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Experience Science, the Arts, & Culture

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.  

Women & Science Lecture and Luncheon

12:00 PM Lecture | 1:00 PM Luncheon

From the Clinic to the Bench and Back:
Insights into the Genetics of Neurological Disorders



Rockefeller University Council

Council is an international advisory group of distinguished individuals committed to the advancement of science for the benefit of humanity. Members serve as ambassadors for the University, increasing awareness of Rockefeller’s scientific and educational mission while providing support for biomedical research.

Science Saturday

Presented by RockEDU Science Outreach
10:30 AM – 3:00 PM

All children must be accompanied by an adult chaperone and be in grades K–8 during the 2024–2025 academic year to attend.

Registration information to follow

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

2024–2025 Season

September 24, 2024 – Zlatomir Fung
October 31, 2024 – Isidore String Quartet
February 5, 2025 – SPA Trio
March 6, 2025 – Goldmund Quartet with Gloria Chien
March 27, 2025 – Lise de la Salle
April 16, 2025 – Junction Trio
May 20, 2025 – The Harlem Chamber Players


Attendees enjoy an event at Rockefeller University

Events for University Friends

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: