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Thursday Evening Hours Open Thursdays until 9 p.m., sponsored by Constellation Energy.

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STEM to STEAM: The Science of Art Part 1

Date
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Time
04:30 PM–07:00 PM

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STEM to STEAM: The Science of Art Part 1

Introduction: Using Science to Shed New Light on Art *

This introductory session will introduce the distinguishing properties of materials, including minerals, metals, ceramics, glass, and biomaterials. Participants will learn how Walters staff use light—both visible and non-visible parts of the electromagnetic spectrum—to identify the materials and processes of artistic production. Participants will explore scientific instrumentation, including techniques to identify chemical elements, compounds, and mixtures.

Case studies involving ancient Egyptian artifacts and the Archimedes Palimpsest will highlight discoveries achieved through scientific examination.

* Attendance at the Introductory session is mandatory for admittance to additional STEM to STEAM workshops. 

Add to Calendar 10-09-2014 16:30:00 10-09-2014 19:00:00 15 STEM to STEAM: The Science of Art Part 1 In this introductory session, join Walters conservators, scientists, and educators to learn about the many connections between science and art. This first session must be attended by all participants. Case studies involving ancient Egyptian materials and the Archimedes Palimpsest will highlight discoveries achieved through scientific examination. 600 North Charles Street, Baltimore, Maryland, 21201 (The Walters Art Museum) The Walters Art Museum info@thewalters.org false dd/MM/YYYY

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