***Please note: This exhibit will reopen on Wednesday, July 1, and will be on display daily through Sunday, August 2.***
On display daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. inside the Baker Exhibit Center, Environmental Impact II features more than 50 artworks, including paintings, photography, sculptures and film, focused on generating public attention surrounding environmental issues and unintended consequences of human interaction with nature. Produced and curated by David J. Wagner, topics covered in this exhibit include global climate change, the Gulf oil spill, unabated logging and mining, loss of bee populations and more. Discover the fragility and hopeful resiliency of our world through the eyes of more than 20 leading contemporary artists.
To help protect the safety of our guests and staff, a one-way route will be enforced inside the exhibit hall. All guests ages 11 years and older will be required to wear a face covering while inside the Baker Exhibit Center. Thank you for your cooperation!
Exhibit support for Environmental Impact II is provided in part by The North Carolina Arboretum Society, Asheville Citizen-Times, RomanticAsheville.com Travel Guide, Smoky Mountain Living Magazine and Lamar Advertising Company.
ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT II, Produced by David J. Wagner, L.L.C., David J. Wagner, Ph.D., Curator/Tour Director. Photo credit: Karen Hackenberg, Have an Ice Day, 2015, 72 x 60 inches, oil on canvas. Collection of Johnna and Fred Kleisner.