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Artwork above: Robert Pruitt, SUP, 2018, Conte charcoal on coffee stained paper, 50” x 38” (Unframed), Courtesy of the artist and Koplin Del Rio Gallery

Drinks and Discussion: Art, Space Travel, and Beyond with Robert Pruitt

Kick off a special space-themed weekend during this evening program featuring Men of Steel, Women of Wonder artist Robert Pruitt. Guests are invited to purchase a drink at the bar, then join us for roundtable topics of conversations including art, astronomy, and space travel.

Conversations include:

Robert Pruitt

Meet artist Robert Pruitt and take a close look at the work of art he created to be launched into space later in the weekend.

Joel Gordon

Amazeum’s Joel Gordon will showcase the onboard electronics and design of the actual balloon we’re intending to launch into space.

Darrell Heath

Darrell will share his collection of meteorites for guests to touch, information about exploration missions and recent discoveries, and if the night is clear, possibly take a peek into a telescope!

Bruce McMath

Learn about ANSA, an affiliate of the International Dark Sky Association, the work it is doing to protect and preserve the Natural State’s nocturnal environment and to help people rediscover the beauty of nature at night.  

Free, register online or with Guest Services.


Robert Pruitt, SUP, 2018, Conte Charcoal on coffee stained paper, 50 x 38 inches (Unframed). Courtesy of the artist and Koplin Del Rio Gallery



January 18, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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