Origami Heaven Exhibition at the Wang Center

  August 4-9, 2012 Origami Heaven 2012: Stories from Paper From the Aesops Fables and the Brothers Grimm to Tinkerbell and Harry Potter, the Charles B. Wang Center’s 8th Annual Origami Heaven Exhibition celebrates Stories through Paper recreated and interpreted by esteemed origami artists from around the world. Join us to delight in intricate folded-paper … Read more

Synergy: Dance, Data, Sculpture

Simons Center Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of the SYNERGY exhibition featuring the works of sculptor William Duffy and the choreographer William Forsythe’s website based project with The Ohio State University. This multi–media exhibit emphasizes the collaboration between artist and research scientist, while also debuting William Duffy’s most recent work for the Simons … Read more

Ocean Beasts

July-August 2012 Most of us perceive Origami and kinetic sculptures as distinctly separate art forms. The OCEAN BEASTS exhibition at the Simons Center for Geometry and Physics, curated by Flo Tarjan, presents both types of artistic vision by the one of the best in their respective fields. This show provides evidence that both creative skills … Read more

Please Join Us This Tuesday Evening for a Special Performance by the QuadrATOMIC Saxophone Quartet

Tuesday May 15th, 2012 7:00pm Wine and Cheese Reception8:00pm QuadrATOMIC Saxophone Quartet Performance in the Simons Center for Geometry and Physics Auditorium, Room 103     Biography QuadrATOMIC Saxophone Quartet brings a refreshing sound and attitude to the world of chamber music through their passion for playing and presenting music to new audiences.  Formed in 2009, … Read more

The SCGP Cafe Hosts a Transit of Venus Wine and Cheese Event – June 2012

  Transit of Venus  Wine and Cheese Tuesday, June 5th, 2012 5:30pm Simons Center for Geometry and Physics, Stony Brook University Enjoy fine wines from Jamesport vineyard expertly paired with locally sourced cheeses by Chef Paolo while gazing at Venus from the Cafe’s outdoor eating area. $55 per person, cash and credit accepted at the door. … Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Weeks Della Pietra Lectures, May 3-4, 2012

Watch the Videos: SYMMETRY: FOLDING AND UNFOLDING Thursday, May 3rd, 2012 at 2 pm In this hands-on workshop participants will see how every symmetrical pattern has an “unfolded form” and a “folded form” and learn an easy way to name symmetry patterns based on their folded forms. Pre-printed copies of symmetrical patterns will be provided. … Read more

A Staged Reading of QED by Peter Parnell. Thursday, April 26th 7pm

The Simons Center for Geometry and Physics Art Program along with Stony Brook University’s Department of Theater Arts is pleased to host a staged reading of Peter Parnell’s QED, a play about the life and work of renowned Physicist Richard Feynman. Seating is general, admission is free and open to the public. For dramaturgy and … Read more

Dr. William Bialek to give a series of Della Pietra Lectures, April 19-20, 2012

On Thursday, April 19th and Friday, April 20th noted Physicist William Bialek will deliver four talks for the Della Pietra Lecture Series at the Simons Center for Geometry and Physics, Stony Brook University. Dr. Bialek’s first talk, to be held on Thursday, April 19th at 11:00 am in SCGP Lecture Hall, Room 102 is entitled, “150 years … Read more

How Thinks Works Exhibit Closes Today

The How Thinks Works Exhibit curated by Nina Douglas will close in the SCGP Art Gallery on Tuesday, February 28th. This exhibition featured the works of Tatjana Busch, Ji Choi, Helaman Ferguson, Pi (Andrew Logan), Lydia Nestor, Peter Nicks, Robert Michael Smith, Kiki Smith, and the Houdini Collective led by Nina Douglas (works not yet … Read more