Artists and photographers from across New England will converge on the campus of Unity College to celebrate Earth Day. More than 40 artists will show and sell their art and photography as part of the Unity College Earth Day celebration Sunday, April 22.

The nature art and photography show will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Tozier Gymnasium on the campus of Unity College, 90 Quaker Hill Road. Admission is free. Throughout the show, selected artists will present talks about their work and what inspires them. Artists from the show have donated their art for the silent auction, with proceeds going towards the Nature Art and Photography Student Scholarship Fund. Visitors are invited to stop by the auction, which will run to 3:30 p.m.

In addition to the artists, the show will feature a wide variety of family activities to help visitors make connections the natural world. Among the special features of the show will be a Kids Nature Art Happening are from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. where children of all ages can stop in and create their own natural arts and crafts with the help of Unity College students. There will be a giant nature mural, 4-by-8 feet, inspired by the art work of a student of the college. Assistance by folks of all ages is needed to flesh out this painting. An Environmental Awareness Fair featuring local and student environmental groups showcasing their work to protect and conserve our natural heritage.

For more information, contact Tom Mullin at 948-9291 or send email to tmullin@unity.edu.

Courier Publications’ A&E Editor Dagney C. Ernest can be reached at 207-594-4401 or dernest@villagesoup.com.