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September 2020

Irwin 2020: Collective Solitude

September 18 - September 19

Update: The Irwin exhibition has been extended due to popular demand and will be available online indefinitely. --- The Mary Porter Sesnon Art Gallery presents IRWIN 2020: Collective Solitude, the 34th annual Irwin Scholarship Award exhibition showcasing the work of a select group of UC Santa Cruz’s most promising young artists. This year's exhibition will be presented virtually through a 3D model of the Sesnon Gallery. Launching on June 3, it will be accessible online 24/7. Viewers are invited to…

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Solitary Garden Virtual Tour

September 19 @ 12:00 am - 1:00 am
Baskin Art Studios

Solitary Garden is the participatory public sculpture and garden project by award-winning artist jackie sumell. Solitary Garden creatively advocates for the end of solitary confinement and mass incarceration in the United States and asks viewers and participants "to imagine a landscape without prisons." Solitary Garden features a sculpture made following the blueprint of a standard U.S. solitary confinement cell. Around the 6’ x 9’ cell grows a garden of flowers and vegetables, designed by Tim Young, currently incarcerated in San…

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Talk Like A Pirate Day: The Pirates of Penzance

September 19 @ 9:00 am - 11:59 pm

Join the UCSC community in celebrating International Talk Like a Pirate Day! Access our streaming of the UC Santa Cruz Opera's 2019 production of Gilbert and Sullivan's The Pirates of Penzance. Enjoy the work of student casts and orchestra conducted by Bruce Kiesling and directed by Sheila Willey. With set and lighting design by Dave Dunning of Legend Theatrical, costume design by AAU graduate designer Marisely Cortes, hair and makeup by Santa Cruz Shakespeare's Jessica Carter, and dialect coaching by…

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Irwin 2020: Collective Solitude

September 19 - September 20

Update: The Irwin exhibition has been extended due to popular demand and will be available online indefinitely. --- The Mary Porter Sesnon Art Gallery presents IRWIN 2020: Collective Solitude, the 34th annual Irwin Scholarship Award exhibition showcasing the work of a select group of UC Santa Cruz’s most promising young artists. This year's exhibition will be presented virtually through a 3D model of the Sesnon Gallery. Launching on June 3, it will be accessible online 24/7. Viewers are invited to…

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Sea Otter Awareness Week

September 19 - September 20

Discover the vital role sea otters play in the nearshore ecosystem during the Seymour Center’s virtual Sea Otter Awareness Week. Special at-home activities will highlight sea otters’ natural history, reveal conservation issues facing these marine mammals, and so much more. Virtual Sea Otter Awareness Week activities will be available for download September 20-26, 2020.

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Sea Otter Awareness Week

September 19 - September 20

Discover the critical role sea otters play in the nearshore ecosystem during the Seymour Center’s virtual Sea Otter Awareness Week. Special at-home activities, lectures, interviews with scientists, and crafts will highlight sea otters’ natural history, reveal conservation issues facing these marine mammals, and so much more. Virtual Sea Otter Awareness Week is September 20-26, 2020. Highlights of the week include: Sea Otter Science Science Sunday: Sharing Space with Sea Otters Sunday, September 20, 2020, 1:30 PM PDT Counting Sea Otters:…

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Solitary Garden Virtual Tour

September 20 @ 12:00 am - 1:00 am
Baskin Art Studios

Solitary Garden is the participatory public sculpture and garden project by award-winning artist jackie sumell. Solitary Garden creatively advocates for the end of solitary confinement and mass incarceration in the United States and asks viewers and participants "to imagine a landscape without prisons." Solitary Garden features a sculpture made following the blueprint of a standard U.S. solitary confinement cell. Around the 6’ x 9’ cell grows a garden of flowers and vegetables, designed by Tim Young, currently incarcerated in San…

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Seaside Crafts—At Home!

September 20 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Seymour Marine Discovery Center

Seaside Crafts—from the comfort of your own home! Create ocean-inspired crafts and activities using materials found around the house. Visit the Seymour Center's website to find current craft ideas and instructions. Sign up for the Seymour Center’s e-newsletter to be notified when new crafts and activities are added! Sponsored by: Sigma Alpha of Omega Nu

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Virtual Science Sunday—Sharing Space with Sea Otters

September 20 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Returning to the California coast from the brink of extinction, sea otters are coming home to a coastline fundamentally altered by the expansion of human activity. Research has largely been focused on the acute threats to sea otter population recovery—oil spills, sharks, and disease—but, recently, more insidious impacts have been studied. Namely, that some of humans’ favorite recreation places and the essential habitat of sea otters overlap in many “hot spots” of disturbance. Please join the Seymour Center and Gena…

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Irwin 2020: Collective Solitude

September 20 - September 21

Update: The Irwin exhibition has been extended due to popular demand and will be available online indefinitely. --- The Mary Porter Sesnon Art Gallery presents IRWIN 2020: Collective Solitude, the 34th annual Irwin Scholarship Award exhibition showcasing the work of a select group of UC Santa Cruz’s most promising young artists. This year's exhibition will be presented virtually through a 3D model of the Sesnon Gallery. Launching on June 3, it will be accessible online 24/7. Viewers are invited to…

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