Coming Soon: Cyanotype Art & Workshops

19 May

Magazine Beach Partners is helping to bring a second artist-in-residence project to Magazine Beach Park in partnership with Mass Audubon’s Nature Center.  Learn about the project and meet artists Liz Shepherd and Suzanne Moseley at the Friday, May 26 Nature In the City Festival, 5 to 8 pm.  The artists will unveil a pop-up studio they have created by layering a tent with large cyanotype images inspired by the local ecology and printed on fabric panels.  Cyanotype is a photographic technique with distinctive blue coloring; it was used in the 19th century to scientifically record plant and seaweed specimens from around the globe.  Today contemporary artists are exploring its expressive and experimental potential. 

Find out for yourself how to use this magical process to capture an image of flowers, leaves, feathers – any flat object with an interesting shape – at one of 8 free workshops in June and July.  Each workshop will be proceeded by a 30-minute guided collection walk around the park lead by a Mass Audubon Field Teacher. In the event of rain the workshops will be held the next day.  Click here for a list.

To register, go to:  Organized by Cambridge neighbors Cecily Miller and Michelle Lougee, last year’s artist-in-residence; funded by a grant from the Mass Cultural Council and MBP, plus donations from neighbors.  More information:

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