Panel Discussion: Albert Bierstadt and the Art of Environmental Conditions

Thu, Dec 10, 2015, 4:30 pm

In collaboration with the Princeton Art Museum, the Council on Science and Technology is hosting a panel discussion that will focus on Albert Bierstadt’s painting Mount Adams, Washington (1875), placing the work in an art historical context while also approaching it from different scientific perspectives.  Speakers include Karl Kusserow, John Wilmerding Curator of American Art; David Wilcove, professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Public Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School; Daniel Sigman, Dusenbury Professor of Geological and Geophysical Sciences; and Susan VanderKam, manager, Diversity Initiatives, Chemistry.  Catherine Riihimaki, associate director, Science Education, Council on Science and Technology at Princeton, will moderate.

A reception to follow.

Location: 
Princeton University Art Museum
Audience: 
Open to the University Community