Prior to Brain Awareness Week, we encouraged you to watch our video on how to organize a successful brain fair, and now that Brain Awareness Week is here, we encourage you to see one in action! Across the globe, brain fairs—stations with activities and information about the brain set up at hospitals, universities, community centers, and more—are a popular activity for organizers and attendees alike. They’re a great way to share a range of brain science topics, while also drawing attention to the work or focus of the organizer.
In New York City this week, we have our pick of brain fairs to attend—so we’ve chosen to attend several of them! We offer some highlights in photos from the NYC brain fair scene.
BioBase Harlem at Columbia’s Zuckerman Institute:
Beautiful brain art gallery
So, as you can see, there’s something for everyone! Brain Awareness Week continues through Sunday, March 17, but there are events planned throughout the month. Visit our global events calendar to find an activity in your area!