Photo of Bill McKibben smiling and looking into the camera. He is an older, white man wearing a grey t-shirt and seated in front of a blurred green background suggesting foliage.

Bill McKibben on Ecology, Culture, and Democracy


Event Details

Monday, October 16, 2023

6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Bromery Center for the Arts

151 Presidents Drive

Amherst MA 01003

Free with registration

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Bill McKibben, founder of Third Act, co-founder of, and prolific author will speak about the responsibility of artists in a moment of emergency. How might artists go beyond their personal vision to help the movements that are our chief hope?
Q&A to follow, moderated by B Fulkerson of Third Act.

This event is presented in collaboration with Orion magazine.

This event is part of the UMass Art Sustainability and Activism (ASA) series for 2023-24. ASA is a collaboration among the School of Earth & Sustainability, UMass Fine Arts Center, and the MFA for Poets and Writers.  Together, ASA works to create deliberate opportunities to connect artists, scientists, and changemakers.