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Art Exhibit: Now You See It! The Slime Mold Revelation

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Tuesday, September 15 – Friday, October 30

What do evolution and the Emperor of Japan have to do with art about slime molds? Now You See It! The Slime Mold Revelation reveals the stories behind four centuries of artistic devotion to these otherworldly organisms. Just what are slime molds? Worldwide, one-celled bacteria-munching travelers of the earth beneath your feet. Shimmering rainbow-colored spore-filled protists on your rosebush. Tiny dwellers of the arctic, the rainforest, and the desert. Now You See It! is a colorful foray into a little-known world: a visual and scientific delight for all ages. Come confused, leave stupefied. Curator Angela Mele is a scientific illustrator finishing the illustrations for a field guide to cosmopolitan slime molds. She recently received a Master's of Museum Studies from the University of Washington.
The artist invites you to a reception at the Miller Library on Friday, September 18 from 5:00 to 7:00pm.

The Pendleton & Elisabeth C. Miller Charitable Foundation
Presents the 21st Annual
ELISABETH C. MILLER MEMORIAL LECTURE

photo of Helen Dillon

The Evolution of an Irish Garden featuring Helen Dillon

September 10th at 7:00pm in Meany Hall. The Lecture is FREE!

To receive a ticket, please email info@millergarden.org

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