Creative Encounters in Awe Walking: Art and Environmentalism

Join us at Mission Garden to learn about awe walking in an environment that teaches about Tucson's agricultural history.

The workshop, which combines the themes of the garden with our own exploration of how we can help the environment, is led by Chris Zatarain, an Applied Intercultural Arts Research master's student with a focus on environmentalism.

Mission Garden is located at 946 West Mission Lane, Tucson, AZ 85745.

This event is free, and all materials required for the workshop will be provided free of charge. The workshops are open to all artistic skill levels, and no preparation is necessary to participate.

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Register by September 1st.

About Creative Encounters in Awe Walking:

Creative Encounters in Awe Walking gives students and community members tools to encounter and share moments of awe in and across our communities. The goal is to promote awe walking as an accessible and affordable wellness practice across the lifespan. This is in response to recent neuroscience research that has associated positive health benefits with taking short walks while looking for things that inspire awe. The Creative Encounters in Awe Walking Workshop Series is run by Dr. Jennie Gubner and her Ph.D. student Sydney Streightiff and explores how creativity can be used as a tool to enhance and encourage awe walking practices in your daily life.

These workshops are being presented in collaboration with community partners from the Tucson area, including the University of Arizona Art Museum, The Ignite Museum, the University of Arizona Arboretum, and the Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine.


9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Sept. 2, 2023
Mission Garden

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