Public Programs

Public Programs

Public programming reflects, highlights and responds to the exciting topics in focus at NYSCI. On-going research, prototyping as well as temporary and permanent exhibits inform fun and engaging experiences that take the forms of: live auditorium shows, large-scale events and festivals, temporary installations, as well as workshops.

NYSCI actively seeks to work with a variety of institutions, organizations, partner groups and individuals to bring our programming to new audiences and build levels of accessibility.

  • World Maker Faire

    Maker-FaireA family fun festival to MAKE, create, learn, invent, craft, recycle, build, think, play and be inspired by celebrating arts, crafts, engineering, food, music, science and technology.

  • Imagine Science Film Festival Screening: Short Film Program / Science for Nanos

    Image_Science for Nanos_fall 17Science for Nanos, the long-running series of family matinee programs at the Imagine Science Film Festival, returns to NYSCI with a new selection of unique, informative and inspiring films for younger

  • Museum Makers: Designing with Data

    Museum-Maker(Workshop is fully booked) Explore the museum’s exhibits through the eyes of scientists. Ask questions, collect data, uncover patterns, and design and create your very own exhibit.

  • Rocket Park Recess 2017

    Rocket-Park-RecessCome to NYSCI this summer for outdoor, hands-on experiments and action.

  • Rocket Park Recess 2017

    Rocket-Park-RecessCome to NYSCI this summer for outdoor, hands-on experiments and action.

  • Rocket Park Recess 2017

    Rocket-Park-RecessCome to NYSCI this summer for outdoor, hands-on experiments and action.

  • Carnegie Hall Neighborhood Concert: Sbongiseni Duma

    Carnegie Hall Image_June 4When singer, songwriter, dancer, and choreographer Sbongiseni Duma takes the stage, he transports audience members to South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal province.

  • Dead or Alive: Special Effects

    dead-AliveMeet special effects artists and technologists, while participating in hands-on activities and exploring the science of creepy.

  • Bug Day

    Bug-DayHold bugs, motorize and animate bugs, or take a carnivorous plant workshop at this one-day, annual event.

  • Monkey Spot Scavenger Hunts

    monkeyspot_logoGain new perspectives on the exhibits of NSYCI with three super fun Monkey Spot Scavenger Hunts.

  • NYSCI After Dark

    ADAn event series that allows adults an opportunity to enjoy the museum after hours and without younger museumgoers.

  • Designing the Future of Science Discovery

    Screen Shot 2015-06-01 at 10.06.45 AMNYSCI's inaugural design fellow who's changing the way kids connect with science and making.