the artistic possibilities
of designing with nature
Design and construct the man-made environment to be in harmony with the natural environment.

Past events

October 13, 2018 from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Six Seasons of Gardening
September 15, 2018, 5:00 pm to October 15, 2018, 12:00 am
Be here Now and now again. Art in the present.
August 4, 2018, 5:00 pm to September 8, 2018, 8:45 am
Philadelphia's Indepent Casting comes to the 4th Corner Foundation
July 7, 2018, 5:00 pm to July 30, 2018, 5:15 pm

Openening Reception for our current show.  Starts at 5:00. Drinks and snacks.


June 28, 2018
June 9, 2018 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Claudia West leads a group of Master Gardeners, and others in a demonstration garden creation, using new scientific, sustainable methods of design.
September 24, 2017
Active artists from the surrounding areas are invited to a group critique and barbeque on Sept 24th at 1:00.  Open to all interested artists.  Call 802 875 2194 or email us here to rsvp.
August 27, 2017
A presentation by Robert Shannon explaining the design and construction of small, economical air collectors added to a home to reduce heating bills and fossil fuel use.
August 5, 2017, 5:00 pm to September 15, 2017, 1:00 am

Group art show opening reception at the foudation on Aug 5th and available to view until Sept 15th.  A sample of this work will be available to view at the River Garden Gallery in Brattleboro.

July 29, 2017, 1:00 pm to July 30, 2017, 4:00 pm

The Re-scape project is an innovative plan to use the suburban landscape as a way to produce viable food crops.

This two day event will discuss the viability and the potential of this ecoligically responsible plan. We will be covering everything from the relationships and layout of plant species to promoting the project to a diverse audience.

July 16, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Guided by those who created it
July 1, 2017, 11:45 am to July 31, 2017, 1:00 am
We have rented the back wall of the River Garden Gallery on Main St. in Bralttleboro.  This month we have an exhibit introducing the foundation and a sample of our permanant colection.
June 10, 2017, 5:00 pm to July 31, 2017, 6:00 pm

This show will contain work from 7 artists and will focus on navigating the vast relationship between self, nature  and process through several mediums including paint, glass, and mixed media.  

August 20, 2016 from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

August 20, 2016,  from 1 pm to 5 pm we hosted a one day conference followed by a reception.

Four long-established architects explored recent projects that contain innovative ideas in the integration of high conservation and alternate energy solutions with real world conditions and constraints.


This was a free event sponsored by the Foundation. 

July 23, 2016, 5:00 pm to August 14, 2016, 5:00 pm

“Adept Pursuits - Accomplished Work” consisted of artwork by 8 artists including Cynthia Rosen, Riki Moss, Carolyn Enz Hack, Maria Kretschmann, Katie Loesel, Sabrina Fadial, Erika Lawlor Schmidt and Kristen Partesi.  Curated by Matthew Brader.

Reception for art opening was held Sat July 23rd at 5pm.

June 25, 2016, 5:00 pm to July 21, 2016, 5:00 pm

New Acquisitions from Santa Fe and mono-prints by Paul Evelti (for sale to benefit the Foundation).