Distinctive natural places at home and abroad—and humanity’s role in them—are the focus of “A Night of Nurturing Nature,” an evening program on Thursday, July 19 with The Nature Conservancy in Connecticut and Westport Arts Center.
Take part, and learn about some of Connecticut and the world’s most valuable landscapes – from Long Island Sound to the Amazon Rainforest. The program starts at 6 p.m. and includes a reception with top Nature Conservancy scientists, who will offer presentations throughout the gallery on how new conservation tools are helping us re-imagine landscapes and merge the needs of nature and people in these areas.
Featured speakers include:
“A Night of Nurturing Nature,” from the Andrew and Christine Hall collection, is part of the “LANDSCAPE: Scene / Re-seen” exhibition at the Westport Arts Center, featuring the landscape art of such artists as Ansel Adams, Bend and Hilla Becher, Peter Bialobrzeski, Elger Esser and David Maisel. This special exhibition is on display through Sept. 2.
Tickets for “A Night of Nurturing Nature” are $10 for Westport Arts Center members and $15 for non-members. For more information, visit www.westportartcenter.org. The Westport Arts Center is located at 51 Riverside Ave., Westport, Conn.
The Nature Conservancy is a leading conservation organization working around the world to protect ecologically important lands and waters for nature and people. The Conservancy and its more than 1 million members have protected nearly 120 million acres worldwide. Visit The Nature Conservancy on the Web at www.nature.org.