PST ART: ART & SCIENCE COLLIDE – 50+ EXHIBITS ACROSS SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

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Sorin Dutoiu, at 10 May. 24, in Arts & Culture

Formerly known as Pacific Standard Time, PST ART returns in its 2024-25 edition with a captivating theme: Art & Science Collide. Spanning from September 14, 2024, to February 16, 2025, this event promises a dynamic exploration of the intersections between art and science, featuring over 800 artists in more than 50 exhibits across Southern California.

The core essence of PST ART: Art & Science Collide lies in delving into the historical and contemporary bonds between artistic expression and scientific inquiry. Through a series of exhibitions, public programs, and educational resources, this event aims to spark dialogue and reflection on pressing global issues.

One of the central themes of this edition is the exploration of environmental challenges, including climate change and environmental justice. Artists will engage with these themes through various mediums, offering unique perspectives and insights into the complexities of our natural world.

Additionally, PST ART will delve into the future landscape of technology and innovation, addressing topics such as artificial intelligence and alternative medicine. By bridging the realms of art and science, the event invites attendees to contemplate the ethical, social, and philosophical implications of technological advancements.

PST ART: Art & Science Collide takes a collaborative approach, bringing together cultural and educational institutions across Southern California. Supported by Getty Foundation grants, more than 45 cultural organizations are actively involved in curating exhibits and developing engaging public programs.

The event’s foundation grants are structured in two phases: research and planning, followed by implementation. This meticulous approach ensures that each exhibit and program is thoughtfully curated and aligned with the event’s overarching themes.

Furthermore, PST ART actively engages with stakeholders, including representatives from local school districts, museums, and scientific institutions. This collaborative effort ensures the development of enriching student and teacher resources, fostering a deeper appreciation for the intersections between art, science, and society.

At the helm of PST ART: Art & Science Collide is the Getty Foundation, along with support from world-renowned scientific institutions. This partnership underscores the event’s commitment to bridging disciplines and fostering interdisciplinary dialogue.

Participating cultural institutions include:

  • Getty Center
  • Academy Museum of Motion Pictures
  • Autry Museum
  • The Broad
  • CAAM
  • Caltech
  • Craft Contemporary
  • Griffith Observatory
  • Hammer Museum
  • The Huntington Library
  • ICA
  • JPL
  • La Brea Tar Pits
  • LACMA
  • LA Public Library
  • MOCA
  • Museum of Jurassic Technology
  • MOLAA
  • Natural History Museum
  • REDCAT
  • Skirball Cultural Center
  • Vincent Price Art Museum
  • Wende Museum

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