Creating Oracle Cards With Black Cherry

Join Artist Jane D. Marsching for an evening of movement, writing, and drawing in conversation with one of our native trees: Black Cherry

Boston-based artist Jane D. Marsching creates interdisciplinary, research-based, experimental projects that foster an experience of wonder and invite us to communicate with the beings we live with. She exhibits internationally and is the recipient of awards, fellowships, and residencies nationally. As a Professor at MassArt, she is Director of the Sustainability Minor and founder of the MassArt Resilient Pigment Library.

Black Cherry has self-seeded in the urban wild of Bussey Brook Meadow at the Arnold Arboretum. Participants will gather by the expansive Black Cherry and participate in sensory movement prompts. Then, participants will process and reflect through drawing and writing with ink made from Black Cherry. By the end of the session, participants will generate their own oracle card (an image and text-based tool for intuition and divination), guided by the ecology and life of Black Cherry. Interested in attending? Fill out the registration form below! There are only 16 slots available. 

Accessibility: this event will involve walking over paved surfaces as well as gravel and grass.



Arnold Arboretum  125 Arbor Way  Boston  Massachusetts  02130 

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