Christopher Newport University

CNU 2023 Art(S)cience Festival: Climate Change

The CNU 2023 Art(S)cience Festival will occur on Wednesday through Friday, January 25-27th, at 7pm at the Torggler Center lecture hall.  Each night will address climate change from an interdisciplinary perspective, featuring invited filmmakers, playwrights, choreographers, and CNU faculty experts from the arts and sciences helping lead audience discussion.  Wednesday examines climate change in the Hampton Roads area; Thursday features a screening and discussion of Buzz Kill, a documentary about bees and the environment;  Friday concludes with a staged reading and keynote speech by Chantal Bilodeau, climate change activist and playwright.  The events are free, open to the public, and are Honors and PLP approved. Audience members may arrive early at 6:15pm on Thursday for a guided tour of the Torggler exhibition Ansel Adams Compositions in Nature.  For more information, please contact Professor Denise Gillman,, festival director.


Friday, January 27, 2023 at 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Mary M. Torggler Fine Arts Center, Lecture Hall 102
1 Avenue of the Arts, Newport News, VA 23606