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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.

February 24, 2018
Public Events

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

February 26, 2018
Brown Bag Lectures

Join us for a talk by Jody A. Roberts, director of the Institute for Research, Science History Institute.

March 3, 2018
Public Events

What goes into creating delicious charcuterie? Why is honey such a good preservative? Find out on a mini culinary adventure with Urban Farmer!

March 8, 2018
Joseph Priestley Society

Join us after work for the March JPS symposium “Exploring the Public Perception of the Chemical Enterprise.”

March 10, 2018
Saturday Speaker

From cheaply printed black-and-white etchings found in the 1890s Review of Reviews to the brightly colored panels of Wonder Woman comics, how does pop culture view the place of women in scientific fields? 

March 10, 2018
WikiSalon

Wikipedia experts and novices alike gather for discussion and collaboration.

March 12, 2018
Science on Tap

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

March 19, 2018
Brown Bag Lectures

Join us for a talk by Megan Piorko, Allington Fellow at the Science History Institute.

March 20, 2018
Public Events

Discover the scientific and philanthropic legacy of chemist and entrepreneur Dr. Arnold O. Beckman.

March 21, 2018
Conferences and Symposia

Join us this March at the Science History Institute in Philadelphia as we bring history to bear on the challenges of the present.

March 24, 2018
Public Events

Victorians used real human hair to create decorative mementos in honor of their departed loved ones. We’ve teamed up with the Atlas Obscura Society Philly for a special evening dedicated to the art, beauty, and mystery surrounding this historical practice.

March 31, 2018
Public Events

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

April 9, 2018
Brown Bag Lectures

Join us for a talk by Lijing Jiang, the Haas Postdoctoral Fellow at the Science History Institute.

April 9, 2018
Science on Tap

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

April 14, 2018
Saturday Speaker

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

April 14, 2018
WikiSalon

Wikipedia experts and novices alike gather for discussion and collaboration.

April 16, 2018
Brown Bag Lectures

Join us for a talk by Spring Greeney, Visiting Dissertation Fellow at the Science History Institute.

April 23, 2018
Brown Bag Lectures

Join us for a talk by Carin Berkowitz, Carin Berkowitz, director of the Center for Historical Research, Science History Institute.

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.

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