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Café, galleries and shop: Tuesday – Sunday 11am – 5pm

House: Tuesday – Sunday 12  – 5pm

Free, timed entry tickets to the House are available at the information desk on arrival or online here.

Last entry to the House is at 4.30pm

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12 May 2018, 12-4pm

Join artists Rachel Pimm and  David Blandy along with scientists from the Gurdon Institute in an afternoon of hands-on activities and talks that showcase their latest art and science collaborations.

From 12 – 4pm drop into the Clore Learning Studio, join in and learn more.

Contribute towards artist Rachel Pimm’s large scale ‘culture’ in the shape of a Petri dish.

Examine living worms on loan from the Gurdon Institute and learn how they change or adapt according to their different environments. Artist David Blandy has been looking at neurons (cells that process and transmit information) which are being grown in the labs at the Gurdon Institute. Add your own words to explore what these neurons might say in an interactive ‘stream of consciousness’.

Get messy with salt dough in an activity inspired by artist Laura Wilson’s research into yeast and its use by scientists when examining DNA structures. Create characters for an ongoing animation making this ‘dead’ material come alive.

Look down a microscope to examine close up how yeast cells multiply.

From 2-3pm there will be a panel discussion between artists Rachel Pimm and David Blandy and scientists Professor Eric Miska and Dr Philip Zegerman, chaired by Experiments in Art & Science curator Harriet Loffler

Experiments in Art & Science will take place across several spaces at Kettle’s Yard. Come along and explore the building!

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