Science is beautiful series


Science is Beautiful

A speaker series where art and science converge.


Presented by scholars at:

Harvard Logo in the color white

Boston college

Boston university

cleveland clinic

broad institute

peabody essex museum

August 2020   —   57 MIN

The Power of Visual Media in Scientific Thinking & Communication with Gaël McGill

Gaël McGill

Gaël McGill, PhD (Founder & CEO of Digizyme and Director of Molecular Visualization at Harvard Medical School) shares his approach to creating award winning visualizations that make the complex simple.

August 2020   —   46 MIN

Tales from the Crossroads at MIT

Leila Kinney and Evan Ziporyn

Come inside the world of CAST, MITs creative projects at the intersection of art, science and technology. Leila Kinney (Executive Director of Arts Initiatives and CAST) and Evan Ziporyn (Kenan Sahin Distinguished Professor of Music and faculty director of CAST) discuss building the program through artist residences, partnerships and unexpected collaborations. They also share changes they're making during the pandemic.

August 2020   —   53 MIN

Working Across Disciplines: Figuring Out How to Figure it Out Together

Tedi Asher and Trevor Smith

Join Tedi Asher (Neuroscience Researcher, Peabody Essex Museum) and Trevor Smith (Curator of the Present Tense, Peabody Museum) as they discuss working across disciplines.

July 2020   —   55 MIN

Reducing Anxiety Through Art

Julia Powell

Julia Powell (Landscape Artist) shares her creative process - looking at specific paintings together -- and how collectors from the medical community have been buying to art to reduce stress during the pandemic.