Sand Globe Art Workshop & Beach Cleanup | Albany
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Albany Beach | 1 Buchanan St,, Albany, CA
Submitted by the Event Organizer
Come out to the first Albany Landfill Dog Owners Group (ALDOG) beach cleanup of 2015, and a free public sand globe workshop on Albany Beach.
Artist Zach Pine invented his technique for making sand globes in 2000, and has taught over a thousand people how to make them. In five minutes you can learn the basic technique; it usually takes beginners about ten minutes to make a grapefruit-sized globe. The process of making them feels great, and combining beach cleanup with globe-making evokes a wonderful feeling of environmental and social connection.
At this event, Pine will teach everyone in sight to make sand globes (and encourage them to teach others). Then, as in all his collaborative art-with-nature events, you’ll create a spontaneously evolving art installation on the beach. Some participants will make moving creations with people and globes. Non-globe creativity involving sand and people is also encouraged of course.
For the beach cleanup, bring your own buckets and gloves or use theirs. Sieves are very handy for screening the tiny, nasty stuff.
Directions and Parking: > View Map Parking is free for beach cleaners in the lot at the foot of Buchanan, courtesy of Golden Gate Fields. Park, walk through the eucalyptus grove, and head to our sign-in table. Arrive anytime and join in.
Note: This is an off-leash dog beach.
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