Art Program

collage3The Simons Center for Geometry and Physics Art Program is an outreach program connecting artists, scientists and the community. The Simons Center Gallery’s goals include hosting the highest quality and most intellectually inquisitive art by internationally acclaimed artists working at the intersection of art, science, and technology. The exhibitions and events at the Simons Center at Stony Brook University feature artistic and scientific concepts accessible through a broad range of media for meaningful experiences that ignite imagination and inspire ideas.

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

Advisory Board:

  • Anthony Phillips (Mathematics) Chair
  • Stephanie Dinkins (Art)
  • George Hart (Artist and Consultant)
  • Christopher Herzog (YITP)
  • John Lutterbie (Theater)
  • Phil Palmedo (Art Writer and Consultant)
  • Zabet Patterson (Art)
  • Margaret Schedel (Music)
  • Daniel Weymouth (Music)
For more information, please contact Lorraine Walsh at 631-632-2817 or Maria Guetter at 631-632-1816
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2016 Playwriting Competition – Winners and Performances

The Simons Center for Geometry and Physics and the C.N. Yang Institute for Theoretical Physics are pleased to announce: The Winners of the Fourth Annual Science Playwriting Competition A Staged Reading of the Winning Plays, to be held Wednesday, November […]

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RESOUND, September 8, – Friday, October 28, 2016

RESOUND Thursday, September 8, – Friday, October 28, 2016 Simons Center Gallery Curated by Lorraine Walsh with Margaret Schedel and Joo Yun Lee RESOUND Featuring the work of Memo Akten, Sougwen Chung, Seth Cluett, Yoon Chung Han, Carsten Nicolai, Jess […]

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Guest Speaker Dr. David H. Shoemaker – September 14, 2016

Simons Center Gallery + Art Program Guest Speaker Dr. David H. Shoemaker Director MIT LIGO Laboratory; Leader, Advanced LIGO; Senior Research Scientist, MIT Kavli Institute Realizing Einstein’s Dream: Observing the Signature of Dynamic Space-time Wednesday, September 14, 2016 5:45 pm […]

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Simons Center ArtSci Lecture Series: Speaker Valerie Gonzalez

ArtSci Lecture Series Programmed by Lorraine Walsh Discovering Where Art, Science & the Humanities Meet Lecture by Valerie Gonzalez Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at 4:30PM, SCGP 102 ISLAMIC AND EAST ASIAN CERAMIC ART IN WORLD-CLASS MUSEUMS: COMPARING TWO DIFFERENT PHILOSOPHIES […]

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Simons Center Art Program Summer 2016 Tuesday Concerts

Summer 2016 Tuesday Concerts The Art Program at the Simons Center for Geometry and Physics at Stony Brook University is pleased to present a new music series free and open to the public. Tuesday, July 12, 2016 JOSE CONDE y […]

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Buckminster Fuller: Inventing for Today

Simons Center Gallery Opening Reception Buckminster Fuller: Inventing for Today Monday, May 9 – Thursday, August 25, 2016 Simons Center Gallery Curated by Lorraine Walsh Opening Reception: Thursday, May 12, 2016 5:00 pm: Wine and Cheese Reception, Simons Center Gallery […]

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2016 Inaugural Simons Center ArtSci Lecture Series

Lecture by China Blue Art, Science and Algorithmic Aesthetics Thursday, April 21, 2016, 6:00 pm, SCGP 103 Following the closing reception of Form & Line Simons Center ArtSci Lecture Series is curated by Lorraine Walsh, Art Director and Curator, Simons […]

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Simons Center Gallery Closing Reception of Form & Line and ART CRAWL: Thursday, April 21, 2016 Form & Line

Form & Line Featuring the work of artist Beverly Ress and the Virginia Tech Industrial Design Students March 3 – April 21, 2016 Simons Center Gallery Curated by Lorraine Walsh, Art Director and Curator, Simons Center for Geometry and Physics, […]

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2015-2016 Science Playwriting Competition – LAST CALL FOR PLAYS

The final submission date for entries to the 2015-2016 Science Playwriting Competition is April 1, 2016. The submission date has passed. We anticipate winners will be notified in mid to late May. The Simons Center for Geometry and Physics, in […]

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Spring 2016 Art Crawl

Join us for the Spring 2016 Art Crawl at Stony Brook University! The Art Crawl is a free event with guided tours of carious galleries on the the Stony Brook University campus. Thursday, April 21 from 3 to 5 pm The tour […]

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