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Jan Dilenschneider, Intricate Leaf Shapes #1, 2018, Oil on Canvas.

Nature, Divine: Preserving Ecology Through Color

October 17 - November 16, 2019

Jan Dilenschneider

This exhibition featured works by Jan Dilenschneider, an expressionist artist whose artwork examines the ever-changing panoramas of nature. Her paintings are rich in color and texture. They encompass subjects ranging from lush landscapes and vibrant seascapes to studies of flora. Her compositions emphasize nature's beauty, and perhaps more importantly, they encourage us to appreciate our surroundings in an effort to promote ecological conservation. 

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The exhibition was accompanied by a panel discussion featuring the artist, MBL scientists, and local students on the topic of art, science and environmental awareness. The discussion was moderated by Bill Hough, editor and publisher of The Enterprise.

Through the Lens of Time

June 2018

A photographic and interactive retrospective featuring the men and women of the Marine Biological Laboratory of yesterday and today. Contemporary scientists were paired with their historical predecessors to illustrate the history of the MBL.

Duygu Özpolat, Roger Hanlon, and Jennifer Morgan shared their research. Parallel to them, live actors impersonated 19th-century scientists illustrating how the field has evolved over the years.

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