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The Engine Institute, Inc., supports artistic exploration at the frontiers of science and fosters innovation to beneficially impact society and culture.


Firefly Grove is a new site specific installation created by China Blue for the John Brown House Museum in Providence. It will be on exhibit through  April 2015. Read more about it here.

China Blue’s work was reviewed in the November 2012 issue of Sculpture magazine.

The Engine Institute’s President, Dr. Seth Horowitz’s new book “The Universal Sense: How Hearing Shapes the Mind” has been reviewed by Publisher’s Weekly. One of the flattering things they comment on is ”This is an often eloquent introduction to what is known.” Listen to the NPR interview with him about the book.

President, Dr. Seth Horowitz with Peter Schultz of Brown University, presented a poster on 3D data visualization of planets and asteroids for enhanced student comprehension at the Geological Society of America’s annual meeting held in Charlotte, NC.

President, Dr. Seth Horowitz spoke about the science of sound hearing and listening at the Research & Development Department’s Salon 2 “Focus and Distraction” at the Museum of Modern Art, NY, NY.