Columbia Glacier Lines of Recession, 1980-2005
"Repairing the Earth (Tikkun Olam): Diane Burko, Artist & Environmental Activist"
This Philadelphia Museum of Jewish Art exhibition examines the role of tikkun olam as it relates to climate change. Click here to see the brochure of the exhibit.
Please contact Candice Nemoff to sign up for a tour. Also, the exhibit is open to the public at 5:30pm on Friday evenings before our Shabbat Evening Service begins at 6:00pm.
Diane Burko's Opening Exhibit: December 6, 2018
About the Artist
Diane Burko focuses on monumental geological phenomenon. Since 2006, her practice has been at the intersection of Art and Science, devoted to the urgent issues of Climate Change. Her current work reflects expeditions to the three largest ice fields in the world. Burko’s most recent project is her investigation of the impact of global warming on the coral reefs in the Pacific Ocean.
Burko has garnered the attention of the scientific community who invite her to speak on how the Arts can communicate Science. She is an affiliate of The Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research, having led a seminar at its headquarters and interacted with its research scientists in Boulder, CO. She is invited to speak at various conferences such as the Geological Society of America and American Geophysical Union. Diane’s work is currently on display at the National Academy of Science in Washington, DC.