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Please join us for National Science on Screen® Night at the Art Center Cinema!


What: Special presentation of Jaws (1975) followed by discussion with Mike Everhart, author of Oceans of Kansas - A Natural History of the Western Interior Sea and Adjunct Curator of Paleontology at the Sternberg Museum of Natural History, Fort Hays State University. Everhart will lead a discussion of sharks in Kansas through consideration of fossils from the late Cretaceous Western Interior Sea.

PG, 124 minutes

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When: Tuesday, March 27, 5:30 p.m. with film discussion immediately following

Rotor DR1

What: Special presentation of Rotor DR1 (2015)  Following the film, watch the 2017 InterDrone Film Festival award winning Beauty and Bounty. This drone created short film is the perfect introduction to our Science on Screen discussion of "Drones: Practical to Artistic Use in the USA." Panelists David Burchfield, Assistant Professor, Unmanned Aircraft Systems Program at Kansas State University Polytechnic Campus and Doug Armknecht, award winning filmmaker and drone pilot will lead our discussion.

NR, 98 minutes

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When: Monday, April 9, 5:30 p.m. with film discussion immediately following

Marjorie Prime

What: Special presentation of Marjorie Prime (2017) followed by discussion with Jeremy D. Morris, PhD, Licensed Clinical Psychologist and the Director of the Doctoral Internship in Psychology at Salina Regional Health Center. Dr. Morris will discuss the complex intrapsychic and interpersonal dynamics that shape our relationships and experiences.  

NR, 99 minutes

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When: Monday, April 16, 5:30 p.m. with film discussion immediately following


What: Special presentation of Earthquake (1974) followed by discussion with Rex Buchanan, Director Emeritus, Kansas Geological Survey will discuss seismicity issues in the midcontinent, focusing particularly on recent earthquakes in Kansas, including the issue of induced (or man-made) seismicity and the Kansas response to it.

PG, 123 minutes

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When: Monday, April 30, 5:30 p.m. with film discussion immediately following

Where: Art Center Cinema, 150 S. Santa Fe

These films and discussions are FREE and open to the public.

For more information about Science on Screen click here.

Science on Screen® at the Art Center Cinema is made possible through a grant from the Coolidge Corner Theatre, with support from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.

The Salina Art Center’s exhibitions and programs are supported by Art Center donors and members and the Salina Arts & Humanities Grants Program, the City of Salina.
The Salina Art Center is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums.

Development of this website was supported in part by the Kansas Creative Arts Industries Commission, which receives support from the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.