Taubman Art + Science: From a U-M research lab to Dante’s Inferno

April 19, 2016  //  FOUND IN: News


The Taubman Institute is proud to host “An Evening of Art + Science” for the third consecutive year to raise funds for Emerging Scholars grants.

This year’s unique gala and auction, which takes place on Thursday, April 21 at the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, will showcase works of art based on the lifesaving medical research of the Taubman Scholars, who have been paired with some of the region’s most talented artists to explore the process of creativity in both the studio and the laboratory.

For months, leading contemporary artists and U-M physician-researchers have been exploring the intersections of discovery and creativity in their respective disciplines.

The result is one-of-a-kind boundary-breaking works of art that capture the genius of both worlds. The paintings, sculptures, jewelry and more will be sold at the gala to benefit cutting-edge medical research.

Artists and Taubman Scholars will be on hand to discuss the collaborative process and the commonalities they found in their glimpse into one another’s approach to excellence. The evening also will feature strolling dining and an open bar with a signature “scientific” cocktail, and other surprises.

Watch a behind-the-scenes video of artist Beverly Fishman and Taubman Institute Director Eva L. Feldman, MD, Ph.D., at their initial collaborative meeting.

Tickets are still available and can be purchased online at www.TaubmanArtandScience.org.

Click here for more information about the event and ticket packages.