Through the NYSCI Newsroom, you can learn about the events, programs and stories of NYSCI, New York City’s hands-on science museum. High-res photos and video, as well as current press releases, are available for download to use in news coverage, blog posts and other stories about NYSCI.

To schedule a media visit, news filming, or interview with a NYSCI expert, please contact: Mary Record, mrecord@nysci.org, ph: 718-595-9123.

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Diversity in Action

Developing Bright Minds

May/June 2020

In this feature article, you can learn about the various programs offered by the Alan J. Friedman Center for the Development of Young Scientists.

https://mydigitalpublication.com/publication/?i=659119&ver=html5&p=12

New York Times

8 Things to Do With Your Kids in N.Y.C. This Weekend

December 26, 2019

NYSCI’s annual holiday event, ReMake the Holidays, is highlighted in this weekly column about kids activities in the city.

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/12/26/arts/nyc-this-weekend-childrens-events.html

Spectrum News NY1

Record-Setting Gingerbread House Maker At It Again in Queens 

December 20, 2019

NY1’s Stephanie Simon spends some time with GingerBread Lane creator Jon Lovitch and his 15-month-old daughter Cecilia.

https://www.ny1.com/nyc/all-boroughs/news/2019/12/20/record-setting-gingerbread-house-maker-at-it-again-in-queens

WJLA

Marking the world’s largest gingerbread village is a full-time job for a New York City chef

December 12, 2019

Read about NYSCI’s GingerBread Lane, plus get some tips for building and decorating your own gingerbread house making.

https://wjla.com/news/offbeat/making-the-worlds-largest-gingerbread-village-is-a-full-time-job-for-a-new-york-city-chef

Newsday

Queens chef lovingly makes GingerBread Lane display over the course of a year

December 3, 2019

Newsday talks to GingerBread Lane creator Jon Lovitch in this fun video.

https://www.newsday.com/news/new-york/gingerbread-lane-house-jon-lovitch-1.38913800

 

Queens Public Television

Around Queens: Picturing Women in Space

December 3, 2019

QPTV interviews Julie Wosk, the curator of Imagining Women in Space, a photography exhibit currently at NYSCI.

https://www.qptv.org/content/around-queens-picturing-women-space

Fortune

Legos Aren’t Just for Kids: This Artist Tours the World Recreating Famous Paintings With Them

November 28, 2019

Read about Nathan Sawaya, the artist behind The Art of the Brick.

https://fortune.com/longform/lego-sculptures-the-art-of-the-brick-nathan-sawaya/

New York Times

8 Things to Do With Your Kids This Weekend

November 21, 2019

In their weekly column of things to do in NYC, New York Times says you may want “consider replacing Thanksgiving with ‘Bugsgiving,'” referring to NYSCI’s Holiday Food Science Festival. They also note that “die-hard sugar fans won’t want to miss the opening of GingerBread Lane…”

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/11/21/arts/nyc-this-weekend-childrens-events.html

Thrillist

Everything You Need to Eat, Drink, See and Do in NYC This Weekend

November 21, 2019

Thrillist highlights our GingerBread Lane and Holiday Food Science Festival in their roundup of the best things to help you get into the holiday mood.

https://www.thrillist.com/events/new-york/things-to-do-in-nyc-this-weekend

Queens Courier

Hello Sweetie! It’s GingerBread Lane Time at New York Hall of Science in Queens

November 20, 2019

Read all about this year’s GingerBread Lane display.
https://qns.com/story/2019/11/20/hello-sweetie-its-gingerbread-lane-time-at-new-york-hall-of-science-in-queens/

FOX 5 NY

Interview with director Sean Casey

November 17, 2019

FOX 5 NY’s Ernie Anastos interviews Sean Casey, director of Back from the Brink, now playing in NYSCI’s theater.

https://www.fox5ny.com/video/625991

CUNY-TV

Simply Science

November 6, 2019

Learn about flight with CUNY-TV’s Barry Mitchell and NYSCI Explainer James Creed.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kCrqdvxRar8&t=33s

Queens Courier

New York Hall of Science receives $500,000 grant to advance STEM education

November 6, 2019

Learn about an exciting new partnership with NYSCI and Cognizant U.S. Foundation to inspire more than 1,000 students and their families in STEM.

https://qns.com/story/2019/11/06/new-york-hall-of-science-receives-500000-grant-to-advance-stem-education/

Mommy Poppins

12 Must-Do 2019 Holiday Events in NYC for Kids

November 3, 2019

GingerBread Lane makes this list of “… the absolute best ways to get into the spirit of the season…”

https://mommypoppins.com/new-york-city-kids/holidays/12-must-do-holiday-events-for-nyc-kids

Honoring the Future

Climate Art Beat: Fall/Winter Calendar

October 29, 2019

Climate Art Beat features NYSCI’s Connected Worlds as one of the “10 pioneering climate art events” for fall and winter.

https://www.honoringthefuture.org/climate-art-beat/

New York Times

9 Things to Do With Your Kids in N.Y.C. This Weekend 

October 24, 2019

NYSCI’s Halloween event, Dead or Alive, is highlighted in this guide to cultural events in New York City.

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/24/arts/nyc-this-weekend-childrens-events.html

Queens Chronicle

The atmosphere is no glass ceiling 

October 17, 2019

The Queens Chronicle chats with Julie Wosk, curator of NYSCI’s photography exhibit, Imaging Women in Space.

https://www.qchron.com/qboro/stories/the-atmosphere-is-no-glass-ceiling/article_04fccb7f-b617-5241-90aa-43c02e1604fc.html

Mommy Poppins

New Art of the Brick Exhibit Dazzles at New York Hall of Science 

October 10, 2019

A first-hand account of NYSCI’s special exhibition, The Art of the Brick.

https://mommypoppins.com/new-york-city-kids/museums/new-art-of-the-brick-exhibit-dazzles-at-new-york-hall-of-science

Your AAA Daily

Spend a Day at the New York Hall of Science

October 8, 2019

AAA talks about The Art of the Brick, GingerBread Lane and more in this feature on a day trip to NYSCI.

https://magazine.northeast.aaa.com/daily/travel/day-trips/new-york-hall-of-science/

The New York Times

7 Things to Do With Your Kids in N.Y.C. This Weekend

October 3, 2019

The New York Times includes The Art of the Brick in their weekly guide to cultural events in New York City.

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/03/arts/nyc-this-weekend-childrens-events.html