HighWaterLine: A Walking Art Experience


Drawing the HighWaterLine in Miami, November 2013. Photo by Jayme Gershen.

Date: April 27, 2014
Time: 12:00 to 3:00 p.m. line drawing, 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. block party

Starting point:
2701 Castor Avenue
Philadelphia, PA

Event Type: Open to the Public
Fee: Free
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Join artist Eve Mosher and fellow Philadelphians as they draw the HighWaterLine—a bold chalk line illustrating areas susceptible to increased flooding caused by climate change. As you walk along the route, contribute to the conversation about the impacts of climate change and potential solutions.

The line drawing will begin at noon at Target (2701 Castor Ave.) and end at 3:00 p.m. in Penn Treaty Park (1341 N. Delaware Ave.).

After the line is drawn, CHF will join with community organizations to host a block party with activities and food from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Big Green Block (1800 Blair Street).

More information

For more information about this event please contact Rebecca Ortenberg, program assistant, at 215.873.8247 or rortenberg@chemheritage.org.


Sensing Change

HighWaterLine is presented in conjunction with CHF’s Sensing Change exhibit, which invites us to explore and respond both to daily shifts in our environment and to long-term climate change. The exhibit features the work of Vaughn BellDiane BurkoRoderick CooverKatie HoltenStacy LevyEve MosherFernanda Viégas, and Martin Wattenberg, and is on display in CHF’s Clifford C. Hach Gallery through May 2, 2014.


Philadelphia Science Festival

This event is also presented as part of the 2014 Philadelphia Science Festival, a citywide collaboration that brings together nine exciting days, April 25 to May 3, filled with events that showcase science and technology in everyday life. Part of a national movement to inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers, it builds on Philadelphia’s rich history of innovation with more than 100 events and 175 partner organizations around the Philadelphia area.

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