Guest Lecture–Book Talk. Robert P. Crease: “The Leak: Politics, Activists, and Loss of Trust at Brookhaven National Laboratory”

Robert P. Crease The Leak: Politics, Activists, and Loss of Trust at Brookhaven National Laboratory Wednesday, March 27, 2024, 5:00 pm Simons Center Lecture Hall 102 A quarter-century ago, a nonhazardous leak led to permanent closure of a valuable research reactor at Brookhaven National Laboratory. The campaign to terminate it included conspiracy theories, misinformation, and … Read more

Artist Talk: Ander Mikalson: “Score for the Big Bang”

Ander Mikalson Score for the Big Bang Thursday, November 9, 2024. 5:30 pm Simons Center Lecture Hall 102 Ander Mikalson discusses her eight-minute Score for A Big Bang featuring speculative sounds the cataclysmic Big Bang might have generated, in the form of a musical score. The composition and performance are sparce, highlighting choral voices and a pipe … Read more

Artist Talk: “Ways of Making—A Dialogue about Processes” with Moira Chas, Johnathan Hopp, and LoVid

Moira Chas, Johnathan Hopp, and LoVid Ways of Making: A Dialogue about Processes Friday, September 30, 2022, 5:30 pm Della Pietra Family Auditorium The Simons Center for Geometry and Physics (SCGP) is honored to present artwork by mathematician Moira Chas, industrial designer Johnathan Hopp, and artist duo LoVid. The exhibition shares three distinct methodologies with … Read more

Ander Mikalson & Katie Paterson: Cosmic Rhythm and Bang

COSMIC RHYTHM and BANG Ander Mikalson and Katie Paterson September 21–December 8, 2023 Curated by Jillian McDonald The Simons Center Gallery Opening Reception: Thursday, November 9, 2023, 5:00 pm 5:00 pm: Reception, Simons Center Gallery and SCGP Lobby 5:30-6:30 pm: Artist Talk by Ander Mikalson, SCGP room 102 Title: “Score for the Big Bang” Abstract: … Read more

Simons Summer Workshop–Celebrating 20 Years

SIMONS SUMMER WORKSHOP EXHIBITION Celebrating 20 Years July 3–August 25, 2023 Curated by Martin Roček and Lorraine Walsh The Simons Center Gallery Simons Center for Geometry and Physics (SCGP) Stony Brook University, NY 11794 The Simons Center for Geometry and Physics is pleased to present photographs and video spanning 20 years at the Simons Summer … Read more

Simons Center Tuesday Concert Series, Summer 2023

2023 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 June 27 The Jazz Loft Presents: Tom Manuel, cornet; Dean Johnson, bass; Tommy Campbell, drums; Ray Anderson, trombone; Steve Salerno, … Read more

Stony Brook University Art Crawl: Spring 2023

Art Crawl: Wednesday, April 26, 2023, 1:00 – 3:30 pm Free guided tours of diverse art galleries – join at any point! Stony Brook University hosts a variety of renowned art galleries that provide unique spaces and opportunities for cultural and artistic exchanges.  The art crawl offers tours of four galleries this spring—visiting each for 30 minutes. … Read more

MOIRA CHAS: Projections of the Klein bottle

MOIRA CHAS Projections of the Klein bottle The Simons Center Gallery April 12 – June 2, 2023 Curated by Lorraine Walsh The Simons Center for Geometry and Physics is pleased to present artwork by Moira Chas, Professor of Mathematics at Stony Brook University. In this exhibition Chas explores aspects of the Klein bottle, a mathematical … Read more

Science Playwriting Competition

The Simons Center for Geometry and Physics and the C. N. Yang Institute for Theoretical Physics, announce a CALL FOR PLAYS for the 2023 Science Playwriting Competition.

Stony Brook University Art Crawl: October 2022

Thursday, October 6, 2022 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. (ET) 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 … Read more