Program Goals

  • Present works combining art, science, and culture in presenting astronomy
  • Provide different perspectives on the intersection of art and science
  • Present astronomy as the source of inspiration in art and culture
  • Provide a residency program for artists to make use of AWB's community and resources in creating unique works of art

Latest News

Jun 28

HYPOTHETICAL

By Eido Boru, Brisbane, Australia

Vulcan, a tiny red dot Some say it is Some say it is not Intra-Mercurial Or perhaps a sunspot Newton's gravitation Says it doesn't exist Einstein's equation Agrees – not... Read More..

Jun 28

Tale of a Troubled Galaxy

by Harley White

Life oftentimes can be fast and furious, as dramatized in this cosmic sight which piqued the wonder of gazers curious, seeking to grasp the star system's plight. Albeit as jellyfish... Read More..

Jun 16

2017 AstroPoetry Winners - Adult Category

Congratulations Entrants

First Place Sushil Dawka, Curepipe, Mauritius On looking up: I lay upon my back last night and looked up at the stars, And listened to the seconds, whisper by for... Read More..

Jun 16

2017 AstroPoetry Winners - Young Adult Category

Congratulations Entrants

First Prize Elsa Neuman, Dunedin, New Zealand The Morepork's mournful lament Fluttered eerily across the still night Rising and falling in time with the sigh Of the earth's sleeping breath... Read More..

Jun 16

2017 AstroPoetry Winners - Children's Category

Congratulations Entrants

First Place Harshiet Sinha, New Delhi, India After a young moon sets deeper and deeper the darkness gets, murky depths of the unknown horsehead nebula only the star light collected... Read More..

Jun 14

SEEKING POLARIS

By Bob Eklund, California, U.S.A.

Seeking Polaris Through a small hole in the clouds But not finding it. Seeking my North Star Through a small gap in my gloom Not finding... Read More..