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Science History Institute Launches New Season of ‘Distillations’ Podcast

Weekly episodes explore surprising stories about color, drug treatments, psychiatry, and more starting June 4.

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A Crushing Task

On the hunt for the historical sources of an underappreciated field: mechanochemistry.

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Wawa Welcome America: Free Museum Day

Join us for family-friendly programming as part of Wawa Welcome America’s 4th of July Free Museum Days!

Saturday, June 22

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The Story of Ramie: From Seed to Finished Garment

Stunningly detailed watercolors displayed on the Institute’s Chestnut Street façade explore the fascinating history of this natural textile.

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Curious Histories Fest: Color Your World

Join us for a FREE daylong celebration of the color in your world with family-friendly activities, museum tours, food trucks, and more. The first 150 visitors receive a free serving of water ice!

Saturday, June 8 | 11am–3pm

Collect. Preserve. Interpret. Share.

Through research, storytelling, public programming, and educational outreach, we reveal how science is embedded in our daily lives.


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