Art and Science in Conversation: An Evening with David Maisel and Dr. Laura Danly

David Maisel, Visual Artist, credit Geoffrey Berliner/Penumbra Foundation


Dr. Laura Danly, Curator at Griffith Observatory



Join Forest Lawn Museum for a discussion on aerial photography, presented in conjunction with the current exhibition The Elevated Eye: Aerial Photography Past and Present. During the 30-minute lectures, photographer David Maisel, a 2018 Guggenheim Fellow in the Creative Arts whose work is featured in the exhibition, will discuss aerial photography and destruction of the environment, and Dr. Laura Danly, Curator of Griffith Observatory, will share the ultimate aerial view — from orbit — of several worlds in our solar system, including Earth.


A Q&A with James Fishburne, PhD, Director of Forest Lawn Museum and curator of The Elevated Eye will follow.


Refreshments will be served at the conclusion of the event.


The event begins at 4:00 PM on Saturday, January 25, 2020. Free exhibition tours of “The Elevated Eye: Aerial Photography Past and Present” will be available from 3:00–3:30 PM.


Event time: Saturday, January 25 at 4 PM


Event location: Forest Lawn Museum, 1712 S Glendale Ave., Glendale, CA 91205


Cost: Free


RSVP by January 23: email or call (323) 340-4782


First Servicing Mission to the Hubble Space Telescope, December 1993, Credit: NASA
David Maisel, Oblivion 15n, 2004, Courtesy the artist, Houk Gallery (NY), and Haines Gallery (SF)