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Free guided tours of diverse art galleries – join at any point on the tour! Stony Brook University hosts a variety of renowned art galleries that provide unique spaces and opportunities for cultural and artistic exchanges and collaborations. Our art crawls unite our university’s galleries through a series of free guided tours led by expert curators. […]

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Della Pietra Lecture Series Presents Dr. Alvaro De Rujula, October 25-27, 2022

The Della Pietra Lecture Series is pleased to present a series of lectures by Dr. Alvaro De Rujula, CERN, October 25-27, 2022 General Public Lecture Date and Time: Tuesday, October 25th, 2022, 5:00PM ET Location: Della Pietra Family Auditorium – 103 Reception at 4:15pm, Simons Center Lobby  THE VALUE OF “PURE” SCIENCE The Higgs boson and the […]

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Ways of Making: September 30–December 7, 2022

Moira Chas, Johnathan Hopp, LoVid September 30–December 7, 2022 Curated by Tali Hinkis and Lorraine Walsh The Simons Center Gallery, Simons Center for Geometry and Physics (SCGP) Stony Brook University, NY 11794 Opening Reception: Friday, September 30, 2022, 5:00 pm 5:00 pm: Reception, Simons Center Gallery and SCGP Lobby 5:30-6:30 pm: Artist Presentations. Della Pietra […]

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Simons Center Tuesday Concert Series, Summer 2022

Summer 2022 Tuesday Concerts The Art and Outreach 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 26, 2022 The TransAtlantic Piano Duo: Pablo Lavandera and Evelyn Ulex 4:30 – 5:30 pm: Concert in the […]

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Celebrating Science In A Fractured Society: A Look Inside The Event

Celebrating Science In A Fractured Society took place at the Staller Center on Tuesday, April 12, 2022. With over 900 people in attendance, this panel discussion brought together pioneers in Physics and Astrophysics. A thought provoking conversation among the participants about education, society, and the future of science gave way for a wonderful evening.  The […]

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Crossings: April 12-August 12, 2022

Crossings April 12-August 12, 2022 Curated by Lorraine Walsh The photographs in this exhibition were taken by Jean-François Dars between 2018-2020 to honor the Simons Center’s 10th Anniversary. They were originally compiled in Crossings, a unique publication that tells the story of the Center—a nascent institute in a time-honored tradition representing the fertile interaction between mathematics and theoretical physics. […]

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Della Pietra Lecture Series Special Event: Celebrating Science in a Fractured Society

Science is one of the most powerful tools we have for meeting the grave challenges that humanity will face in the next decades. However, the recent worldwide increase in obscurantism, denialism, and anti-science movements is a matter of serious concern. They have already severely undermined efforts to address climate change, and the recent global COVID […]

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Stony Brook University Art Crawl

Art Crawl Spotlights Amazing Work in Galleries Across Campus Wednesday, April 13, 20221:00 PM – 3:00 PM (ET) Join Stony Brook University’s art galleries for a campus wide art crawl, Wednesday, April 13 from 1-3:30pm. Join any part of the tour. For more information visit Tentative Schedule: 1:00 | Simons Center Gallery 1:30 | Melville […]

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Film Screening: Math Circles Around the World, April 6, 2022

Wednesday, April 6, 20224:00 – 5:30pm ETDella Pietra Family Auditorium, Room 103 of the Simons Center Synopsis: Every week, hundreds of children in different cities of the world meet to solve complex problems. Who they are, why they do it and how, in the movie “Mathematical Circles Around the World”. For more information please visit: […]

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