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Age of Arts symposium at Science Gallery Dublin

Date posted: 9 March 2019

Age of Arts is an afternoon of discussion about how creativity, science and the brain can work together through an arts and social spectrum as we age. Taking place at Science Gallery Dublin on 18 April 2019, artists and scientists will give informative talks and participate in an open discussion with the audience. This will be followed by an interactive music workshop to spark your creativity.

Speakers include:

  • Prof Brian Lawlor (Global Brain Health Institute, Mercer’s Institute for Successful Ageing, Trinity College Dublin)
  • Prof Román Romero Ortuño (Global Brain Health Institute, Mercer’s Institute for Successful Ageing, Trinity College Dublin)
  • Prof Philip Napier (National College of Art and Design)
  • Dr Tara Byrne (Age & Opportunity)
  • Dr Francesca Farina (Trinity College Dublin)
  • Dr Jane Bentley (ArtBeatMusic, Global Brain Health Institute)

Target audience: The event will be of interest to the public, artists, creatives and those working in the arts, scientists, psychologists, students and people who are the fun side of fifty.

This event is a partnership between the Whelan Lab at Trinity College Institute of Neuroscience, Creative Life at the Mercer’s Institute for Successful Ageing, St James’s Hospital, and the Global Health Brain Institute, Trinity College Dublin.

This event is sponsored by the Physiological Society. With thanks to Neuroscience Ireland, Science Foundation Ireland, the Irish Research Council, the National College of Art and Design, Age & Opportunity, ArtBeatMusic and the Recall Initiative.

Event information
Date: Thursday 18 April 2019
Time: 2-5pm (doors open at 1:30 pm)
Venue: Paccar Theatre, Science Gallery Dublin
Contact for enquiries: Francesca Farina age.of.arts.2019@gmail.com

This is a free event but booking is essential:

For more information: https://age-of-arts.wixsite.com/2019.

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