Charles Rennie Mackintosh and his designer wife, Margaret Macdonald, transformed buildings and interior architecture, turning from the claustrophobic stuffiness of Victorian clutter to elegant, simple, dramatic designs that have extraordinary contemporary appeal. Tony Jones, Nerman Family President at Kansas City Art Institute, tells the astonishing and rather tragic tale of Mackintosh’s work and life.
Join Benjamin Gross, VP for Research and Scholarship, and Eric Ward, VP for Public Programs, from 11:00 a.m. to Noon for a curators gallery talk on the new exhibition, It’s Alive Frankenstein at 200: The Science Behind the Story.
Some applications of CRISPR are raising ethical and other concerns, and are presenting interesting policy challenges to our current oversight system for research in the life sciences. What can we learn from previous experiences with emerging biotechnologies and how can we adapt our current policy framework to the gene editing technologies of today and tomorrow?
This lecture has been canceled due to the speaker’s illness.
How the Social Brain Builds Itself—But Sometimes Doesn’t: Genes, Experience, and the Biological Roots of Autism
The 16th Annual Paul D. Bartlett, Sr. Lecture presented by the Linda Hall Library in association with the Princeton Alumni Association of Kansas City, the Harvard-Radcliffe Club of Kansas City, and the Yale Club of Kansas City.
We have reached our seating capacity for this event and we have closed the wait list.