A Day of Learning on the Art of Environmental Justice

Date: Saturday, September 28, 2019
Time: 8:30am - 4pm
Location: New York Botanical Garden, 2900 Southern Blvd, The Bronx, NY 10458

Official event of Climate Week NYC!

On September 28, 2019, the Roundtable will host A Day of Learning on the Art of Environmental Justice at the New York Botanical Garden in conjunction with Climate Week NYC 2019. This Day of Learning will be dedicated to exploring ways in which our membership and our larger community of arts in education colleagues are employing artistic practice as a means to inspire community, education, and active awareness of environmental justice issues.

Featuring breakout sessions from Superhero Clubhouse, Artichoke Dance Company, Children’s Museum of Art, and more!

The event will culminate in a presentation of NYBG’s Climate Change Arts Exchange, a multidisciplinary performance of NYC-based performing arts groups presenting new works related to climate change. The Day of Learning will also take place on the closing weekend of NYBG’s exhibition, “BRAZILIAN MODERN: THE LIVING ART OF ROBERTO BURLE MARX.”

A lactation room will be available. The venue is wheelchair-accessible. Scroll down to register.

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Questions? Please reach out to Managing Director, Kim Olsen, at kolsen@nycaieroundtable.org.



Member: $40 / Non-Member: $80 / Student: $35 (plus processing fee)

Each registration will include:

  • Catered breakfast and lunch;
  • Specially-curated breakout sessions;
  • Free admission into the Garden and Current Exhibitions;
  • A reserved spot at NYBG’s Climate Change Arts Exchange;
  • A 20% discount off admission to the Garden will be extended to accompanying guests of Day of Learning attendees. (Accompanying guests are also encouraged to attend Climate Change Arts Exchange.)

Please note: Registrants who select the “Student” rate will be required to present a valid Student ID per registration upon check-in.

Online registration will close at 11:55pm on Wednesday, September 25, 2019.



Time Event (subject to change)
8:30am – 9am  Registration / Breakfast
9am – 9:45am Welcome!
10am – 11:15am  Breakout Sessions
11:25am – 12:40pm         Breakout Sessions
12:50pm – 1:50pm  Lunch
2pm – 4pm Climate Change Arts Exchange


What is a “Day of Learning”?

Our annual Days of Learning are 1-day intensive learning opportunities that provide specific strategies to advance equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) within the classroom, in cultural institutions, and beyond. The day’s content is designed to address the specific needs of arts education practitioners and focuses on social justice issues relevant to our unique ecosystem. 

Click one of the links below to learn more about our past Days of Learning:


What is Climate Week NYC?

Climate Week NYC will take place from September 23 – 29, 2019. Run in coordination with the UN and the City of New York, Climate Week continues to grow as the time and place for the world to showcase amazing climate action and discuss how to do more. The anchor events of Climate Week are growing, and the number of events in 2019 is set to far exceed the 150 events of 2018 – the largest ever. Climate Week NYC is run by The Climate Group, the international non-profit focused on accelerating climate action.


For more information, please visit: https://www.climateweeknyc.org/climate-week-nyc-2019

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