CERN Accelerating science


Particle physics and the arts are inextricably linked: both are ways to explore our existence, what it is to be human and our place in the universe. The two fields are natural creative partners for innovation, research and development.

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Collide@CERN Geneva Artists

for Electron Festival 25-27th March 2016.

Free entrance, registration required. Registration opens February 24th, 2016.


Current Artists at CERN: Accelerate@CERN Taiwan.


Arts@CERN consists of three strands:

Collide@CERN Artists Residencies

Accelerate@CERN Artists Research

Visiting Artists - up to 12 emerging and established artists are selected for a self funded fully curated visit for up to two days.

The arts programme comes under the auspices of CERN's Cultural Policy for Engaging with the Arts, Great Arts for Great Science adopted by the laboratory in 2011.