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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.

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:
For more information, please contact Lorraine Walsh at 631-632-2817 or Maria Guetter at 631-632-1816

“Euclid’s Kiss”: Geometric Sculpture of George Hart

Euclid’s Kiss: Geometric Sculpture of George Hart   OPENING RECEPTION: THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 12 5:00pm – Wine and Cheese Reception 5:30pm – Lecture by Artist George Hart This event is free and open to the public   The beauty of mathematics has been a source of artistic inspiration at least since the time of Euclid, with […]

Workshop by Alice Major, “Science and Metaphor: At Play”

On Wednesday September 18th from 4:00pm – 6:00pm Alice Major will visit the Simons Center for Geometry and Physics to host a workshop on Science and Metaphor Simons Center Auditorium, Room 103 Science and Metaphor: At play We often think of metaphor as something ornamental, ‘stuck on.’ In fact, it is central to how humans […]

Call for Proposals – Science & Art Gallery Exhibitions and Programs

The Simons Center for Geometry and Physics is a research center devoted to furthering fundamental knowledge in geometry and in theoretical physics, especially knowledge at the interface of these two disciplines. The SCGP’s academic and scientific activities have the explicit aim of bringing scholars from different fields and backgrounds together to work collaboratively on the […]

Summer Concert Series at the Simons Center

The Simons Center for Geometry and Physics is pleased to announce the 2013 Summer Concert Series, featuring pianist Leon Livshin and Company All Concerts will begin at 6:30pm, following a wine and cheese reception at 6:00pm.  These events are free and open to the public: Schedule of Events July 23rd, 6:30pm:  “Two Sides of Rachmaninov” […]

2012-2013 Science Playwriting Competition

First prize: Trust Territory by Robert Crease Second prize: Entanglement by Les Hunter Third prize (tie): Effect Size by Heather-Ayn Indelicato, Discontinuities by Bryan J. Field Honorable Mention: With Strings Attached by Luca Mazzucato, The Garden Gnome Extraction by Faisal Qayum and Christopher Miao. Bringing science and theatre together can provide the inspiration for a […]

Closing Reception: Fax + Pattern Art Exhibit and Talk by William Duffy

  Simons Center for Geometry and Physics Thursday, April 25, 2013 Wine and Cheese Reception starting at 5:30 pm William F. Duffy is a professional sculptor ,he has been a consultant for the CAD/CAM industry and also has taught 3D computational graphics at the college level.  His work investigates 3D computational graphics to define and represent […]