When:
Wednesday, Oct 07, 2020 6:00p -
7:00p

Where:
(Virtual) Harvard Museum of Natural History
1 Oxford St
Cambridge, MA 02138

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Admission:
FREE

Categories:
Lectures & Conferences, University

Event website:
https://hmsc.harvard.edu/event/hands-makers

From 1886 to 1936, Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka applied their artistic talents and knowledge of natural history to create an exquisite collection of glass models of plants to support the botanical education of Harvard students and the public. This program will explore the history, conservation, and relevance of the Glass Flowers in the twenty-first century and introduce the publication Glass Flowers: Marvels of Art and Science at Harvard, a compendium of new photographs that captures the beauty and magnificent detail of the models.


Jennifer Brown
Collection Manager, Ware Collection of Blaschka Glass Models of Plants, Harvard University


Natalja Kent
Photographer, Glass Flowers: Marvels of Art and Science at Harvard


Scott E. Fulton
Head Conservator, Ware Collection of Blaschka Glass Models of Plants, Harvard University


Donald H. Pfister
Asa Gray Professor of Systematic Botany and Curator of the Farlow Library and Herbarium of Cryptogamic Botany, Harvard University


Presented by the Harvard Museum of Natural History and the Harvard Museums of Science & Culture.

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