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The Simons Center for Geometry and Physics Art and Science Program at Stony Brook University is an ambitious outreach program connecting artists, scientists, and the community at large. The Simons Center Gallery goals include hosting intellectually inquisitive art by internationally acclaimed artists and scientists working at the intersection of art, science, and technology. The exhibitions and events at the Simons Center Gallery feature unique artistic and scientific concepts accessible through a broad range of media for meaningful experiences that ignite imagination and inspire ideas.

Upcoming Exhibitions: 

Oct 1, 2018 – January 15, 2019, Matter Design Computation: Projects 2012-2018
An exhibition of drawings and artifacts by Jenny E. Sabin, Jenny Sabin Studio
Tues, Oct 9, Opening Reception, 5:00 pm. Artist talk 5:30 pm

January – March, Selections from the Simons Center Collection (Tentative)

March 19 – May 30, 2019 Kolam: An Ephemeral Women’s Art of South India art exhibition


Lorraine Walsh, Art Program Director, organizes a student field trip to view Zimoun’s collaborative exhibitions

February 25th, 2015 The Simons Center bus trip to view Zimoun’s art began with his solo exhibition at the Simons Center Gallery. The students then visited Zimoun’s exhibits at the alternative art space Knockdown Center in Maspeth, Queens and ended at Bitforms Gallery, NYC. The students from Lorraine Walsh’s Museum Studies class were joined by […]

ZIMOUN: [KE]3, Art Exhibition Closing Reception, April 9, 2015

[KE]3 175 prepared dc-motors, 150 filler wires, 25 cotton balls, 3 screens, 25 cardboard boxes February 5 – April 9, 2015 Simons Center Gallery Curated by Lorraine Walsh Schedule of Events: Opening Reception: Thursday February 5th, 2015 5:00 pm: Wine and Cheese Reception, Simons Center Lobby and Art Gallery Artist talk by Zimoun, 4:00 pm, […]

Art and the Quantum Moment Art Exhibition: Closing Reception, Thursday January 29

December 4 2014 – January 29, 2015 Featuring the artwork of Eric J. Heller (ericjhellergallery.com) Frederique Swist (fredswist.co.uk/gallery.html) Jacqueline Thomas (jacquelinethomasbooks.co.uk) Curated by Lorraine Walsh, with Robert Crease and Alfred Goldhaber   Schedule of Events: Pre-exhibition Talk by Arthur I Miller, University College London  Wednesday November 5th, 2014 Reception at 5:00pm Talk by Arthur I Miller […]

“Colliding Worlds: How Cutting-Edge Science is Redefining Contemporary Art”, November 5 at 5:00pm

Art and the Quantum Moment Pre-Exhibition Talk by Arthur Miller, November 5 Reception at 5:00pm Talk by Arthur I. Miller (University College London) at 5:30pm in Simons Center Lecture Hall, Room 102 “Colliding Worlds:  How Cutting-Edge Science is Redefining Contemporary Art” www.collidingworlds.org/ http://www.arthurimiller.com​ Abstract: There is a quiet revolution going on in the world of art, […]

Tracking the Cosmos Art Exhibition: Closing Reception Thursday November 20

Opening Reception, Thursday October 9 Gallery Viewing and Wine and Cheese Reception: 5:00pm Artist Talk by Eve Andree Laramee: 5:30pm, “Kepler: poetic, noetic and beyond” Artist Talk by Michael Benson, Monday November 10 Reception at 5:00pm Talk at 5:30pm in SCGP 102 Speaker: Michael Benson Title:  Cosmigraphics: Picturing Space Through Time Abstract:  Of all the sciences, […]

‘Stitches’ Art Exhibition

Featuring the artworks of Elaine Ellison, Daina Taimina and Gabriele Meyer. Opening Reception: Thursday May 8, 2014 at 5:30pm Exhibition Dates: April 1 – May 31, 2014 Schedule of Events Thursday May 8th 5:30pm: Opening Reception – SCGP Art Gallery and Lobby 6:00pm: Talk by Elaine Krajenke Ellison, Mathematical Quilts – Tuesday May 20th 5:30pm: […]

Growing Objects Art Exhibition

Wine and Cheese Reception and Gallery Viewing: 5:30pm Artist Talk by Jessica Rosenkratz and Jesse Louis-Rosenberg: 6:30pm, SCGP Room 103 Jessica Rosenkrantz and Jesse Louis-Rosenberg will speak about their creative process and the works featured in the exhibition. Topics will span the scientific phenomena that inspired the pieces, the generative systems that grow them, and digital fabrication techniques […]

Illustrating Geometry Art Exhibition

Exhibition Dates: June 19 to August 1, 2014 Featuring the artwork of Saul Schleimer and Henry Segerman Opening Reception, Thursday June 19: 5:00pm, Exhibition Viewing and Wine and Cheese Reception – Simons Center Art Gallery and Lobby. 6:00pm, Artist Talk by Henry Segerman, “Sculpture in four-dimensions” – Simons Center for Geometry and Physics, Room 102. 6:45pm, Artist Talk […]

f(glitch) Gallery Exhibition: Opening Reception March 5

Featuring the artworks of Richard Garet, Robert Henke, Emma Mcnally, David Linton, Phoenix Perry, Bethany Shorb February 10th – March 29th Opening Reception March 5:  VISIT  http://cdact.stonybrook.edu/fglitch/ FOR THE FULL SCHEDULE OF EVENTS   WEDNESDAY MARCH 5:  Colloquia at Simons Center for Geometry and Physics Auditorium, Stony Brook University 4:00 Keynote Speaker: Carl Haber, Physicist: “Seeing Voices: Optical […]

Hands-on Mathematical Sculpture Construction with George Hart

Hands-on Mathematical Sculpture Construction with George Hart Monday, Oct. 14, 5:30 PM Simons Center for Geometry and Physics Lobby George Hart will lead an informal event in which participants will work together to construct a large wooden geometric sculpture.  The result will be a prototype for a possible, permanent, future sculpture.  No special skills or experience […]