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Experience Science, the Arts, & Culture

The Rockefeller University is an acknowledged cultural center in New York City, offering opportunities throughout the academic year for benefactors and the public to hear from the world’s leaders in science and the arts. The University’s outreach programs include lay-language science lectures, musical performances, and educational initiatives for individuals of all ages.

Elaine Fuchs speaking

Women & Science

For more than twenty five years, the Women & Science initiative has showcased the contributions of women scientists while highlighting the crucial role of basic and clinical research in addressing women’s health concerns and medical issues. In addition to lectures throughout the year, the annual Women & Science Lecture and Luncheon raises support for women scientists at all stages of their careers.  

2022 Pearl Meister Greengard Prize

Prize Recipient:
Katalin Karikó, Ph.D.
Senior Vice President, BioNTech
Adjunct Professor of Neurosurgery
University of Pennsylvania


Parents & Science

Parents & Science

Through programs featuring Rockefeller scientists and guest speakers from such fields as psychology, medicine, education, and the social sciences, Parents & Science provides a resource for families. Programs focus on recent discoveries relevant to the development, health, and well-being of children, from infancy to adolescence.

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A cellist performs in one of the Peggy Rockefeller concerts

Performing Arts Events

The one-of-a-kind domed Caspary Auditorium, with its finely tuned acoustics, is regularly the site of outstanding musical performances by internationally acclaimed artists. The Peggy Rockefeller Concerts will resume for the 2022 Winter–Spring season.  

Peggy Rockefeller Concert Series

January 11, 2022 – Maxwell String Quartet
February 1, 2022 – Misha Dichter
February 16, 2022 – Israeli Chamber Project
March 2, 2022 – Escher Quartet with Roman Rabinovich
March 29, 2022 – Camille Thomas with Roman Rabinovich
April 11, 2022 – Goldstein-Peled-Fiterstein Trio
April 26, 2022 – American String Quartet

Attendees enjoy an event at Rockefeller University

Events for University Friends

The Rockefeller University has a tradition of giving back to the community.  Lectures on the sciences, as well as the arts and humanities, are offered throughout the year to University supporters and the community-at-large. These programs include:

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