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Cross Pollination: An Art and the Environment Tour

Join UMMA Assistant Curator of Photography Jennifer Friess and Education Outreach Program Coordinator Grace VanderVliet for a tour connecting environmental themes shared across three exhibitions on view at UMMA this summer: The World to Come: Art in the Age of the Anthropocene, The Power Family Program for Inuit Art: Tillirnanngittuq​, and​ Jason DeMarte: Garden of Artificial Delights. In each exhibition, artists from across the globe deeply engage with their environments and the effects of human activity on the landscape. Friess and VanderVliet will tour each exhibition, drawing connections between a diverse range of artistic practices.

This exhibition inaugurates the Power Family Program for Inuit Art, established in 2018 through the generosity of Philip and Kathy Power.

The World to Come: Art in the Age of the Anthropocene is organized by the Harn Museum of Art at the University of Florida and curated by Kerry Oliver-Smith, Harn Museum of Art Curator of Contemporary Art. Support for the exhibition is provided by the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, UF Office of the Provost, National Endowment for the Arts, C. Frederick and Aase B. Thompson Foundation, Ken and Laura Berns, Daniel and Kathleen Hayman, Ken and Linda McGurn, Susan Milbrath, an anonymous foundation, UF Center for Humanities and the Public Sphere, UF Office of Research and Robert and Carolyn Thoburn, with additional support from a group of environmentally-minded supporters, the Robert C. and Nancy Magoon Contemporary Exhibition and Publication Endowment, Harn Program Endowment, and the Harn Annual Fund.

Lead support for the local presentation of this exhibition is provided by Lizzie and Jonathan Tisch, the University of Michigan Office of the Provost, Michigan Medicine, Tom Porter in honor of the Michigan Climate Action Network, the Herbert W. and Susan L. Johe Endowment, and the University of Michigan Penny W. Stamps School of Art and Design and School for Environment and Sustainability. 

Support for this exhibition is provided by P.J. and Julie Solit, Amelia and Eliot Relles, and the Herbert W. and Susan L. Johe Endowment.

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