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Science and Inspiration: NYSCI’s Annual Gala Dinner

On November 18, 2014, the New York Hall of Science (NYSCI) hosted their annual Gala dinner, known as “An Evening of Science and Inspiration”, at Manhattan’s Cipriani 42. As NYSCI celebrated its 50th anniversary, the event also honored: – Denise L. Ramos, CEO & President,…

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NYSCI 50th anniversary commemoration

Seth Dubin, Chairman Emeritus, New York Hall of Science, introduces NYSCI’s 50th anniversary at the 2014 NYSCI Gala by remembering it’s roots. NYSCI 50th anniversary commemoration from NYSCI on Vimeo.

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NYSCI Honors Two Leaders of STEM

Earlier this week, NYSCI’s 2014 Evening of Science and Inspiration honored two prominent business leaders who are committed to advancing STEM education and workforce development. Denise Ramos, the chief executive of ITT Corp, received the Distinguished Leadership Award for her leadership in establishing diversity throughout…

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Visitor Experience Associate

JOB DESCRIPTION Position Title: Visitor Experience Associate Department: External Affairs Reports to: Visitor Experience Job Code: 39-7011                                                                             FLSA: Non- exempt Background: The New York Hall of Science presents 450 exhibits, demonstrations and design activities that explain science, technology, engineering and math. A visit to NYSCI…

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NYSCI Gala: Honoring Denise Ramos

On Tuesday, November 18, 2014, NYSCI will be hosting its annual Gala, An Evening of Science and Inspiration, at Cipriani 42 in Manhattan. As a preview, we will be profiling our honorees here on NYSCI’s website. Listed as one of Fortune Magazine’s Biz Person of the Year, NYSCI…

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NYSCI Gala: Honoring Jeanne Sullivan

On Tuesday, November 18, 2014, NYSCI will be hosting its annual Gala, An Evening of Science and Inspiration, at Cipriani 42 in Manhattan. As a preview, we will be profiling our honorees here on NYSCI’s website. NYSCI is proud to honor Jeanne M. Sullivan with the Vision…

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NYSCI Gala: Honoring Shakuntala (Devi) Gopal

On Tuesday, November 18, 2014, NYSCI will be hosting its annual Gala, An Evening of Science and Inspiration, at Cipriani 42 in Manhattan. As a preview, we will be profiling our honorees here on NYSCI’s website. At this year’s gala, NYSCI is pleased to honor and bestow…

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NYSCI Gala: Honoring Alan Friedman (1942 – 2014)

On Tuesday, November 18, 2014, NYSCI will be hosting its annual Gala, An Evening of Science and Inspiration, at Cipriani 42 in Manhattan. As a preview, we will be profiling our honorees here on NYSCI’s website. Alan Friedman was in love with science, but what he loved…

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April 1968: Congratulations to our 1,000,000th visitor

 

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Our “Bare” Fair

Today in the NYSCI Archives: an aerial perspective on Flushing Meadows from 1968. Click to enlarge image.

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Research Fellow-SciPlay

JOB DESCRIPTION Position Title:   Sciplay Research Fellow Department:     Programs and Research Reports to:       Senior Scientist FLSA Status:    Exempt (Professional) Background: The New York Hall of Science (NYSCI) is New York City’s only hands-on science and technology center, with a mission to bring the excitement and…

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Stained Glass feature on the Great Hall, 1965

Last weekend, a few hundred people had a look behind the curtain on the nearly-finished restoration of the Great Hall.  (The scaffolds are down!) There was much discussion about the dalle de verre panels and the care that has gone into their repair. In spring…

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Kathy Ligori

Group Reservationist, External Affairs (718) 595-9154 kligori@nysci.org

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World’s Fair Exhibits in the Hall of Science

More on the occasion of our 50th Birthday. Yesterday, we looked at Wallace Harrison’s iconic Great Hall. Today, let’s look downstairs at what is today known as our Central Pavilion. The galleries were put beneath the main structure due to the soil conditions at the…

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Caroline Young

Portfolio Manager, Institutional Advancement (718) 595-9190 cyoung@nysci.org

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Wallace Harrison’s “Cathedral of Science”

“At a time when science vies with religion in explaining the mysteries of the universe, this is an oddly significant architectural twist.” So wrote Ada Louise Huxtable about Wallace Harrison’s Hall of Science. Harrison said he was simply looking for a new way to build…

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Happy 50th Birthday, New York Hall of Science

September 9 marks fifty years since the dedication of the Hall of Science. On that date in 1964, Mayor Wagner, Robert Moses, and other dignitaries led an hour-long ceremony in the blazing sun while guests “mopped their brows” and murmured to each other that “it’s…

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Julie Burns

Reservation Manager, External Affairs (718) 595-9113 Jburns@nysci.org

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Kelvin Burdier

Visitor Experience Supervisor (718) 683-9375 Kburdier@nysci.org

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Kat Bloomfield

Development Associate (718) 595-9165 Kbloomfield@nysci.org

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