Great Hall History

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Björk’s Biophilia Premieres at NYSCI

Last night was the first of six sold-out concerts by Björk, premiering her new project Biophilia. Ffollowing sold-out residencies in Manchester (UK) and Reykjavik (Iceland) in 2011, the NYSCI residency will be followed by four shows at Roseland Ballroom in Manhattan, from February 6 through March…

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Arc Attack Live at WMF2010

Video from the audience at day two of World Maker Faire 2010.  Arc Attack covers “Ironman” on the Tesla Coils.

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Case Study of a Spalling Intervention

STRUCTURAL, the specialty firm hired to repair the spalling and deterioration on the Great Hall facade, has posted a case study of the project on their website: “The pre-cast panels were cracking between the pieces of glass and the edges of the panel and the…

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Katie Orlinsky for The New York Times

Flights of Fancy Delight, Even Those of Paper Wings

“On Saturday, the Great Hall again became a testing ground for paper airplanes, as dozens of children and a few adults flung their creations into the air in preparation for a public arts event and contest inspired by the 1967 competition. This time there were…

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Good time to fix aging Great Hall

(Read the article here.) The Daily News checks in on the restoration of the Great Hall .

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Lightforms ’98

New York Hall of Science and Art and Science Collaborations, Inc announce the winners of Lightforms ’98 April 18 – May 31, 1998 “The vast darkened space of the Great Hall offers a majestic showcase for lightart, which will most likely be one of the…

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