Fermilab Arts, Lecture and Gallery Series

The Fermilab Arts and Lecture Series serves as an open door between Fermilab and our neighboring communities by offering a diverse array of performing arts performances and lectures that celebrate the artistic and intellectual vision of the lab.

Fermilab Arts & Lectures
At Home

Free registration now available!






Dan Hooper’s talk is now available on Youtube, complete with closed captioning.

More Gallery Talks have been added to our At Home offerings!

Fermilab Arts in the News
Forbes Magazine features David Ibbett, our guest composer, as well as Chris Klapper and Patrick Gallagher, 2020 Artists-in-Residence

See David’s latest installment – Particle of Doubt


Upcoming events

Oct. 16, 2020, 7:30 pm
Dr. Jennifer Raaf, Fermilab
Tickets: Free but registration required
Fermilab was honored to be a part of the international team that developed the MVM or Mechanical Ventilator Milano, a simplified ventilator that went from concept to US Food & Drug Administration approval in just over a month. Learn about this and other ways in which particle physics research has had unanticipated applications in medicine.
Dec. 8, 2020, 7:30 pm
David Ibbett, Fermilab Guest Composer
Tickets: Free but registration required
Join Fermilab's Guest Composer for a musical conversation about his work on Neutrino Music.
Feb. 19, 2021, 7:30 pm
Dr. Gerald Gabrielse, Northwestern University
Tickets: $8
This lecture, originally scheduled for April 3, has been rescheduled for February 19,, 2021. Updated information is available on https://events.fnal.gov/arts-lecture-series/, on our Facebook page, and will be sent via our electronic newsletters. Please be sure to keep checking web pages for updates. If you wish to transfer the value of your ticket purchase into a gift... More »
March 20, 2021, 7:30 pm
Aoife Scott
Tickets: Available Soon
“A FIERY PASSIONATE YOUNG TALENT SPRINGING FROM A FINE MUSICAL FAMILY.”— HOTPRESS Born into the legendary Black Family, Aoife is steadily rising to the top of the traditional and folk music scene, and has long enjoyed success as an established artist in her own right. Fragile and ethereal one minute and strong and vibrant the next, her dynamic and profound vocals explore the emotional depths of her lyrics, leaving the audience entranced.
April 17, 2021, 7:30 pm
Tickets: Available Soon
Cordis, in partnership with the National Geographic Society, presents Condition Blue. This work artfully weaves the group’s newly developed water-instruments and timbres into the annals of both classic and new CORDIS repertoire. Once the program is crystallized this fall, the ensemble will transition into the production phase with their tech team. Audiences will be able experience the breathtaking visuals of water music coming to life before their eyes!