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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.


AEP Ohio President Named COSI Board Chair

12-19-12 (Columbus) – Pablo A. Vegas has been named board chair of COSI's (Center of Science and Industry) board of trustees. He is the president and chief operating officer for American Electric Power (AEP) Ohio, serving approximately 1.44 million customers in Ohio and the northern West Virginia panhandle.

Written by: Jaclyn Reynolds


Astounding Additional Plastinates Remind us to Take Care of our Brains

Limited Time Left to see Gunther von Hagens’ BODY WORLDS & The Brain at COSI

COLUMBUS, OH (December 11, 2012) – Astounding additional plastinates have been added to Gunther von Hagens’ BODY WORLDS & The Brain, now at COSI for a limited engagement. Plastinates titled The Hockey Players, captured in a moment of high-skill movement. They need to balance on the ice, rapidly changing directions, while keeping control of a small puck with a bent stick. They remind us that more we use our muscles, the stronger they get, while underused muscles tend to fade away. They also remind us of the importance of protecting our brains during sports play using helmets and other methods.

Written by: Jaclyn Reynolds


COSI Presents Gunther von Hagens’ BODY WORLDS & The Brain for Limited Engagement

Exhibition opens at COSI October 17, 2012

COLUMBUS, OH (October 15, 2012) – COSI presents Gunther von Hagens’ BODY WORLDS & The Brain, an exhibition opening to the public 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


LEGO® Castle Adventure Opening at COSI

LEGO Systems inspired Multimedia Museum Exhibition Opens September 29, 2012

9-25-12 (Columbus) – Hear ye, hear ye, calling builders of all ages! LEGO® Castle Adventure opens September 29, 2012 at COSI. In LEGO Castle Adventure, children are transported to a LEGO® kingdom where they too can become master castle builders, using one of the greatest materials of all time – LEGO bricks!

Written by: Jaclyn Reynolds


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

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