This year, the Chicago Science Festival, hosted by the Illinois Science Council, will feature an event called Science as Art.  We invite you to submit artistic and scientific images from your work for consideration.  Images ranging from the tiniest nanoparticles and neurons to the largest galactic images, including all types of microscopy and other scientific photography, are welcome.  Submissions will be accepted from now until April 22, 2018.

Science as Art will take place on May 8, 2018 at STUDIO Xfinity, 901 W. Weed Street in Chicago from 5:30-8:30 pm.

Left to right, images courtesy of: Mark McClendon (Northwestern), Dana Simmons (University of Chicago), Camila Manoel Crnkovic and Rojin Ahadi (UIC), and Henry Chan (Argonne).

Submission Information

All submissions must be emailed to with “ScienceAsArt_FirstNameLastName” in the subject line.
Only digital submissions will be considered. All images must have a title, author(s), affiliated institution(s), and 2-3 sentence description in layterms.

We look forward to seeing your SciArt!


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