The Marshes of Glynn
Sept 10th, 7pm; Atlanta Symphony Hall
Premiere of The Marshes of Glynn, an oratorio setting of Georgian Sidney Lanier’s famous poem. Composed by Steven Darsey, the work is itself a confluence of nature, music, theology, and poetry.
Arts at the Confluence: Conversations
Sept 11th, 2pm – 4pm; First Congregational Church
Conversations with Margaret Renkl, Janisse Ray, and Dwight Andrews exploring the environment, arts, and activism. Book signing; free!
*This event will be streamed live on First Church’s YouTube Page!*
Trees Atlanta, Kendeda Center, Chester Ave
Trees Atlanta at the Kendeda Center on Chester Avenue becomes a public art exhibit in September of 2022 with artists inspired by the environment, celebrating the natural world and sometimes lamenting the Georgia landscape.
Reception: Sept 11th, 6pm – 8pm
Open Exhibit: Sept 12th – 16th (Excluding 14th), 11am – 4pm
Metro Atlanta’s Urban Waters Symposium
Sept 14th, 9:30am – 4pm; Trees Atlanta, Kendeda Center, Chester Ave
A near day-long opportunity for community engagement, education and development for everyone interested in Metro Atlanta’s unique ecosystems. West Atlanta Watershed Alliance presents “State of the Watershed”, as well as “Heat Islands in Metro Atlanta,” a collection of student-led scientific projects.
Culminating Confluence Event: Trip to site of Ocmulgee National Park and Preserve
Sept 17th, 9am; meeting details to come!