Garland Prairie Milky Way by Don Hutter
NightVisions V Satellite Exhibition
Opening Reception at Lowell Observatory
Sunday, September 21, 2014
Ten Flagstaff artists will be exhibiting at Lowell Observatory in the lobby. The reception will be held from 6-8pm. The Observatory’s Festival of Science Open House will run concurrently from 5-9:30pm, and will include free telescope viewings and other activities. Free.
NightVisions V celebrates the beauty of the night sky. Nearly two-thirds of Americans live where they can no longer see the Milky Way galaxy because of light pollution. NightVisions seeks to re-open our positive connections to the natural night and to bridge the divide separating artistic from scientific perception, promoting the idea that science and art are two intertwined aspects of human experience.
Flagstaff has a very active and strong scientific community. As home to the world-famous Lowell Observatory where Pluto was first discovered, Flagstaff is the world’s first International Dark Sky City. The community advocates for the value of maintaining quality dark skies and reducing light pollution for the benefit of all.
NightVisions V Satellite Exhibition is presented by the Flagstaff Dark Skies Coalition, Flagstaff Arts Council and Lowell Observatory.