Cary’s third annual community lantern parade took place in January 2023. It was a magical evening with music from One Tribe Rhythms and the Bulltown Strutters and fiery entertainment from Caroleeena’s Circles of Joy. For images and more information, please visit the link below.
In September 2019, the Chocorua Lake Conservancy hosted their first community lantern parade on water, on the beautiful Chocorua Lake. Lanterns were purpose built during multiple community workshops for kayaks, canoes, and paddle boards, and community members took to the water as the light was fading, for an unforgettable evening on the water. For more […]
In December 2018, Children and the Arts hosted their first community lantern parade in the town of Peterborough It was a stunning and memorable town-wide event, with the following partners:Public Schools: ConVal High School, South Meadow School Middle School, Great Brook Middle School, Antrim Elementary School, Francestown Elementary School, Dublin Elementary School, Hancock Elementary School, […]
In May 2018, I had the great joy of working with Jen Kramer’s 6th grade class at the Guilford Central School–as part of the Confluence Project–with an arts-integrated residency to understand and celebrate our watersheds. Throughout the week, we studied, designed and created maps which were housed in hand-made journals that documented our journey together. […]
On March 1st 2018 Lyndon, VT (with the support of retired art-teacher Martha Elmes) held their first annual lantern parade at the Municipal Building Complex in Lyndon VT. Workshops were held at Lyndon Town School, Lyndon Institute, and with local residents during a community workshop-program. Workshop images can be found at Moonglow: Lyndon’s inaugural lantern parade. […]
On Saturday October 21st 2017, Germantown Friends School, PA, held their inaugural community lantern-parade, to culminate the yearly Fun-Day celebration. After months of planning, lantern building and preparations, the event was a tremendous success, and paved the way for an annual celebration of light. Workshops were held with faculty and staff, students from K-12th grade, […]
In July 2016 and 2017, I facilitated two community arts workshops for the Teaching Artist Summer Forum at the Lincoln Center, NYC. Intermediate-level teaching artists (in the community purpose thread) created colorful lanterns during the morning session, and in the afternoon we all traveled down to the Lincoln Square Neighborhood Center, where a group of […]