While the first museum in the U.S. dedicated solely to climate change hasn't opened its doors just yet, the Climate Museum has put on a handful of public exhibitions and events in NYC this year. From storefronts covered in paintings of the disappearing Antarctic ice sheet to traffic signals that read "Climate Change At Work," each display was meant to engage New Yorkers in a more public dialogue about climate change. Click here to read the full article.
Sierra Club, July 2019 — ”In the spring, the museum hosted Climate Speaks, a program of spoken-word workshops that culminated in a public performance June 14 at the Apollo Theater in Harlem. The aforementioned Taking Action is inspired by teenage activists such as Jamie Margolin of Zero Hour and Greta Thunberg of the School Strike for Climate movement. The exhibition’s staff is mainly composed of high-school students.” Click here to read the full article.
The New York Times, March 2019 — “The Climate Museum in New York City will hold an exhibition at its temporary home on Governors Island from May 4 through Oct. 31. The museum last year installed 10 solar powered traffic signs that looked like digital highway messages, but issued warnings such as “Climate Change at Work.” Click here to read the full article.