Evolution // June 18 – July 30, 2016

opening reception Saturday, June 18th 7-10pm

Art.Science.Gallery. announces the opening of Evolution an evolution-themed art exhibit in conjunction with the 2016 joint annual meeting of the Society for the Study of Evolution (SSE), the Society of Systematic Biologists (SSB), and the American Society of Naturalists (ASN) in Austin, TX. The exhibit opens Saturday, June 18th from 7-10pm with an opening reception sponsored by Austin-based distillery Genius Gin. A public outreach lecture titled ‘The Evolution of Seeing’ by Dr. Nathan Morehouse (University of Pittsburgh) will take place on Sunday, June 19th at 4:30pm. The exhibit closes Saturday, July 30th with Far Out Films #4, a free screening of short films inspired by the exhibit. This exhibition is generously sponsored by the Evolution 2016 meetings.

 

FEATURED ARTISTS

Aimee Manion (Cranberry Township, PA)

Amisha Gadani (Los Angeles, CA)

Emei Ma (Toronto, ON)

Georgia Titcomb (Goleta, CA)

Kendra Mojica (Durham, NC)

Megan Parker (Fort Collins, CO)

Meghan Neace (Hollywood, MD)

Pippip Ferner (Nesoya, Norway)

Claire McWhite (Austin, TX)

ABOUT EVOLUTION 2016

Evolution 2016 is the joint conference of the American Society of Naturalists, the Society for the Study of Evolution, and the Society of Systematic Biologists that will be held at the Austin Convention Center from June 17-21, 2016. The meeting is a premier opportunity for academics to share their research on evolutionary biology and expects 2000+ attendees, over 1,000 talks, and hundreds of scientific posters. The public is invited to the Stephen J. Gould Prize Lecture by Carl Zimmer, which will be held at the Austin Convention Center (Ballrooms A-C) on Friday, June 17 from 7:30 – 8:30pm.

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

All events are held at Art.Science.Gallery. 916 Springdale Rd. Bldg 2 #102, Austin, TX. Evolution 2016 meeting attendees may take the #17 Capital Metro Bus which picks up in front of the Austin Convention Center on Caesar Chavez, exiting at Springdale Road. Click here for a downloadable bus map. Additional listings and updates will be posted to www.artsciencegallery.eventbrite.com.

  • Exhibit On View // June 17 – July 30, 2016

Admission is pay what you wish;  Gallery Hours are Tuesday – Saturday 12pm – 6pm.  Extended Hours for the Evolution Meeting are Sunday and Monday June 19th + 20th 12-6pm.

Admission is pay what you wish at the door, or RSVP online at artscinecegallery.eventbrite.com

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Dr. Morehouse will discuss evolutionary biology and is an Assistant Professor of Biology at the University of Pittsburgh who studies the evolution of animal coloration.

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New for 2016! We’re closing each show with a rad science movie night! Join us for this screening as Art.Science.Gallery. closes the Evolution exhibit with short films inspired by evolutionary biology. Enjoy free popcorn and movie candy while you take in tonight’s films! Seating is limited to 40 guests.

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Art.Science.Gallery. is an art gallery and science communication space in Austin, Texas, USA.