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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

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 […]

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Quantum Poetics: A Talk and Poetry Reading by Poet Amy Catanzano, October 18

Simons Center Art and Science Program 2017 Simons Center ArtSci Lecture Series Presents Poet Amy Catanzano Curated by Lorraine Walsh Quantum Poetics: A Talk and Poetry Reading Wednesday, October 18, 2017 3:00 pm, SCGP 102 Simons Center for Geometry and Physics Amy Catanzano, Assistant Professor of English in Creative Writing, Poet-in-Residence, Co-Director, Dillon Johnston Writers […]

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Film Screening of “Whispers of String Theory”, Thursday July 27

The Simons Center for Geometry and Physics Art and Science Program presents, Film screening of “Whispers of String Theory” Author, Director, Producer: Ekaterina Eremenko Camera: Irina Shatalova Music: Arthur Khayrullin Duration: 24 min 30 sec Thursday, July 27, 2017 5:00 pm The Della Pietra Family Auditorium Simons Center for Geometry and Physics Stony Brook University […]

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THE ELEGANT BRAIN

THE ELEGANT BRAIN Simons Center Gallery, Stony Brook, NY May 23 – September 27, 2017 * Note extended dates Curated by Lorraine Walsh Art Director and Curator, Simons Center for Geometry and Physics Visiting Associate Professor, Department of Art, Stony Brook University Opening Reception Tuesday, May 23, 2017 Reception: 5:30 – 6:00 pm, Simons Center Gallery […]

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Dr. Carl E. Schoonover: THE ELEGANT BRAIN – May 23, 2017

Simons Center Art + Science Program Guest Speaker Carl Schoonover Axel Laboratory, Department of Neuroscience, Columbia University How to look inside the brain Tuesday, May 23, 2017 6:00 pm, Della Pietra Family Auditorium, SCGP 103 Simons Center for Geometry and Physics, Stony Brook University ABSTRACT Our understanding of the brain depends in large part on […]

Spring 2017 Art Crawl

Spring 2017 Art Crawl Join us for the Spring 2017 Art Crawl at Stony Brook University! The Art Crawl is a free event with student-led guided tours of galleries on the Stony Brook University campus. Friday, April 7th from 3:00 to 5:00 pm The tour will begin at the Zodiac Gallery in the Charles B. […]