Integrating Art and Science: Shifting Perspectives to Inspire Change
Lecture date: January 18, 2018. J.D. Talasek provides an overview of some of the activities occurring in the office of Cultural Programs of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) that explore the integration of art, science, and other creative inquiries.
Talasek is the director of Cultural Programs of the NAS. Talasek is creator and moderator for a monthly salon called DASER (DC Art Science Evening Rendezvous) held at the NAS, part of the LASER network. He is currently on the faculty at Johns Hopkins University in the Museum Studies Master’s Program. Additionally, Talasek serves on the Contemporary Art and Science Committee at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History.