Saturday, February 7, 2015

Schedule of time capsule openings in 2015

Gunnar Nerheim, director of the Norwegian Museum of Science and Technology
in 1996, is putting the time capsule into the top of the sculpture

Oslo, Norway

On June 4, 2015, at the Norwegian Museum of Science and Technology, we will open the time capsule installed inside the SOLEKKO sculpture in 1996 and we will find postcard-sized artwork made by children in Quebec, Canada; and in Vermont and Hawaii, USA

Sendai, Japan

On June 20, 2015, the time capsule near the sculpture HIMEGURI will be unearthed and the contents seen for the first time since the dedication in June of 1998.

Dedication of Himeguri in 1998

A kindergartener draws insects in his lunchtime bento box



Stanstead, Quebec, Canada

On equinox Sept 23, 2015 at the Colby-Curtis Museum, we will unearth clay artworks placed under the ZIG ZAG sculpture in September 1994.

Students from nearby school in Standstead watching the
  equinox shadow at the sculpture

Students with their artwork made during the workshop at the Colby-Curtis Museum in Quebec

Honolulu, Hawaii, USA

On November 19, 2015 at the Kapi’olani Community College, the time capsule will be unearthed near the ALL ONE sculpture on campus. ALL ONE was dedicated and the capsule filled in November 2002.

Reverend Kaleo Patterson blessing the sculpture with a ti leaf and water at the dedication

The artwork was made by Hawaiian children and also by children in Vermont, Quebec and Norway.

Students in an Arts and Letters class at Punahou School in Honolulu wrote poems
illustrated with artwork for the time capsules.

Mapua, Richmond, New Zealand

On December 4, 2015 we will open up the green ceramic capsule at the Mapua School. The sculpture at the school is TELLING STONES, and is a circle of boulders including a sundial and star alignments.

TELLING STONES was dedicated and the capsule filled in December 2007