Programs

NYSCI has weekly programs for Families, Young Children, Teens, Adults, Students & Teachers 

Public Events

NYSCI partners with a variety of organizations and individuals to make our research, prototyping and exhibits, fun and engaging. These programs can be a variety of live shows, large-scale events, festivals, temporary installations, and workshops; ranging from family events to adults only. VIEW CALENDAR

Design-Make-Play Innovation Camps
Mid-Winter & Summer Camp Registration is Open

Design Make Play Innovation Camps are designed to explore concepts in STEM, build problem-solving and communication skills and inspire the next generation of innovators.

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Join scientists in a discussion on the many questions surrounding the possibility of editing the human genome. Should it be regulated? Should it be banned? Who should make these decisions?

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Brain Day
March 16
2 – 4:30 pm

Exhibits, activities and real brains bring neuroscience to life for adults and kids of all ages.

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Exhibits
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Explore ideas such as ecology, connected systems, sustainability and climate change through works created by artist-and-scientist teams.

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Designers-In-Residence 2018
Designers-in-Residence

The Designers-in-Residence (DiR) program has been created to infuse innovation and current design principles, thinking and insight into NYSCI’s Science Career Ladder.

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NYSCI After Dark

NYSCI After Dark is an event series that allows adults an opportunity to enjoy the museum after hours and without younger museumgoers. NYSCI After Dark events present unique experiences that have a focus on NYSCI’s exhibits and space. The series aims to inspire, foster dialogue, and show participants that science museums are not just for kids!

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Maker Space Workshops

Maker Space is a learning environment where children, teens, adults and families can tinker, design and create together.
From workshops in woodworking and plaster casting to electronics and 3D printing, we encourage experimentation, open-ended exploration, and believe that making mistakes is a great way to learn.

Young Children & Families

Make music or play with trains in Preschool Place, design and create together in Little Makers, or sign up for a family workshop. Kids and grown-ups can learn together in these fun programs and spaces.

Camps

Are you looking for a fun and educational adventure for your child during the school break? NYSCI Camps offer a unique experience exploring concepts in science, technology, and engineering through hands-on investigations. Each camp includes interactive activities, exhibit exploration, a student certificate and a free student membership. Camps are available for children in Kindergarten through Grade 5.

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Schools

NYSCI offers learners of all ages many avenues to explore science both in-school and out-of-school. Whether you are a member of a school or community group, a teacher looking to grow as an educator or even in a classroom half a world away, NYSCI has programs and opportunities for you to learn about microbes, atoms, sound waves and so much more!

Design-Make-Play Everyday of the Week

Civil Engineering Day
February 19
11 am – 4 pm

Learn about civil engineering through interactive games, construction challenges, and hands-on activities presented by the metropolitan section of the American Society of Civil Engineers.

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Engineering Week
February 19 to February 23
12 – 4 pm

Celebrating Engineering Week, with talks by different engineers and professionals in the robotics field, along with activities and challenges to put those ideas into practice in NYSCI's Design Lab.

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ASD Workshop: Paint Party
February 24
10:30 am – 12 pm

Investigate colors and invent new ones. Mix up your own batch of washable fluffy paint from everyday ingredients to make a work of art.

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Make It: Felt Painting
February 24
1:30 – 5:30 pm

Be inspired by the microscopic world to create unique and colorful works of wool art.

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