Virtual Tour of Collection Spotlight: The Art of Skywatching
Marc Taylor, Manager of Planetarium and Science Programs, draws our attention to works of art in Collection Spotlight: The Art of Skywatching, ranging from the 1860s to the 2010s, and sheds light on both the phenomena depicted and the science behind them. Learn to recognize visual clues as they appear in art and in the natural world.
Image: Frank Russell Green (American, 1856–1940). The Coming of Night, ca. 1904–8. Oil on canvas. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Manney, 1972 (72.43.2).