Explorations in Natural Sciences
Glass: A Wonder of Science, Nature and Art
May 7, 2014
Wednesday| 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
- Danny Foley
Once considered a luxurious material, glass has helped shape and influence human culture worldwide. How can common materials from nature be cultivated into so many uses and magnificent works of art? Learn about glass from its rich history to the geology of silicate minerals to the science of amorphous solids and how they can be sculpted into beautiful shapes. This class features the Chihuly in the Garden exhibition with its extraordinary and vibrant art installations.
- Class enrollment limit: 24