A Wisconsin Wunderkammer
co-curated with Prof. Lynn Nyhart, History of Science.
Capturing Nature: Instruments, Specimens, Art
Mayer Gallery, Chazen Museum of Art.
December 13, 2013-April 13, 2014
This student exhibition by a First-year Interest Group, “Science History Detectives,” examines human interactions with the natural world using objects from three distinctive campus collections. It reveals artists and scientists capturing, imagining, and transforming nature, seeking beauty, preserving life, and the versatile uses of glass for scientific discovery and artistic inspiration. Come see behind-door treasures.