New Horizon is a nomadic art experience featuring contemporaryartist Doug Aitken’s 100-foot-tall hot air balloon which will visit several Trustees landscapes starting on July 12 on Martha’s Vineyard and ending on July 28th at Field Farm in Williamstown It will visit Castle Hillon the Crane Estate on Sunday, July 21 and Monday July 22. There will bea Happening, including conversations with thought leaders, followed by musical performances and a light spectacle after sunset at 6PM on both evenings. -Sunday’s conversation is called The Future of Identity and is between World Frontiers Forum’s David Edwards and Katie Rae of MIT’s TheEngine, discussing how we can take advantage of the conveniences affordedby digital technology without sacrificing our privacy. -Monday’s conversation is called Future Collaborations and is between creators and partners Dean Kuipers and Lauri Kranz discuss how we dissolve barriers in order to collaborate to face face global challenges brought about by climate change, disruptive technologies, and political dissatisfaction. Notch Brewing, Mill River Winery, Ketel One, Kelly’s Roast Beef, Amigos Locos, Bambolina, Kim’s Pure Pastries, and Bensons Ice Cream will be on-site fora quick and easy supper option. Visitors are welcome to bring their own picnic supper, blankets, and lawn chairs. New Horizon by Doug Aitken is the 4th installation in the Trustees Art & the Landscape series, launched in 2016 as a multi-year initiative to inspire new and expanded audiences through powerful, contemporary art experiences at some of the organization’s most scenic and highly visited gardens, historic houses, beaches, and public parks.
This event first appeared on EssexCountyCreates.org