Columbia University Community Day

Saturday, April 13, 2019 - 12:00pm
Event Info
Cost: 
Free
Contact Phone: 
212-854-5141
Recommended Age: 
All

Columbia University's Manhattanville Campus inaugurates the Spring season with a bunch of family-friendly activities.

Lenfest Center for the Arts
615 W. 129th St.
12n & 3pm
Mad Science Movie Day features two different film versions of the story of a scatterbrained scientist who invents flying rubber (or “flubber”) that can do magical things. Catch a screening of either The Absent-Minded Professor (1961) at noon or Flubber (1997) at 3pm. Registration recommended.
12n-6pm
The School of the Arts presents a virtual reality (VR) experience with screenings of Australian filmmaker Lynette Wallworth’s Collisions and Awavena in the lobby of the Lenfest Center for the Arts.

Jerome L. Greene Science Center
609 W. 129th St.
1pm-4pm
Saturday Science returns with a Mad Science theme featuring tools and technology in science. Hold a real brain, learn about the cells that are inside, create squishy brain cells that light up, and operate a laboratory-grade microscope and virtual reality devices.

The Wallach Art Gallery
615 W. 129th St.
1pm-4pm
Discover what it means to be an artist. Families explore working with artist tools to design and decorate tote bags. Drop by and have fun with the Wallach outside The Small Square in front of the Lenfest Center for the Arts (rain location: The Forum).

The Wellness Center
The Forum, 125th St. and Broadway
1pm-4pm
Slime Time - Learn about the science behind the wellness benefits of the popular gooey concoction. In The Forum Lobby. Registration recommended.

Columbia University Mannhattanville Campus
129th Street and Broadway Various Locations
10027 New York , NY
Phone: 212-854-5141
40° 48' 58.6836" N, 73° 57' 27.7452" W
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