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ICAT Playdate — SciArt Fusion: Discoveries from Experiments in SciArt Collaboration

March 18, 2022

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In the spring of 2021 the Center for Communicating Science at Virginia Tech catalyzed 8 SciArt collaborations  We called on 14 creative people we identified as "artists" and 14 creative people we identified as "scientists" or "researchers". We brought them together to explore where their curiosity might take them following an interactive day-long workshop which fostered possible resonances, and ignited proposals. We gave modest funding to 8 of these projects to support their explorations. Join us for this playdate to see what was learned!  Do science and art go together like peanut butter and jelly?  Here is an article from our newsletter about the project.


  • Erika Meitner
  • Rachel Rugh
  • Courtney Surmanek
  • Daniel Tobin
  • Sweta Baniya
  • Jacob Barney
  • Carrie Kroehler
  • Patty Raun
  • Rachel Pottern Nunn


  • March 18, 2022


  • 8:30am EDT
     Networking, Coffee, Donuts at Community Assembly, Creativity and Innovation District LLC
  • 9am EDT
     Presentation begins in the Community Assembly and 360 Online

Virginia Tech faculty can receive Professional Development Network (PDN) credit for attending

  1. Register at 
  2. Check in with Phyllis Newbill during the event.

Location: Community Assembly, Creativity and Innovation District LLC