Science Cafe

Third Thursdays
May - October
7 - 8 p.m.

The Science Cafe returns this spring as an "Art and Science Cafe" during Cocktails in the Garden for a series of discussions that will explore the unique and innovative ways that artists and scientists work together.

The series addresses innovative projects such as collaboration between the center for Chemical Evolution and Out of Hand Theater that resulted in a FlashMob titled Group Intelligence and how an Emory professor created an artistic piece by transforming scientific data into music.

Visitors are encouraged to arrive early and sip from the featured "creative cocktail" as they discuss its botanical ingredients with Garden staff. The relaxed atmosphere allows visitors to ask questions, explore new topics, become informed and talk with scientists.

Listen to the Podcast

Free with Garden Admission | Meet in Mershon Hall

Center for Chemical Evolution    Balentine   

In Partnership with the Atlanta Science Tavern


Art and Science Series 2013

May 16 - Day Hall
Veneers - Exploring the Intersection of Art and Ecological Preservation
Amy Landesberg, Artist and Architect

June 20
Unifying Art and Science
Nicole Gerardo, Assistant Professor, Emory University Department of Biology

July 18
Indigo Snake Biology and Scientific Illustration
Mark Mandica, Atlanta Botanical Garden and Dr. Christopher Jenkins, Chief Executive Officer, Orianne Society

August 15
Group Intelligence
Adam Fristoe, Out of Hand Theater with David Lynn and Meisa Saliata of NSF/NASA Center for Chemical Evolution and Emory University

September 19
First Life - Translating Scientific Data Into Music
Steve Everett, Professor of Music, Dean of the College of Architecture, Design and the Arts at the University of Illinois at Chicago and Martha Grover, NSF/NASA Center for Chemical Evolution, Associate Professor of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Duncan Mellichamp Faculty Fellow, Georgia Tech

October 17
Mapping Place: Enhancement and Modification Techniques
Gregor Turk, SCAD Atlanta


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