Arts, Dining & Entertainment

Explore the future of humanity on Leap Day with Robert Black

James Webb Space Telescope

Thursday, Feb. 29 at noon—RUTLAND— Adults are invited to embark on a journey into the unknown with Robert Black, artist Robert Black, collagist, photographer, and architect, for a series of talks and hands-on sessions centered around the theme “One Giant Leap for Humanity.”

In these engaging sessions, participants will explore what the future may bring with new awareness of psyche and physics to bring new perspectives of life forming in us by the shiny technology of AI and by the mind-blowing images of the James Webb Space Telescope.

Event Details:

Date: Feb. 29

Time: Noon-2 p.m.

Location: Chaffee Art Center, 16 So. Main St., Rutland.


Session I: Lunch ‘N Learn-12 noon-2 p.m.

Introductory discussion, brief talk/slide presentation, followed by a collaborative conversation where participants can share their impressions of the topic presented. Participants may bring their own lunches and attend only Session I.

Session II: ART LAB-1 p.m.-2 p.m.

A fun, creative, hands-on activity to explore participants’ expressions of the day’s theme in Session I. All materials will be provided. Participants are encouraged to attend both Session I & Session II for the richest experience.

Ticket information:

$25 for the full 2-hour session

$20 for 1 hour

Must pre-register

For more information and to register, visit: or call 802-775-0356.

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