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Bespoke Conversation on Corn and Culture

NC Museum of Art 2110 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh, NC

Part of the Art's Work/Genetic Futures multi-site exhibit, join NC State ethnobotanist Jillian De Gezelle at the corn maze in the Museum Park for a conversation about identity and community and the food on our tables.

Free, tickets required

Art’s Work in the Age of Biotechnology: Shaping Our Genetic Future Exhibition

Gregg Museum of Art & Design 1903 Hillsborough St, Raleigh, NC

Opening Reception for Art's Work/Genetic Futures, a multi-site art-science exhibit and symposium led by the NC State University libraries and the GES Center, held at the Gregg Museum of Art & Design, with additional exhibits in the physical and digital display spaces of the libraries.

Free

Symposium – Art’s Work the Age of Biotechnology: Shaping Our Genetic Futures

D.H. Hill Library Auditorium, NC State 2 W Broughton Dr, Raleigh, NC

The GES Center, NC State University Libraries, and Gregg Museum of Art & Design will host a symposium to discuss the Art’s Work in the Age of Biotechnology exhibition. The symposium will bring together artists, humanists, and social/natural scientists, using the exhibition as a departure point for conversations about the future of biotechnology and genetics.

Free

Artist Talk: Suzanne Anker (Art’s Work/Genetic Futures)

Gregg Museum of Art & Design 1903 Hillsborough St, Raleigh, NC

A Bio Art pioneer, visual artist, and theorist working at the intersection of art and the biological sciences, Anker talks about her work as it relates to Art’s Work in the Age of Biotechnology, setting the stage for author Margaret Atwood’s keynote talk on the novel Oryx & Crake at NC State Talley Student Union the following evening

Free

Darrell Stover – Science Poetry: Case of the Two Rita’s | GES Colloquium

Poe 202 (North Campus) 2310 Katharine Stinson Dr., Raleigh, NC

What is science poetry and how is it that we can have two women named Rita successful in two seemingly separate fields, literature and microbiology, providing inspiration for science communication? The poem, "The Two Rita's," examines the time parallels of the contributions of Rita Dove and Rita Colwell.

Short Lectures on the Art’s Work/Genetic Futures Exhibition

Gregg Museum of Art & Design 1903 Hillsborough St, Raleigh, NC

In conjunction with "Art’s Work in the Age of Biotechnology," lectures will be presented by select NC State faculty and staff: Jennifer Baltzegar, Todd Kuiken, and Fred Gould of the Genetic Engineering and Society Center; Darrell Stover from the College of Humanities and Social Sciences; and Molly Renda from NC State University Libraries.

Free