FEBRUARY 11 - MAY 21, 2017
Gallery hours: noon-4pm Thursday-Sunday

La Jolla Historical Society
Wisteria Cottage Gallery

780 Prospect Street
La Jolla, CA 92037

Weather on Steroids: the Art of Climate Change Science
An exhibition that merges the artistic and scientific to create a visual dialogue about the vexing problem of climate change, explore how weather variability affects the day-to-day life of local communities, and investigate Southern California's vulnerability to climate change. Participating artists include Tiersa Cosaert, Judit Hersko, Cheryl E. Leonard, Dana Montlack, Lilleane Peebles, Oscar Romo, M. Luna Rossel, Eva Struble, Paul Turounet, Ruth Wallen, and Allison Wiese. Contributing scientists include Michel Boudrias, Michael Dettinger, Alexander Gershunov, Kristen Guiguis, Ralph Keeling, Manfredi Manizza, Art Miller, Walter Munk, David Pierce, Richard Somerville, and Shang-Ping Xie. Leonard is exhibiting her art/music installation Confluences.

Weather on Steroids will also be on view at the San Diego Central Library Art Gallery June 10 - September 3, 2017



10:30-11:30 am, for children ages 7+ accompanied by an adult,
$20 per student, tickets available here

Museum of Making Music
5790 Armada Drive
Carlsbad, CA

Sounds from the Sea: An Instrument Building Workshop
Join composer Cheryl Leonard for an hour of ear-opening fun with natural-object musical instruments. Cheryl will give a brief demonstration of her one-of-a-kind musical sculptures made from bones, rocks, shells, sticks, and seaweed. Then, build a thumb piano using driftwood, feathers, and dried kelp. Once our instruments are complete we'll explore different ways of making sounds with them, and then finish up by all playing together in a conducted improvisation. Co-produced by the La Jolla Historical Society.



4pm, $15 general admission, tickets available here

Museum of Making Music
5790 Armada Drive
Carlsbad, CA

Music in Our Natural World: A Concert and Conversation
Through musical soundscapes Cheryl Leonard investigates how climate change is transforming environments and ecosystems in the remote polar regions and here at home in California. Leonard will perform compositions that combine sounds from natural-object instruments with field recordings of natural soundscapes. Her live music will be accompanied by videos from visual artists Rebecca Haseltine, Oona Stern, and Genevieve Swifte. The event includes a post-concert audience Q&A with Leonard and Scripps scientists Alexander Gershunov and Art Miller, followed by a wine and cheese reception. Co-produced by the La Jolla Historical Society