Fermilab Art Gallery

Where Art & Science Collide – Employee Art Show 2020 Don’t forget to drop your artwork in the Art Gallery on Wednesday, Jan. 8, from 8-10 a.m. The reception is on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 5-7 p.m. Hope to see you!

From WDCB’s First Light, Nov. 17, 2019: It’s hard to imagine the number of experiments that have been conducted and the discoveries made at Fermilab over its more than 50-year history. Fermilab photographer Reidar Hahn, who had rare access to many of those tests and scientific advances for more than 30 years of the lab’s life, is preparing to step down. Hear what Hahn, Fermilab Director Nigel Lockyer and Fermilab Art Gallery curator Georgia Schwender have to say about Hahn’s work in this 14-minute piece.

Hahn shot first

Reidar Hahn

After 32 years as Fermilab’s staff photographer, Reidar Hahn is retiring – and saying farewell with a final collection of photos in Fermilab’s art gallery. The exhibit will run from Nov. 6, 2019, to Jan. 3, 2020, with a free artist’s reception on Nov. 8.

Join us today in the Art Gallery at noon for a Gallery Talk by Shanthi Chandrasekar and at 5-7pm for the Opening Reception of Cosmic Design. Chandrasekar states, “Curiosity has been my driving force, leading me to ask questions about everything around me. This has led to my constant exploration and experimentation of ideas and thoughts based on scientific and philosophical enquiry. Combining scientific facts and theories with my wild imagination has been fruitful in creating artwork that questions our…

In the world of particle physics, scientists work with tiny, invisible particles, tracking their collisions and interactions with one another. But what if you could render them as music? What would these songs of the subatomic sound like? Adam Nadel, Fermilab’s 2018 artist-in-residence, worked with scientists at Fermilab and set out to do just that. Read on to hear his music.

Staff install art as artist Jane Barthes takes a photo. Barthes will give a talk on Wednesday, Feb. 13, at noon in the Art Gallery. All are welcome. people, art, arts, Fermilab Art Gallery Photo: Georgia Schwender

Staff install art as artist Jane Barthes takes a photo. Barthes will give a talk on Wednesday, Feb. 13, at noon in the Art Gallery. All are welcome.