Two galleries at the NCAR Mesa Lab in Boulder, Colorado, showcase exhibits that connect art and science. Both Art-Science Galleries are open daily from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on weekdays and from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on weekends and holidays. (See the Visit page for location and other information.)
Artist and scientist Bonnie Monteleone created this exhibit to bring awareness to the problem of plastic waste in the ocean.
- Second floor Art-Science Gallery
- April 1 - June 30, 2015
Stories for a New Future, Part 3
This exhibit was created thanks to the observations, thoughts, feelings, words, and artworks of students from Manhattan Middle School in Boulder, Colorado.
- First floor Art-Science Gallery
- January 1 - April 30, 2015
Evolution - An Exhibit on Arctic Change
Featuring the photography of Kerry Koepping, this exhibit will include a virtual ice cave and visual stories of changes witnessed in the Arctic due to climate warming.
- First floor Art-Science Gallery, July - December, 2015
- Second floor Art-Science Gallery, July - September, 2015
Information about Exhibiting Artwork
Artists: If you would like your work considered for future art-science gallery exhibits, please contact us. We are particularly interested in submissions that address aspects of the atmospheric sciences through artwork.
Teachers: We also host exhibits by K-12 and college students that explore the connections between art and science. Contact us if you are interested in learning more about how class projects can become exhibits.