morning time. take basket and go on walk.
stay alert. watchful. forage.
hike to hill or creek bed.
be quiet and listen.
build altar: feathers, leaves, berries, bones.
pray. offer it.
watch it alter.
DAY SCHILDKRET is internationally known for Morning Altars and has inspired tens of thousands of people of all ages across the globe to be awed with impermanent earth art.
Morning Altars is igniting an international movement of art, mindfulness and ritual as a 7-step practice that renews and redeems our relationship to nature, creativity, mindfulness and impermanence. With features in BuzzFeed, Vice, Spirituality & Health Magazine (3x) and Vice and over 60k followers on Instagram, over 25k on Facebook and workshops and installations worldwide, Morning Altars is bringing ephemeral art to the collective human imagination.
Day is the author of Morning Altars: A 7-Step Practice to Nourish Your Spirit through Nature, Art and Ritual published by The Countryman Press, an imprint of W.W. Norton.
Morning Altars have been seen live and on-stage with the bands Dispatch at (Le) Poisson Rouge in NYC, with East Forest at The Legendary Old Church in Portland, Lululemon's HUB17 in NYC as well as being featured in the store windows at ABC Carpet and Home in NYC.
Morning Altars Workshops and Installations have appeared at Google, The 9/11 Memorial Plaza, The Andy Warhol Foundation and Nature Conservancy, Menla - The Dali Lama’s Tibet House, The California Academy of Sciences, The Palace of Fine Arts, Lakewood Cemetery, The Rainforest Gallery, 1440 Multiversity, Wanderlust Festival, Wellspring Conference, The Culture Conference, Wisdom 2.0 Conference, The Assemblage NYC, The Alchemist Kitchen, Naropa University, Butte College, the ReImagine Death Festival, etc.
Morning Altars has been featured in BuzzFeed, Vice, Spirituality & Health Magazine, NBC and CBS morning shows in Minneapolis, AM New York, Well + Good, Good Morning LaLaland, Tablet Magazine, North State Public Radio and many others.