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“Art and Ecology: In the Spirit of the Suffragettes” Mycelial tiles workshop with Mae-ling Lokko

The Sanctuary 3361 6th Ave, Troy

Mae-ling will be offering a virtual overview of her work with mycelia from 10:00-10:30am. Her brief presentation will be followed by a small number of participants at NATURE Lab who will engage in a workshop creating the mycelial tiles.  Mae-ling Lokko is an architectural scientist and biomaterials technology researcher from Ghana and the Philippines whose […]

Our Class: Trauma and Transformation in an American Prison w/ Chris Hedges

The Sanctuary 3361 6th Ave, Troy
Virtual Event

In this virtual event activist author Chris Hedges speaks about his new book, "Our Class: Trauma and Transformation in an American Prison," on the occasion of its release by publisher Simon & Schuster. Hedges has taught courses in drama, literature, philosophy, and history since 2013 in the college degree program offered by Rutgers University at […]


The Sanctuary 3361 6th Ave, Troy

The Ruderal Ecologies 2 conference builds upon the 2018 Ruderal Ecologies: Grounds for Changeconference, which brought together thought leaders in art, science, and environmental justice to explore the history and future of urban environments shaped by stress. “Ruderal,” from the Latin rudus (rubble), refers to plant species that are first to repopulate disturbed lands, an apt analogy for the state […]

Tony Cokes in conversation

The Sanctuary 3361 6th Ave, Troy

Please join us for an online presentation with American artist Tony Cokes. Through a rigorous analysis of images and language, Tony Cokes dissects the often-obscured power dynamics at work in the cultural and political representation of histories of Blackness, class, and the war on terror. This event is a collaboration between EMPAC and the iEAR […]

Not Going Quietly w/ filmmaker Nicholas Bruckman

The Sanctuary 3361 6th Ave, Troy
Virtual Event

A virtual film screening of "Not Going Quietly" A rising star in progressive politics and a new father, 32-year-old Ady Barkan’s life is upended when he is diagnosed with ALS. But after a confrontation with powerful Senator Jeff Flake on an airplane goes viral, catapulting him to national fame, Ady and a motley crew of […]

MLK Community Celebration 2022

The Sanctuary 3361 6th Ave, Troy

We invite you to join the Martin L. King Capital Region Labor and Community Celebration. Over the past years, we have held dynamic MLK programs in person and virtually with activist, community, and labor organizations support. This trend will continue in 2022. More info to come!  You can view our MLK Holiday Labor and Community Celebration […]

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