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Gallery Talk: Printed Scientific Instruments

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© Courtesy of Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art
Gallery Talk: Printed Scientific Instruments

Northwestern University
40 Arts Circle Drive
Evanston, IL 60208
February 29th, 2012 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

QUICK FACTS
EVENT TYPE:  
Artist talk
WEBSITE:  
http://www.blockmuseum.northwestern.edu
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
Suburbs
EMAIL:  
block-museum@northwestern.edu
PHONE:  
847-491-4000
OPEN HOURS:  
Tue, Sat-Sun 10-5; Wed-Fri 10-8

DESCRIPTION

Suzanne Karr-Schmidt, the Andrew W. Mellon Curatorial Fellow in the Department of Prints and Drawings at the Art Institute of Chicago, and Bruce Stephenson, curator at the Adler Planetarium, examine sundials, globes, astrolabes and other navigational and time-keeping devices composed from printed sheets of paper. Karr-Schmidt is an essay contributor to the exhibition catalogue Prints and the Pursuit of Knowledge in Early Modern Europe.