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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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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 Rowland Opening Reception: Wednesday, September 14, 2016 5:00 pm: Wine and Cheese Reception, Simons Center […]

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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 Simons Center Auditorium 103 Simons Center for Geometry and Physics, Stony Brook University Dr. David […]

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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 OF DISPLAY The West and East’s ongoing encounter with global consumer culture through which different worlds […]

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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 and Lobby 5:45 pm: Guest Speaker: Kurt Przybilla, Explorations in the Geometry of Thinking, SCGP […]

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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 Center for Geometry and Physics; Visiting Associate Professor of Art, Stony Brook University China Blue […]

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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, Stony Brook University Opening Reception: Thursday, March 3, 2016 5:00 pm: Wine and Cheese Reception […]

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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 will begin in the Skylight Gallery in the Charles B. Wang Center and ends with the Form & Line Closing Reception […]

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Film Screening of “The Discrete Charm of Geometry”

The Simons Center for Geometry and Physics presents the movie “The Discrete Charm of Geometry” Directed by Ekaterina Eremenko Friday, March 18, 2016 – 6:00PM   5:00 pm: Wine and Cheese Reception, SCGP Lobby 6:00 pm: Introduction and Film Screening, SCGP Auditorium About the Film: The award winning film “The Discrete Charm of Geometry,” directed by Ekaterina […]