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Lorentz Center 20 years

This year the Lorentz Center celebrates its 20th anniversary.

On this occasion we have organized the exhibition:
Beyond The Edge of Research
Highlights of 20 years Lorentz Center


The exhibition is now relocated in the Leiden City Hall

You could visit the exhibition every weekday during the office hours 08:30 - 17:00 and on Saturday from 09:00 - 13:00

Address: Stadhuisplein 1, Leiden

Information about the exhibition

What can be achieved when we bring together a diverse group of researchers - young and old,
newcomers and Nobel Prize winners, from similar fields and completely different disciplines - for a few days,
in one location, with time to think about research? The exhibition celebrates 20 years of innovative Lorentz Center workshops.

The exhibition has been curated by Marthe Sophie. She is an artistic project developer and artist.
She has a special interest in the relation between imagination and science in which scientific images play an important role (see www.newrealism.org).

Also see Twentieth anniversary of the Lorentz Center






The festive opening of the exhibition took place in de Oude UB on 28 June 2017.

Opening of the exhibition by mayor of Leiden, Henri Lenferink

Speech by Mark Rutgers, dean of the Faculty of Humanities

Curator Marthe Sophie shares her enthusiasm for scientific images