. . . is a center for artists, scientists, and hybrid artist-scientists
to work in collaboration or in parallel
with others who share their interests.
Our mission is to develop curiosity and creativity
through collaborative and participatory art and science.
We are located an hour northeast of Asheville, at a nexus of unparalleled biological diversity, rare world-class geological exposures, dark skies for stargazing, and more artists per capita than any other region of the US.
Explore this website to learn about what we do, how you can visit our center, and the ways that our offerings can advance your creative projects and scholarly work.