On Monday, Feb. 26, at noon in the Fermilab Art Gallery, Fermilab artist-in-residence Jim Jenkins will give an informal gallery talk. The exhibit is on display until March 6. This is a wonderful opportunity to interact with our latest artist-in-residence and to get a sense of how he understands science at Fermilab. With only a few weeks left before Jenkins’s exhibit concludes, it’s good to take advantage of his final talk: Learn how Fermilab science looks through an artist’s eyes.

From Sciart Magazine, February 2018: Jim Jenkins, Fermilab artist-in-residence for 2017, shares thoughts on his residency. “[Fermilab] is first and foremost a place of thought. I find the blending of the intensely focused intellects and their pursuit of the elusive foundations of our reality stimulating and meditative simultaneously.” Subscription required: SciArtSubscriber467

From WDCB’s First Light, Jan. 21, 2018: Fermilab’s 2017 artist-in-residence Jim Jenkins discusses a number of his pieces, now on display in the Fermilab Art Gallery, including his snowflake detector. Director Nigel Lockyer and Curator Georgia Schwender talk about the importance of art to understanding science.

Join us for an artist reception for this year’s artist-in-residence, Jim Jenkins, on Friday, Jan. 12, from 5-7 p.m. in the Fermilab Art Gallery. The exhibit, “A Perplexity of Conundrums,” will be on display until March 2.

A year ago sculptor Jim Jenkins was announced as Fermilab’s artist-in-residence for 2017. His solo show, titled “A Perplexity of Conundrums,” will be open to the public on Monday, Jan. 8, then on Friday, Jan. 12 from 5-7 p.m.a free public artist’s reception. The show will run through March 2. Jenkins will also collaborate show called “Dark Matters” on Sunday, Jan. 21 at 2:30 p.m., combining his work with a performance of Olivier Messiaen’s “Quartet for the End of Time.”… More »