Eli & Edythe Broad Art Museum, MSU
Friday, January 13
Altered Tour: 2116, Scientific Forecasts
7pm, Broad MSU
Join MSU Chemistry Professor Joseph Ward as we don our lab coats and experiment with the UNpredictability of science, art, and the future. Professor Ward worked with the Broad MSU to execute Ruth Lyons’s work, Storm Glass, currently on display in 2116: Forecast of the Next Century. 2116 features work from 16 Irish artists illustrating their visions for Ireland’s next 100 years. Storm Glass is a barometer, based on an old Victorian model, which for Lyons reflects the arbitrary nature of trying to predict the future. Guided by Professor Ward, we’ll perform live chemistry experiments that just might leave us guessing.