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Second Saturday Conversations: Art and Science: Two Sides of the Same Coin
September 12, 2020, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Art and science are two sides of the same coin, each seeking to understand and describe the world around us; by bringing these two fields together we all have the opportunity see and experience the world around us in new and richer ways. This program will explore how art and science overlap and complement one another, highlighting how artists experiment much like scientists do, how scientists employ their creativity much like artists do, and how bringing these two disciplines together advances efforts in both.
Mark M. Miller, owner of Miller Medical Illustration, creates illustrations for a diverse group of national and international clients, such as the Stowers Institute for Medical Research, depicting a wide range of medical, biological, scientific, and veterinary subjects. Born and raised in Kansas City, Missouri, an early interest in both art and medicine led him to combine a BFA in Fine Art and pre-medicine at the University of Missouri, Columbia, where he graduated with honors, and an MA in Medical and Biological Illustration from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Department of Art as Applied to Medicine.
Accessing the program
This free, online program will take place via Zoom. Registration is currently open and will remain open until the event has ended. After you register you will receive an email with a link to join the session. To help us better serve our audiences, we have included some demographic questions in the registration form. Your response to these questions is voluntary but appreciated. Thank you!Click here to register
The Linda Hall Library encourages people of all backgrounds and abilities to participate in our public programs. Closed captioning is provided. If you require additional reasonable accommodations in order to participate, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 816.926.8753 at least 24 hours in advance of the event.
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The program will also be livestreamed on the Library’s Facebook page.
This program is funded by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. Its content is solely the responsibility of the Linda Hall Library.
Further reading at the Linda Hall Library
- Anderson, Gemma Drawing as a way of knowing in art and science. Bristol, UK ; Chicago, USA : Intellect, 2017.
- Gurche, John, author, artist.; Begun, David R.; Ward, Carol V.; Potts, Richard, 1953-; Holliday, Trenton W. Lost anatomies : the evolution of the human form. New York : Abrams, 2019.
- Scott, Jonathan The vinyl frontier : the story of the Voyager Golden Record London : Bloomsbury Sigma, 2019.
- Snyder, Laura J. Eye of the beholder : Johannes Vermeer, Antoni van Leeuwenhoek, and the reinvention of seeing New York : W.W. Norton & Company, 2015.