6:00 Activity – BUILD A BUG HOTEL: For all ages; you’ll need an empty tin can and some paper (paint and string are optional).

6:00 - 6:05 Waggle It Dance!

Join us for some virtual honey bee waggle dancing! Use your right and left arrow keys to make your avatar waggle like a bee!

6:05 - 7:00 Get to Know Us

Learn more about our organization and its work by chatting with some of our environmental artists!