Where to see art galleries in the Washington area

Where to see art galleries in the Washington area

Comment on this story Suspension With curtains, paintings, and a few other items, Heather Goodchild has set up a miniature museum in IA&A’s smallest gallery in Hillyer. The individual parts of the Toronto native’s “Violet Peach” aren’t unusual, but they do combine to express what the exhibition’s manifesto calls an “unstable state of consciousness.” Goodchild’s … Read more

Co-packaging technology can reduce operational waste

Co-packaging technology can reduce operational waste

Did you know that supply chain emissions are on average 5.5 times higher than emissions from direct operations? This means that for the average enterprise, the emissions footprint of its supplier ecosystem is more than five times the emissions footprint of its own offices and facilities. Consumers are more aware of the sustainability issues affecting … Read more

NJ foodie starts Charcuterie board business

NJ foodie starts Charcuterie board business

POINT PLEASANT BEACH Molly Kastner, owner and operator of Molly Boards in Point Pleasant Beach, got her first taste of working at a family business when she was young when she helped run a catering business her grandparents started as Byrnes Family Catering. “My grandfather started the catering company,” Kastner said. “Everyone in our family … Read more

Authenticity and freedom through beauty filters on social media

Authenticity and freedom through beauty filters on social media

But behind every filter is a person dragging lines and changing shapes on a computer screen to achieve the desired look. Beauty may be subjective, but despite this, society continues to promote rigid, unattainable ideals that are disproportionately white, thin, and feminine for women and girls. Instagram publishes very little information about filters, especially beauty … Read more

A major London gallery has canceled a Russian show of Ukrainian art after a backlash

A major London gallery has canceled a Russian show of Ukrainian art after a backlash

written by Sofia Kishkovsky This article was originally published by The Art Newspaper, Editorial Partner of CNN Style. London’s Saatchi Gallery has canceled an exhibition of Ukrainian contemporary art after a social media protest organized by Russian banker and art collector Igor Tsukanov, with cultural director and fellow Russian Marat Gilman as an advisor. The … Read more

Investing in health workers can help close the vaccination gap

Investing in health workers can help close the vaccination gap

TThe sharp decline in routine childhood vaccination rates recently reported by the World Health Organization is a stark warning that today’s pandemic mistakes and the rise of vaccine misinformation could harm future generations. In 2021, it is difficult to understand how large the vaccination gap is: 25 million children were unvaccinated and 18 million were … Read more

Web3 and NFTs and the future of art

Web3 and NFTs and the future of art

Throughout history, artists have often gotten a rough deal with companies and brokers who profit from their work long after they have received and spent the fees they paid. Now, many believe that the decentralized world of Web 3 – specifically NFTs – offers an alternative. By creating and issuing work as non-fungible digital tokens, … Read more

Lions Park Reno in Plainfield

Lions Park Reno in Plainfield

PLAINFIELD – The city envisions a phased $2 million upgrade to a popular municipal park that would require the addition of several new recreational amenities including ball courts, permanent restrooms, and a splash pad. First Selectman Kevin Cunningham said Wednesday that the proposed refinement of Lions Park will be paid for with a combination of … Read more

Health advocate Nadia Harrela dances her way to physical and mental fitness

Health advocate Nadia Harrela dances her way to physical and mental fitness

For many people, maintaining their daily exercise depends on maintaining some physical stamina and mental strength. It’s hard to stay motivated constantly; It’s hard to keep coming back for more, knowing an hour on the treadmill or lifting weights is hard work, and the experience isn’t always fun. For most people who prioritize exercising consistently, … Read more