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Simons Center Poet in Residence, Amy Catanzano, April 16 – 20

The Simons Center Art and Science Program is pleased to welcome Amy Catanzano as the 2018 Inaugural Poet in Residence, April 16 – 20, 2018 Amy will give a special artist talk, World Lines: A Poetry Reading by Amy Catanzano, on Thursday, April 19, 2018, 4:15 pm, SCGP 102. Visit for more information As the inaugural 2018 Poet […]

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Unveiling of the Iconic Wall – May 8, 2015

The Simons Center for Geometry and Physics at Stony Brook University is pleased to announce the unveiling of a significant artwork titled The Iconic Wall on Friday, May 8th beginning at 4 pm. This is a site-specific permanent installation of stone carvings illustrating equations in math and physics. An art exhibition titled The Iconic Wall: […]

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Lorraine Walsh, Art Program Director, organizes a student field trip to view Zimoun’s collaborative exhibitions

February 25th, 2015 The Simons Center bus trip to view Zimoun’s art began with his solo exhibition at the Simons Center Gallery. The students then visited Zimoun’s exhibits at the alternative art space Knockdown Center in Maspeth, Queens and ended at Bitforms Gallery, NYC. The students from Lorraine Walsh’s Museum Studies class were joined by […]

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Center for Italian Studies Conference to Honor 450th Anniversary of Galileo’s Birth

Stony Brook University’s Center for Italian Studies, in collaboration with the Simons Center for Geometry and Physics and the Office of International Academic Programs, is hosting a one-day conference on Friday, October 17, from 8:30 am to 6 pm, “Celebrating the 450th Anniversary Year of Galileo Galilei’s Birth.” The conference, which will be held at the […]

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Hands-on Mathematical Sculpture Construction with George Hart

Hands-on Mathematical Sculpture Construction with George Hart Monday, Oct. 14, 5:30 PM Simons Center for Geometry and Physics Lobby George Hart will lead an informal event in which participants will work together to construct a large wooden geometric sculpture.  The result will be a prototype for a possible, permanent, future sculpture.  No special skills or experience […]

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