Climate of Creativity

Connecting the Arts and Environmental Action

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at 1:30 pm

Event Center

With a focus on using art as a catalyst for environmental action, this event will connect people working and thinking at the intersections of arts, culture, and the environment. Citing growing urgency related to climate change and human impact on our ecosystems, Hennepin Theatre Trust and the University of Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Leadership program present this half-day convening designed to connect and inspire those working on these ongoing challenges.

Register for this free event here.

Keynote Speaker

Stacy Levy, environmental artist, Philadelphia: Recognized as one of the nation’s most exciting and innovative environmental artists, Stacy Levy is a sculpture artist who creates large-scale public installations in rivers, streets, parking lots, airports, and nature centers. Her works appear in major cities including Philadelphia, Seattle, Washington DC, among others, and have been funded by the National Endowment for the Arts.


  • Christine Baeumler, Artist in Residence, Capitol Region Watershed District, Saint Paul
  • Sharon Day, Executive Director, Indigenous Peoples Task Force
  • Bonnie Keeler, Assistant Professor, Humphrey School of Public Affairs, UMN
  • Kevin Reich, Council Member, City of Minneapolis Council, District 1


Kristel Porter, Program Director, MN Renewables Now

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