Art and Health Series

Art and the Brain
October 16, 2019 7 p.m.
Register

What is the role of art in addressing how a person manages illness? Develop your understanding of how the brain learns, how we create memories, and how creativity contributes to healing. Test your own observation skills by actively looking at sculpture in the Nasher Collection.

Open to the public. FREE for Members. FREE for Students with ID. $10 for Non-Members.

About the Art and Health Series

This series presents the stories of artists who creatively respond to mental and physical health issues through their artwork. By creating dialogue between experts in the discipline of art and those in the field of medicine and health, these programs offer the opportunity to better understand the mind, the body, and the resilience of people facing incredible challenges.  

Presenters

Dr. James Fleshman, MD, FASCRS, FACS
Sparkman Endowed Professor and Chair of the Department of Surgery, Baylor University Medical Center a part of Baylor Scott & White Health

Daniel Krawczyk, Ph.D.
Deputy Director, The University of Texas at Dallas Center for BrainHealth at The University of Texas at Dallas

Bonnie Pitman
Distinguished Scholar in Residence, Edith O’Donnell Institute of Art History, and Director of Art/Brain Innovations, Center for BrainHealth at The University of Texas at Dallas

Anna Smith
Curator of Education, Nasher Sculpture Center


Sponsor

The Art and Health Series is made possible through the generosity of The Donna Wilhelm Family Fund.

Partners

Baylor University Medical Center, part of Baylor Scott & White Health
Center for BrainHealth at The University of Texas at Dallas
Edith O’Donnell Institute of Art History at The University of Texas at Dallas
UT Southwestern Medical Center/Peter O'Donnell Jr. Brain Institute


Nasher Sculpture Center
2001 Flora Street
Dallas, Texas 75201
214.242.5100
Join Our Newsletter