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COSI is Columbus' dynamic hands-on science center and was recently named the #1 science center in the country by Parents Magazine. COSI features more than 300 interactive exhibitions and over 100,000 square feet of exhibit space, a 7-story Extreme Screen Theater with the largest screen in Ohio, an outdoor science park, a special area for tiny explorers ages 0 through Kindergarten, and the country's only high-wire unicycle. COSI also offers a variety of special events, family programs, camps, and more.

24
September
2012

Masterpieces of Jelly Belly Art on Display at COSI, the Center of Science and Industry

Approximately 84,000 Jelly Belly® Jelly Beans Used to Re-Create Classics

FAIRFIELD, CALIF., August 1, 2012 The Masterpieces of Jelly Belly Bean Art Collection is on exhibit this fall and winter at COSI, the Center of Science and Industry in Columbus, Ohio. Eight massive pieces of art made entirely from Jelly Belly® jelly beans are on display from September 26, 2012 through until January 13, 2013. Each sweet artwork in the collection is a replica of a classic painting found in some of the world’s most prestigious museums.

Written by: Jaclyn Reynolds

18
September
2012

Tickets Now on Sale For Gunther von Hagens’ BODY WORLDS & The Brain

Exhibition opens at COSI October 17, 2012

COLUMBUS, OH (September 14, 2012) – Tickets are now on sale for Gunther von Hagens’ BODY WORLDS & The Brain, an exhibition opening to the public at COSI Wednesday, October 17, 2012. This is the first time BODY WORLDS & The Brain has been in Ohio and the first time a BODY WORLDS exhibition has been offered in central Ohio. This exhibition includes a special feature that unravels the mystery of the mind and secret world of the brain.

Written by: Jaclyn Reynolds

15
August
2012

No Boots Required – Farm Days Come to COSI

Learn what it takes to be a farmer on COSI’s English Plaza

8-14-12 (Columbus) – (Columbus) – COSI brings the farm to the city for the eighth year in a row, as Farm Days: Little Seeds, Big Tractors opens Wednesday, August 15th through Sunday, August 19th. During this event, more than 20 pieces of huge farming equipment will be arranged downtown on COSI’s English Plaza and Washington Blvd.

Written by: Jaclyn Reynolds

23
July
2012

COSI Welcomes New Board Member

7-20-12 (Columbus) – Caroline C. Whitacre, Ph.D. has been named to COSI’s (The Center of Science and Industry) volunteer Board of Trustees. Dr. Whitacre serves as the Vice President for Research at The Ohio State University where she oversees the university’s efforts to stimulate new research and support ongoing activities which include $832 million in research expenditures. She resides in Victorian Village.

Written by: Jaclyn Reynolds

02
July
2012

COSI Teams up with Doodle 4 Google 2012

COSI will Display State Finalist Doodles July 4, 2012

7.2.2012 (Columbus) – COSI will display ten state Finalists’ Doodle 4 Google 2012 doodles starting July 4, 2012. Doodle 4 Google is one of several efforts by Google to encourage and celebrate the creativity of young people by asking students to create their own Google doodle. The theme this year was “If I could travel in time, I’d visit…” Students from all over Ohio and the world entered the Doodle 4 Google contest which gives students a blank canvas to harness their curiosity and imagine past, present, and/or future anywhere in the world.

Written by: Jaclyn Reynolds

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