“From Debris to Art” raises awareness of the impact of plastics and other debris on the health of coastal environments while engaging the local community in creating beautiful art.
The summer MDI Science Café series will kick off June 26 with a talk on the interface between art and science by Cheryl M. Coffin, M.D., of Surry, Maine, an artist and professor emerita of pathology, microbiology and immunology at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine.
The MDI Biological Laboratory has named four 2017 Maine artists-in-residence whose work will be the subject of the laboratory’s sixth annual Art Meets Science exhibit. The exhibit will go on display at the laboratory’s new Maine Center for Biomedical Innovation in July 2017.
Maine artist Judy Taylor will discuss how science and art have been aligned through the centuries in a talk entitled “The Science Behind the Painting/The Science Behind the Paint” at an Art Meets Science Café to be held Monday, Aug. 29, 2016, at 5 p.m. at the MDI Biological Laboratory’s Kinne Library.
Art writer Carl Little and his brother, artist David Little, will talk about the making of their new book, “Art of Acadia,” at an Art Meets Science Café to be held at the MDI Biological Laboratory’s Kinne Library at 5 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 15, 2016.
Art historian Linda Seidel, Ph.D., will discuss late medieval and renaissance artists’ attention to the natural world and their exploration of its “secrets” and effects at an Art Meets Science Café to be held at the MDI Biological Laboratory’s Kinne Library at 5 p.m. on Monday, August 1, 2016.
The relationship between sight and subject will be the topic of a talk entitled “Bearing Witness” by Mount Desert Island painter Ben Lincoln at an Art Meets Science Café to be held at the MDI Biological Laboratory’s Kinne Library at 5 p.m. on Monday, July 18, 2016.
The MDI Biological Laboratory is seeking submissions for its fifth annual Art Meets Science exhibit, “A Fresh Field of Life: Artists, Naturalists, and the Vision for Acadia,” to be held from June to September, 2016.