The Atlanta Science Festival Comes To Campus
Georgia State University will host a variety of events during The Atlanta Science Festival, an eight-day celebration of science and technology taking place citywide March 22-29.
More than 60 educational institutions, museums, corporations, and cultural and community centers are planning an extensive line-up of programs and hands-on exhibits―most of them free―designed to inspire the next generation of scientists, engineers and technologists.
Here’s a look at the offerings on the Georgia State campus:
The Fusion Gallery
Through Friday, March 28
9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Georgia State University, 100 Auburn Ave.
This exhibit explores science in art and art in science through this year’s show, “The Sound of Art.” A gallery store, Crowd Art purchases and public donations will fund art and science student scholarships. Admission is free.
An Evening With the Science Channel
Meet the Science Channel: VIP
Friday, March 28
Florence Kopleff Recital Hall
10 Peachtree Center Ave. NE
The Science Channel will screen a new episode of the hit series, “Through the Wormhole,” and offer behind-the-scenes insights from the show’s executive producer, James Younger. Bernadette McDaid, vice president of production for the Science Channel, will speak to the mission of Science Channel and showcase segments from its groundbreaking new series and returning favorites. This event is free, open to the public and suitable for 13+ audiences.
There will be a VIP opportunity to meet the Science Channel guests from 6-7:30 p.m. for a pre-screening reception with food, drink and music. Tickets for the VIP event are $20 at the door.
A list of Festival events across the city is available at AtlantaScienceFestival.org.