Here and Now Mandala 203
A public art project on Sunday, February 19th 2023 from 12-6pm. The event takes place at Franklin Pierce Lake in Hillsboro, NH.
This project is one of a series that engages with the natural environment, local communities of Hillsboro and Cheshire Counties, and the cultural history of New England. It celebrates the correspondences between heaven and earth / nature and humankind.
How will the event unfold?
12-2pm Sanders and assistants create mandala drawings on the snow and ice.
3-4pm Sophie Sanders, Chantal Grondin, and Phylicia Roberts perform a “Lake Mandala Moving Meditation” followed by a dance jam with musicians, Ezra and Owen Landis.
4pm Join us for a soup and cider break.
5-6pm Light on the Lake: candle lighting, bonfire, and dancing with light!
Where can I park?
We have permission to access the beach via 127 Barden Hill Road. Please park on Barden Hill Road and walk down that driveway to the lake. Please note that walking on the ice and snow is at visitors' own risk. Visitors are encouraged to stay on the beach area to see the public art event.
What should I bring?
Please wear ice cleats or snow shoes and dress to be outside in the wind and cold. You may want to bring glow sticks, hula hoops, or other toys. Please do not bring alcohol. If you have a dog, please make sure your dog is on the leash.
*Please note that there are no bathrooms directly by the lake. There is a portapotty at Manahan Park.