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Art and Science Program

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.

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Programs include:

  • Simons Center Gallery Exhibitions
  • Science and Art Speaker Series
  • Science Playwriting Competition
  • Student and faculty outreach with the Art Department
  • Della Pietra High School Student Gallery Talks
  • Community outreach
  • Summer Music Series
  • Science-inspired movies
  • Campus Art Tour Collaboration
  • Publications and Catalogs
  • Visiting Artist Program

Art Program Director/Curator:

Visitor Information:

  • Hours: Simons Center Gallery hours: Monday- Friday 12:00 – 5:00 pm and by appointment; Closed Saturday, Sunday, and Holidays.
  • Directions to Simons Center for Geometry and Physics: http://scgp.stonybrook.edu/about/directions
For more information, please contact Lorraine Walsh at 631-632-2817 or Maria Guetter at 631-632-1816

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Hidden Symmetries Exhibition

The Simons Center Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of HIDDEN SYMMETRIES, an exhibition featuring pre-Columbian art from Tony Phillips’ collection of mathematical textiles. Simons Center Gallery June 20 – September 17, 2018 Hidden Symmetries Opening Reception Math and Art Symposium Tuesday, July 31, 2018, Simons Center for Geometry and Physics 11:00 am: Introductions […]

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Simons Center Poet in Residence, Amy Catanzano, April 16 – 20

The Simons Center Art and Science Program is pleased to welcome Amy Catanzano as the 2018 Inaugural Poet in Residence, April 16 – 20, 2018 Amy will give a special artist talk, World Lines: A Poetry Reading by Amy Catanzano, on Thursday, April 19, 2018, 4:15 pm, SCGP 102. Visit http://scgp.stonybrook.edu/archives/25238 for more information As the inaugural 2018 Poet […]

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Two Science Inspired Talks by a Poet and a Philosopher, Thursday, April 19, 2018.

The Simons Center Art and Science Program is pleased to announce two talks on Thursday, April 19, 2018. Two Science Inspired Talks by a Poet and a Philosopher By Amy Catanzano, 2018 Inaugural Poet in Residence, and Robert Crease, Professor of Philosphy, Stony Brook University. Visit http://scgp.stonybrook.edu/archives/25297 for more information Robert Crease: The Beauty of Experiments, 3:30 […]

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GEOMETRIC LANDSCAPES: April 5  – May 30, 2018; Opening Reception May 3, 2018

The Simons Center Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of GEOMETRIC LANDSCAPES, a solo exhibition featuring work by the artist and mathematician Nikolay Bogoliubov. Simons Center Gallery, Stony Brook, NY April 5  – May 30, 2018 Opening Reception                      Thursday, May 3, 2018 Reception: 5:00 […]

2017 Playwriting Competition – Winners Announced

The Simons Center for Geometry and Physics and the C.N. Yang Institute for Theoretical Physics are pleased to announce the winners of the Fifth Annual Science Playwriting Competition Stony Brook University is at the forefront in finding new and interesting channels for the dissemination of scientific knowledge. By bringing science and theatre together, this competition has […]

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Premiere Screening of Galois: Story of a Revolutionary Mathematician, Tuesday October 17

The Simons Center for Geometry and Physics, and the Art and Science program, is honored to host the premiere screening of a new film about Évariste Galois. GALOIS.  Story of a Revolutionary Mathematician Premiere Screening Tuesday, October 17, 2017 Reception – 5:30pm, SCGP Lobby Film Screening – 6:00pm, Della Pietra Family Auditorium, Room 103 (56 minutes) […]

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Manifesting Invisibles: Lisa Park Solo Exhibition – Opening Reception, Thursday October 19

The Simons Center Art and Science program presents Lisa Park: MANIFESTING INVISIBLES October 19, 2017 – January 22, 2018 Curated by Lorraine Walsh Stony Brook University, NY Opening Reception, Thursday October 19, 2017 5:00pm – Reception, Simons Center Gallery and Lobby 5:45pm – Artist talk by Lisa Park, Della Pietra Family Auditorium, Room 103 Lisa […]