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Visual Science Exhibit: The Art of Research

November 11 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until September 30, 2020

Free

“Visual Science: The Art of Research” is a a new exhibit coming to the 2nd floor gallery of The Harvard Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments. The exhibit focuses on how scientists and artists work symbiotically to communicate scientific research through the visual arts, featuring images and objects drawn from a variety of disciplines and time periods. With large scale reproduction images, three dimensional objects, and films, this exhibit offers visitors a sampling of this rich topic, featuring images from pioneers such as the Polaroid inventor Edwin Land.

The Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments is open Sunday through Friday, 11am to 4:00pm in the Harvard Science Center, 2nd Floor, 1 Oxford St, Cambridge, MA 02138. The exhibit opens Friday, September 20, at 11am, and will be on view through September 2020. More information: http://bit.ly/2kgLBnn.

CHSI is a partner museum of the Harvard Museums of Science & Culture.

Image credit: Edwin Land’s “Mondrian” color panel

Polaroid inventor, Edwin Land, created this paper collage to study color vision.

1975-1985, #2004-1-0258, Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments

Details

Date:
November 11
Time:
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://chsi.harvard.edu/exhibitions/special-exhibitions

Organizer

Harvard Museums of Science & Culture
Phone:
617-495-3045
Email:
hmscpr@hmsc.harvard.edu
Website:
www.hmnh.harvard.edu

Venue

The Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments
Science Center, Room 371, 1 Oxford Street
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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Phone:
(617) 496-5794