Now in its fifth year, the 2012 Festival brings together many of the world's leading scientific minds with renowned artists and influential thinkers for a five-day celebration that, through discourse and debate, conversation and performance, allows everyone—kids and adults, novice and enthusiast—to experience science in a unique and thrilling way.
Saturday's free event is Innovation Square. It’s an afternoon of demos, challenges, and
interactive activities, suitable for tech enthusiasts of all ages.
Sunday's free event is the Street Fair in Washington Square. Interactive exhibits, experiments, games and shows. Also free is a presentation at the Metropolitan Museum of Art regarding particle physics and their use to authenticate masterpieces of previous centuries.
When: May 30 to June 3
Where: Venues throughout New York; Innovation Square at MetroTech Plaza, Brooklyn