Picture Yourself: A Virtual Celebration of Women in STEAM

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Wednesday September 29

6:00 PM  –  7:30 PM

Join Discovery Museum as we celebrate the women behind the Museum’s newest exhibit, Picture Yourself: Women in STEAM. Listen in as a group of local scientists and artists talk about their work, research, and interests, and be inspired as you learn why they find science and art cool and exciting. They’ll answer your questions as they share what it’s like to be a scientist and artist. This live, virtual event is for children, ages 7+ years, and their caregivers to enjoy together.


  • Professor Piali Sengupta – Sensory Neuroscientist; Professor of Biology, Brandeis University
  • Professor Maureen Ritchey – Cognitive Neuroscientist; Assistant Professor of Psychology & Neuroscience, Boston College
  • Dr. Suanna Selby Crowley – Geoarcheologist; Founder, HeadFort Consulting
  • Ellice Patterson, M.S. – Biologist; Founder/Artistic and Executive Director, Abilities Dance; Executive Director, BalletRox
  • Katie Runde – Contemporary realist painter; Bristol, Vermont

Registration Notes:

  • Only one registration per household is needed. For example, if you and your children will be attending, you only need to register yourself and do not need to include your children's names. 
  • After completing your registration, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to the Zoom meeting as well as a link to a short survey to provide your questions for the artists and scientists in advance. You can also indicate on the survey whether you or your child(ren) would like to ask a question live during the event.
  • If you do not receive a confirmation email after submitting this form, please contact Lynn at lprotasowick@discoveryacton.org so we can help you with your registration.

Please note that this virtual event will not be recorded.