The 2014 Wellesley-Deerfield Symposium will explore visual representations of scientific inquiry produced, collected, distributed or otherwise circulating in New England from the start of the 18th century to the first decades of the 20th century. Scholars from a wide range of disciplines will address a variety of topics from the use of anatomical and biological models in scientific pedagogy to the impact of mechanical inventions for enhancing vision on artistic and scientific practice.
March 15, 2014
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Collins Cinema, Davis Museum
Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA
Free and open to the public, but seating is limited. For further infomation call the Wellesley College Art Department, 781-283-2043. Sponsored by the Grace Slack McNeil Program for Studies in American Art at Wellesley College; the Office of Academic Programs at Historic Deerfield, and made possible by the generous support of the Barra Foundation.
Accompanying the symposium is the Davis Museum exhibit, “The Art Of Science: Object Lessons At Wellesley College, 1870-1940,” in the Robert and Claire Freedman Lober Viewing Alcove. On view from February 25th –June 22nd 2014.