Fix It Up! Art & Repair Fair

Fix it Up: Art and Repair Fair

Saturday, February 16, 2019
9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Free and open to the public

Center for Fine & Performing Arts
Seminole State College of Florida
Sanford/Lake Mary Campus
100 Weldon Blvd.
Sanford, FL 32773

During spring 2019 the EMERGE Program partnered with the Center for Fine & Performing Arts and hosted the Fix It Up! Art & Repair Fair, a community arts event themed on sustainable consumption and finding creative opportunities for reuse and repair. The day's activities included:

  • Guest Lecture by Sandra Goldmark
  • Panel Discussion on Green Theatre in Central Florida
  • Student Recycled Art Show
  • Workshop: Making Ink Outta Acorns
  • Clothesline Clothes Swap
  • Quick-Fix Button-Sewing Station

Someone painting a board

Panel: Green Theatre in Central Florida

10 a.m. in Harriett's Theatre

Listen in as theatrical designers from Central Florida hold an open discussion about the green theatre movement and sustainable practices in the performing arts.

Moderated discussion with open forum to follow.

Pen, Ink and a Plant Sitting on a Table

Workshop: Ink Outta Acorns

11 a.m. in Art Studio G-130

Get cooking with this DIY ink workshop! Professor Larry Vienneau will cover how to source ingredients, make ink and craft your own drawing tools.

Seating may be limited.

Sandra Goldmark: Fix Up, Care for What you Have

Guest Speaker: Sandra Goldmark

"Good Stuff: The Future of Consumption in a Sustainable Circular Economy"

12 p.m. in the Center for Fine & Performing Arts

Join us for a guest lecture by Sandra Goldmark, an educator and New York-based set and costume designer who founded FixUp, a social enterprise dedicated to rehabilitating and repairing household items.

Presentation with Q&A session to follow.

Bikes on campus in Front of the H Building

Rusty's Bicycle Recycle

9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Center for Fine & Performing Arts

Visit the repair experts from Rusty's Bicycle Recycle to learn about common breaks and how to fix them. Or, if you've got old bicycles lying around, consider donating! Rusty's Bicycle Recycle collects and repairs beat-up bikes and donates them to Central Florida charities.

This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 1501486.