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February 16, 2016

Art, science conversations continue at the Beach Museum of Art

Submitted by Carlos Castellanos

The next Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous, LASER, a national program of evening gatherings that bring artists and scientists together for informal presentations and conversation with an audience, will be from 5:30-8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18, at the Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art's UMB Theater and will feature the following distinguished speakers:

  • Brent Chamberlin, K-State professor of landscape architecture.
  • Don Hedrick, K-State professor of English. 
  • Natasha Rozhkovskaya, K-State professor of mathematics.
  • Nelson Smith, K-State instructor of art.

The LASER fosters community and discussion around the intersection of art and science, serving as a platform for the dynamic cross-disciplinary conversations necessary to generate innovative ideas and perspectives. The event is free and open to the public.

The agenda includes presentations of art/science projects, news from the audience and time for casual socializing/networking.

The K-State Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous series is co-sponsored by the DX Media Lab, the College of Arts & Sciences, the art department and Leonardo/ISAST — International Society for the Arts, Sciences and Technology.

More information is available at K-State LASER siteLASER main site and Leonardo Art-Science Journal.