Bruce Museum Presents From the Bottom of the World: The Art and Science of Antarctica

Thursday, October 3, 2019 — 6:00pm - 8:30pm

Presented in cooperation with Columbia University’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, From the Bottom of the World: The Art and Science of Antarctica will convene peerless experts in the art and science of this unique and fragile continent. Two research scientists from Lamont-Doherty, Jonny Kingslake and Kirsty Tinto, will reveal their startling new findings, while acclaimed photographer Rick Sammon, who has twice visited and documented the Antarctic landscape, will remind us of its extraordinary beauty.

Leonard Jacobs moderates this timely intersectional conversation. The evening’s sponsor is Crystal Cruises, which specializes in expedition voyages, including cruises to the polar regions.

Doors open 6:00 pm for a reception with light bites and beverages, followed by the panel discussion and Q&A, 7:00-8:30 pm. Seats are $30 for Museum members, $45 for non-members. To reserve a seat, visit brucemuseum.org or call 203-869-0376.

Bruce Museum Presents is an exciting new series of monthly public programs featuring thought leaders in the fields of art and science. Showcasing experts on compelling subjects of relevance and interest to members and visitors to the Bruce Museum, as well as the communities of greater Fairfield County and beyond, Bruce Museum Presents continues on Thursday, November 7, 2019, with Rewind/Fast-Forward: Celebrating the Artist Documentaries of Olympia Stone.


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