Event Details

Date
Sep 8, 2017
Time
5:00pm - 11:00pm
Place
Throughout the Museum

Welcome back to campus! Join us to kick off the fall season with refreshments, a cash bar, and activities, free and open to all. 

Check out our three all-new exhibitions: Power, Haunting, and Resilience, Sama Alshaibi, Silsila, and From the Darkness of the Sea: The Cornell Collection of Blaschka Glass Invertebrate Models

Event schedule

5:15–5:45PM on Floor 2L
Tour From the Darkness of the Sea with the Johnson's Nancy Green and Drew Harvell, Associate Director of Environment at the Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future and the curator of the Cornell Collection of Blaschka Invertebrate Models

6:00–9:00PM in the Gussman Lobby (wing)
Flameworking demonstrations by the Corning Museum of Glass

6:15–7:00PM in the wing lecture room
Learn about the conservation of the Blaschka glass models from Astrid van Giffen, associate conservator at the Corning Museum of Glass

7:15–7:30PM on Floor 2L
Hear more from the Johnson's Nancy Green, curator of From the Darkness of the Sea: The Cornell Collection of Blaschka Glass Invertebrate Models 

8:00–8:45PM in the wing lecture room
David O. Brown will introduce his short film “Fragile Legacy” about the real sea creatures that inspired the Blaschka glass animals

9:00–11:00PM
See Finding Nemo under Cosmos on the Mallin Sculpture Court (rain location: wing lecture room)

Ongoing activities: Make your own gyotaku fish print, take a scavenger hunt through our new exhibitions

Cosponsored in part by CUTonight