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Whether alone or with a group, moving through space creates connections between people and the environment, as it promotes well-being and enhances creative divergent thinking. The more inclusive, deliberate and reflexive we are in our pursuit of innovation, the more responsible it will be. Win a ticket to an exciting, mind-altering event– the WALK on March 17! It’s a 90-minute experience that may just change the way you live.
Create a short video, photo, sign, or some other creative image that completes your response to one of the prompts below, and post it to social media using the hashtag: #walkintothefuture
I’m walking into the future ….
Contest ends March 14 at 11:59PM AZ Time
Saturday March 17, 2018
2nd Wave: 8:00 AM
Rio Salado Habitat Restoration Area
2439 S. Central Ave. Phoenix, AZ 85004
The Museum of Walking (MoW) is an artist led educational resource center committed to the advancement of walking as an art practice.
theWALK is the annual fundraising event for the Museum of Walking at the Rio Salado Habitat Restoration Area, a former landfill now home to burrowing owls, beaver, over 200 bird species, and lush riparian vegetation in downtown Phoenix, Arizona. theWALK promotes meaningful community engagement, public health, and sustainability awareness while enhancing creative and divergent thinking.
Focusing on the everyday activity of walking and listening, this 90-minute silent walk presents an opportunity for the public to experience a culturally and historically significant site with one thousand other people moving together in an attentive way through public space.
The proceeds generated by theWALK directly benefit the work of the Museum of Walking including museum exhibitions, artist honorariums, research, artist-led mindful walks, community partnerships, social engagement and outreach for the only museum in the United States of America solely dedicated to the practice of art and walking. Additionally, partial proceeds will go to support Native American Connections.
theWALK is open to everyone. The trail is paved and accessible and parents / children are welcome to join a child-friendly Wave group. Please, no animals.