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'Seeing is Knowing: the Universe' Opening Reception

'Reach into the Black Hole', presented by The League of Imaginary Scientists - a non-exclusive society for creative scientists and mechanically minded artists. They happen to live in Los Angeles but operate out of a black hole.

Date: Friday, September 16th, 2011

Time: 7:00 pm

Duration: 2 hours

Location: Large Gallery in Teaching Museum & Weitz Center for Creativity Commons

Contact: Laurel Bradley, Art Gallery

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Seeing is Knowing: the Universe

Large Gallery in the Teaching Museum, Weitz Center for Creativity

Seeing is Knowing: the Universe, an exhibition presenting contemporary art, historical books, and photographs, charts, and scientific visualizations, considers the powerful role of vision and the visual in exploring celestial realms.  Artists and scientists, seeking truth beyond the visible and the tangible, offer fresh perspectives on astronomy, and give new life to poetic celestial metaphors.

With artists Russell Crotty, Matthew Cusic, tristin Lowe, Aspen Mays, Chris McCaw, Ethan Murow, Katie Paterson, Carol Prusa, Linda Rossi, Christina Seely, Aaron Stefan, and The League of Imaginary Scientists. Objects from the Gould Library Special Collections and Goodsell Observatory; the James Ford Bell Library, University of Minnesota.