WHY ART MATTERS IN SCIENCE, presentation by Dr. Edie Widder from ORCA (Ocean Research & Conservation Association)
Thursday, May 11, 2023 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Location: The Riverhouse
Join us for this special presentation by the Ocean Research & Conservation Association's (ORCA) Dr. Edie Widder,
"Why Art Matters in Science"
Art matters to science because it can offer new perspectives and stimulate new ideas. It also provides a powerful tool for communicating science. In this presentation Dr. Edie Widder will share some of her favorite examples of where science has benefited from art, as well some examples of ORCA’s scientific findings that she believes could benefit from an artist’s interpretation.
This presentation is part of ORCA's 2nd Annual Data Jam, a competition that challenges participants--students & adults-- to look at real science datasets and come up with an artistic way to convey the findings.
Art created by local students and adult participants will be on display.
Please register for the presentation with this link https://tinyurl.com/bdds6m7u OR you can text keyword DATAJAM to (772) 247-6739 to register OR send an e-mail to Ltracy@teamorca.org
Funding for ORCA's Data Jam is provided by Quail Valley Charities, Bernard Egan Foundation, and Scott's Miracle-Gro Foundation.
Phone: (772) 562-9052
More Info: https://fb.me/e/127XtdzaC
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Vero Beach, FL 32963
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