West Craft Fest
Dec
9
10:00 AM10:00

West Craft Fest

Dozens of vendors will return to The Rotunda for West Craft Fest (FKA Go West Craft Fest). An all-local lineup of artisans and makers will have artisan jewelry, ceramics, woodwork, original art, prints, stationery, clothing, knitted accessories, home wares, children's gifts, candles, soaps, botanicals, holiday items and more for sale. Applications are currently open on their website, listed below.

Free

westcraftfest.wixsite.com

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What does the latest federal climate change report mean for you?
Dec
4
5:30 PM17:30

What does the latest federal climate change report mean for you?

A landmark federal report says we’re already experiencing the effects of climate change, and the danger of more catastrophes like floods and wildfires is increasing. Join us at the Academy for a free, informal discussion with our scientists and Drexel University students about the implications of this report.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/academy-conversation-tickets-53075546388

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Making Materials Matter: An Open Forum on Sustainability in the Arts
Oct
22
6:00 PM18:00

Making Materials Matter: An Open Forum on Sustainability in the Arts

NextFab and The Resource Exchange are partnering to host an open forum event focused on sustainability and reuse in the local creative community. The discussion will bring together various experienced individuals and organizations—including Grid Editor-in-Chief Alex Mulcahy—to discuss creation without waste.

Other guests:

+ Karyn Gerred – Executive Director, The Resource Exchange

+ Melissa Guglielmo – North Philly Location Manager, NextFab

+ Nic Esposito – Zero Waste and Litter Director, City of Philadelphia

+ Angela McQuillan – Curator, Esther Klein Gallery/University City Science Center

+ Sara Lepori – Economic Development Zones Manager, City of Philadelphia Department of Commerce

+ Tiffany Threadgould – Chief Design Junkie, Terracycle

+ Angela Vosburgh – Creative Director & Manager, Kevin O’Brien Studios

https://nextfab.com/event/sustainability-forum/

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