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seven thousand oaks: festival of art and sustainability

Posted in Events by miyuki on June 10th, 2010

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The inaugural seven thousand oaks festival will host over 20 artists exploring the issue of sustainability through music, visual art, performance and installation throughout Winter 2010.  The festival kicks off on June 17th at Guilford Lane Gallery with Adaptation, the visual art exhibition and the first event within the 5-week festival program. seven thousand oaks (7KO) has the great pleasure of inviting Guy Abrahams Al Gore Climate Change speaker and director of the Christine Abrahams Gallery, to open the festival.  Next in the 7KO line-up, come out to the Heide Museum of Modern art on Sunday June 20 for the one-day music program, Touch at a Distance.

Every Saturday during the festival the public art program, Arena, will take place on the streets of Melbourne at City Square.  Finally, seven thousand oaks would like to invite you to Plant Out, a tree planting on July 16 – 18. Pack a tent, some warm clothes and hop a free bus to Moyston approximately 230km from Melbourne and join us for a weekend of tree-planting, educational activity and camp-dirt fun.

June 17- July 24 2010, Melbourne

Check out the full program at

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