Exhibits

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Turning Flagging Tape into Art

Beginning September 12, NYSCI will be home to artist Dick Esterle’s newest endeavor, Scattered Light, a colorful piece that plays with space, light, color and perception. Scattered Light consists of 528 26-foot lengths of fluorescent orange and pink flagging tape, which is commonly used in…

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SCIENCE INSPIRES ART: The Brain

October 11, 2014 – March 29, 2015 View images of original art (digital images, paintings, collage, installation, sculpture, etc.), inspired or informed by various aspects of the brain and new discoveries in neuroscience. The 16th international art-sci juried exhibition is organized by Art & Science…

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Scattered Light

September 12, 2014 – September 13, 2015 Scattered Light consists of 528 25-foot lengths of fluorescent orange and pink flagging tape hanging inside the entrance to NYSCI. Created by artist, architect and inventor Dick Esterle, the piece takes advantage of the circular shape of NYSCI’s entrance,…

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Saturn (as part of “Scale Model of the Solar System”)

June 15 – October 12, 2014 View Chris Burden’s Saturn, a metal ball bearing and integral component of “Scale Model of the Solar System,” a Queens-wide public art installation that is part of the Queens Museum’s summer exhibition Bringing the World into the World. The…

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Science at the Fairs

The role and use of science in the 1939/40 and the 1964/65 World’s Fairs were emblematic of their respective historical contexts. The representation of science at both Fairs was varied – both presented it simultaneously as rational, magical and beneficial. See photos and images of…

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Outdoor Activities

For a list of all our outdoor activities available to school groups and Summer camp groups, click here.

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Exhibits

For a list of all exhibits on display currently on at NYSCI, click here.

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Wild Minds – What Animals Really Think

May 17 – August 31, 2014 Through videos, games and displays, discover the similarities between human and animal cognition. Exhibits include: Is This Thinking? – Using a large, touch screen monitor, weigh in on whether the animal behaviors you observe (via video clips) are hard-wired…

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Design Lab Opening

Experience Design Lab, a new permanent exhibition consisting of five distinct “pods” that will allow visitors to engage in activities, experiments and challenges that provide a deeper understanding of engineering and the design process. Free with NYSCI admission.

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Design Lab

Design Lab is NYSCI’s newest experience that taps into people’s natural tendency to be inventive and resourceful in finding solutions to basic engineering and design challenges. Design Lab consists of five visually and thematically distinct activity areas that evoke a sense of childlike playfulness and…

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Olympus BioScapes

View some of the winning images of Olympus America’s annual digital imaging competition. The Olympus BioScapes Competition is widely recognized as the world’s foremost showcase for outstanding images and movies of life science subjects captured through light microscopes. The exhibition will be on display at…

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Princeton’s Art of Science

Princeton’s annual Art of Science competition challenges scientists “to record the sometimes fleeting moments when science becomes art.” The Art of Science exhibition explores the interplay between science and art. Both of these disciplines involve the pursuit of those moments of discovery when what is…

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Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition

View the winners of the 2013 annual Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition, which recognizes excellence of images of things visible under a microscope. Free with NYSCI admission.

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Human Plus: Real Lives + Real Engineering

This interactive exhibition tells stories of engineers and users who design technologies to help themselves and others achieve their goals. Free with NYSCI admission.

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Olympus BioScapes Imaging Competition

View winning images from the 2012 Olympus BioScapes Digital Imaging Competition. Free with NYSCI admission.

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Charlie & Kiwi’s Evolutionary Adventure

Go on an evolutionary adventure and discover the link between dinosaurs and modern birds in this bilingual English/Spanish exhibition.

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Science Inspires Art: The Cosmos

View images from ASCI’s 15th international competition and exhibition.

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NYSCI’s New Mars Rover

Meet Camille, NYSCI’s new Mars Rover. Named after one of her creators, Camille was built by the Beatty sisters–Camille and Genevieve–along with their father, Robert at the headquarters of Beatty Robotics a.k.a the workshop in the garage of their home in Ashville, NC. Video won’t…

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Arthur Ashe Learning Center Inspirational Tour

Learn about the life of legendary tennis player Arthur Ashe through touchscreens, motion paintings, augmented reality, and more. Free.

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GingerBread Lane

Marvel at homemade gingerbread houses.

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