Events

11:00am to 6:00pm
Museum of Science & Industry

Join us for a special exhibition of the Scientific Images Contest at the Museum of Science and Industry. Images will be on display in the museum's main rotunda from May 1–6, 2017. During the week, scientists will host hands-on workshops, called Jr Science Cafes, for visiting school groups. More details to come!

6:00pm to 8:00pm
Northwestern's Tech Institute, Room LR3
Professor Rainier Weiss
11:00am to 1:00pm
Museum of Science and Industry

Come meet the scientists behind the winning images in this year's Capturing the Beauty of Science contest. The Meet the Scientists event will be held alongside the Capturing the Beauty of Science exhibition in the Museum of Science and Industry's main rotunda. 

The exhibition and event is free for all museum visitors, including children and families. Come along and meet real researchers who will share their work and answer your questions!

Find out more about visiting the museum and ticketing options at msichicago.org.

5:30pm to 7:30pm
1871

Come and view award-winning science art from the National Science Foundation’s Visualization Challenge and Northwestern University’s Scientific Image Contest. Enjoy drinks and snacks and mingle with local scientists who will explain the science behind the art. The reception is free and open to the public but requires advance registration.

Learn more and register for a free ticket

 

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