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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

Program Summary

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 waysThis 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  

Speaker Bio 

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!

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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 events@lindahall.org or call 816.926.8753 at least 24 hours in advance of the event. 

Once you register for this event, you will receive email communications from the Linda Hall Library and the Linda Hall Library Foundation. You may choose to opt out of these communications at any time. Your contact information will not be sold or provided to any third parties. 

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.


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September 12, 2020
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Eric Ward
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