Friday, 8 February | 6-9 PM
6:30 PM: Join us for a gallery talk led by UNC neuroscientists talking about their images featured in The Beautiful Brain. Learn how they produced these images, find out about the importance of imaging in neuroscience today, and talk with them about how they see the connections between science and art.
7:30 PM: Ask a UNC neuroscientist! Curious about how your brain works? Wondering about the nature of consciousness? Want to know more about Santiago Ramón y Cajal? Bring your burning neuroscience-related questions to the Ackland for a chance to ask a neuroscientist!
Explore The Beautiful Brain: The Drawings of Santiago Ramon y Cajal during February’s 2nd Friday ArtWalk.
The Beautiful Brain: The Drawings of Santiago Ramón y Cajal was organized by the Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum at the University of Minnesota with the Cajal Institute, Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), Madrid, Spain.
IMAGE: Santiago Ramón y Cajal, Spanish, 1852-1934: Epitelio y neuroglia primitivos de ratón (Glial cells of the mouse spinal cord), 1899, ink and pencil on paper. Courtesy of Instituto Cajal (CSIC).
2nd Friday ArtWalk at the Ackland
Every second Friday of the month, the Ackland participates as a venue in the Chapel Hill-Carrboro 2nd Friday ArtWalk, staying open until 9:00 PM and offering a variety of interactive, all-ages activities in addition to all exhibitions being open to visitors. Admission is free.