CCA celebrates creativity across the arts, humanities and sciences by generating transformative experiences designed to ignite minds and connect people. While our physical address remains temporarily closed, enjoy our outstanding virtual programs.
LIVESTREAM – What’s the Buzz? Supporting & Monitoring Pollinators in New Mexico Habitats and Gardens: We invite you to join a live webinar to learn more about the importance of pollinators, pollinator habitat, and how you can get involved as a citizen science volunteer. Our speakers will be Kaitlin Haase, Southwest Pollinator Conservation Specialist for the Xerces Society; Anna Walker, Species Survival Officer for Invertebrate Pollinators at the New Mexico BioPark Society; and Cristina Salvador, Collections Manager, Santa Fe Botanical … Read More
VIRTUAL: WRITING THE WILD – A ONE WEEK VIRTUAL ECO-POETRY GENERATIVE WRITING INTENSIVE Drawing inspiration from the colossal beauty of the natural world, Writing the Wild focuses on writing nature/eco/eco justice poems with a view to publication. Taught by award-winning poet and editor, Pam Uschuk, this course meets for 4 days, 1.5 hours each day, every other day for one week. This class explores how diverse writers use their observations about and interactions/interconnection with the wild natural world to fuel-inject … Read More
VIRTUAL: DRAWING FROM NATURE Join artist Helen Byers in this 3-day Zoom workshop to refine your drawing skills with a focus on nature. Through live sessions, including in-depth demonstrations, participants will be guided in the delights and challenges of natural science drawing. Working from life or photos, our subjects will be stones, shells, and feathers. Learn and practice illustration techniques on paper using graphite, colored pencil, and/or watercolor to achieve accurate proportions, tones, and textures. Some drawing experience helpful. To … Read More