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Upcoming Events

The Science History Institute produces a wide range of public programs and events aimed at students, scholars, scientific professionals, and all who are intellectually curious.

April 25, 2018
Science Festival

Join local scientists and researchers as they explore the moment science sparked their passion. 

April 28, 2018
Public Events

Explore the highlights of our permanent collection and changing exhibitions on a drop-in tour with our experienced staff.

April 30, 2018
Brown Bag Lectures

Join us for a talk by Robert Fox, Presidential Fellow at the Science History Institute.

May 1, 2018
Conferences and Symposia

The T. T. Chao Symposium on Innovation is designed to explore issues of innovation as they relate to the historical, current, and future role of Houston as a leader in technologically based society. 

May 4, 2018
Exhibitions and Special Events

Join us for the opening celebration of our newest exhibition, Age of Alchemy!

May 7, 2018
Brown Bag Lectures

Join us for a talk by Juan Felipe Moreno, Cain Postdoctoral Fellow at the Science History Institute.

May 9, 2018
Conferences and Symposia

Heritage Day is the Science History Institute’s annual celebration of the achievements and promise of the sciences and technologies that shape material culture and innovation.

May 12, 2018
Saturday Speaker

This event has been cancelled!

May 12, 2018
WikiSalon

Wikipedia experts and novices alike gather for discussion and collaboration.

May 14, 2018
Science on Tap

Eat. Drink. Science! Join this monthly Philadelphia Science Café for your mind and your stomach.

May 17, 2018
Public Events

Can you tell fact from fiction? Find out as our fellows and research staff face off in a battle of wits.

May 19, 2018
History Lab

Calling all educators! We need your feedback to help us adapt our History Lab program for classrooms.

May 26, 2018
Public Events

Explore the highlights of our permanent collection and changing exhibitions on a drop-in tour with our experienced staff.

June 1, 2018
Conferences and Symposia

The Science History Institute is pleased to partner with the National Academy of Engineering to present “Anticipating the Future: Historical Narratives, Imagination, and Innovation.”

June 2, 2018
History Lab

Want to explore big ideas with real-world significance? Ready for robust conversation with your friends and neighbors? Join us for History Lab.

June 4, 2018
Research

Researchers are invited to attend a weeklong training workshop in oral history and research interview methodologies.

June 9, 2018
Saturday Speaker

Dive into fascinating stories of science with our Saturday speaker series!

June 9, 2018
WikiSalon

Wikipedia experts and novices alike gather for discussion and collaboration.

June 11, 2018
Science on Tap

Eat. Drink. Science! Join this monthly Philadelphia Science Café for your mind and your stomach.

June 28, 2018
Public Events

Do you ever look back at key moments in history and think, “I would’ve made a better choice”? We’ll test that assumption using a real-world scenario with local roots.

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