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Thursday, November 19 • 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Art and Science Across North America: Engaging Communities During Times of Crisis Through Collaboration

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Learn how cultural organizations in Canada and the United States have been engaging communities during the COVID-19 pandemic. Field Trip: Art Across Canada is an online platform that delivers arts experiences with some of Canada’s most celebrated artists in a national partnership with 60 leading arts organizations. Created in response to COVID-19, Field Trip provides a collaborative model for museums to engage communities through online arts activities, reach diverse audiences and support artists during times of crisis. The D.C. Art Science Evening Rendezvous (DASER) is a long running public program series of the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, D.C. that has transformed into a monthly online forum during the pandemic to engage a broader global community of people interested in intersections of science and art. DASER features short presentations by a mix of artists and scientists, highlighting the work happening between disciplines, with the goal of fostering new connections and collaborations.

Speakers
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Ingrid Forster

Communications and Digital Media Lead, The Robert McLaughlin Gallery
Ingrid Forster is the Communications and Digital Media Lead for The Robert McLaughlin Gallery in Oshawa, Ontario. The RMG is the largest public art gallery in Durham Region, exhibiting both modern and contemporary Canadian art. Ingrid holds a B.F.A. in Art Education (Visual Arts... Read More →
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Ryan Doherty

Curator, Contemporary Calgary
Ryan Doherty is a curator, writer and administrator who joined the staff of Contemporary Calgary as Chief Curator in 2019. He received his MA from the Centre for Curatorial Studies at Bard College in New York (2007) and his undergraduate degree at the University of Lethbridge (1997... Read More →
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Danuta Sierhuis

Digital Development Coordinator, Agnes Etherington Art Centre
Danuta Sierhuis is the Digital Development Coordinator at Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Queen’s University. She is responsible for coordinating the development, implementation and evaluation of digital programs. Most recently, she was project lead for a refreshed website design... Read More →
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Alana Quinn

Senior Program Associate, Cultural Programs, National Academy of Sciences
Alana Quinn is the Senior Program Associate, Cultural Programs, National Academy of Sciences, Washington, D.C. In her role at the NAS, she organizes exhibitions and public programs exploring intersections of art, science, and culture. She has co-organized the popular monthly D.C... Read More →


Thursday November 19, 2020 12:30pm - 1:30pm EST
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