Two-Faced: Conversations about Art and Science

Two-Faced: Conversations about Art and Science
Experts in the fields of forensics, art history, neuroscience, and the creation of art share their ideas about the art-viewing experience.

Thursday, November 7, 7:30 pm
Forensics of Face

Art Historian Amy Herman and FBI Special Agent Elizabeth J. Hemenway discuss the deductive art of perception and how art-based observational techniques help solve crimes.

Wednesday, December 11, 7:30 pm
The Artist and the Brain

Artist Michael Ferris, Jr. and neuroscientist Dr. Gabrielle Starr discuss the synthesis between viewing art and the artist’s creative impulse. Author of Feeling Beauty, The Neuroscience of Aesthetic Experience, Starr connects her research on the neural underpinnings of the aesthetic experience to the experience of looking at art.

$15 members, $20 non-members. Advance registration recommended.