Bemis Center For Contemporary Arts

Upcoming Events

Art + Science

Saturday, April 29, 2017 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Bemis Center | 724 S. 12th Street
Description: The Bemis Center is excited to present an event as part of Nebraska Science Festival 2017! The Nebraska Science Festival aims to stimulate curiosity and excite the minds of children and adults by engaging them in the amazing world of science. Three guest speakers will present on topics explored in Bemis Center's current exhibitions. Michael Hoff, Ph.D., Hixon-Lied Professor of Art History at the University of Nebraska, will present on Greek archeology and the true story of the Parthenon Marbles; Sofia Jawed-Wessel, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, UNO School of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation, will speak about Women's Reproduction; and Karina Blair, Ph.D., Neuroscientist at Boys Town National Research Hospital, will talk about the science of trauma.

1–2 PM–Michael Hoff, Ph.D.–Greek Archeology and the True Story of the Parthenon Marbles

2–3 PM–Sofia Jawed-Wessel, Ph.D.–Women's Reproduction

3–4 PM–Dr. Karina Blair, Ph.D.–The Science of Trauma

Free and open to the public. Free parking available.

Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts
724 South 12th Street
Omaha, NE 68102
Admission and Parking: FREE
Phone:: 402.341.7130