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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.

Saturday, February 9, 2019
Saturday Speaker

A tasty investigation of the fascinating history and sweet science of the cocoa bean.

Saturday, February 9, 2019
WikiSalon

Wikipedia experts and novices alike gather for discussion and collaboration.

Wednesday, February 13, 2019
International Year of the Periodic Table

Grab your science sweetie and find the romance in the pursuit of science and the development of the periodic table.

Thursday, February 14, 2019
International Year of the Periodic Table

Research fellow Roger Turner hosts the February gathering of the Joseph Priestley Society.

Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Brown Bag Lectures

Join us for a talk by Alex Mazzaferro, a postdoctoral fellow at the American Philosophical Society.

Thursday, March 7, 2019
Life Sciences Pioneers Dinner

A gathering to celebrate the Boston/Cambridge biotech community, this event features a networking reception and a brief discussion led by a small panel of biotech leaders.

Saturday, March 9, 2019
Saturday Speaker

How can we use light to study things we can’t touch? How did we discover dark matter—something we can’t even see?

Saturday, March 9, 2019
WikiSalon

Wikipedia experts and novices alike gather for discussion and collaboration.

Tuesday, April 2, 2019
Life Sciences Pioneers Dinner

A gathering to celebrate the Bay Area biotech community, this event features a networking reception and a brief discussion led by a small panel of biotech leaders.

Saturday, April 13, 2019
Saturday Speaker

How can art have a positive effect on the patient experience? Join Susan Summerton—a physician who recently discovered her artistic side—to learn about a new form of art that is a fascinating blend of medicine and science.

Friday, April 26, 2019
Programs, Lectures, and Talks

Participate in a communitywide celebration of science!

Saturday, May 11, 2019
International Year of the Periodic Table

How can art help us find meaning and inspiration for interpreting the periodic table?

Saturday, May 11, 2019
WikiSalon

Wikipedia experts and novices alike gather for discussion and collaboration.

Saturday, June 8, 2019
WikiSalon

Wikipedia experts and novices alike gather for discussion and collaboration.

Saturday, July 13, 2019
WikiSalon

Wikipedia experts and novices alike gather for discussion and collaboration.

Saturday, August 10, 2019
WikiSalon

Wikipedia experts and novices alike gather for discussion and collaboration.

Saturday, September 14, 2019
WikiSalon

Wikipedia experts and novices alike gather for discussion and collaboration.

Saturday, October 12, 2019
WikiSalon

Wikipedia experts and novices alike gather for discussion and collaboration.

Saturday, November 9, 2019
WikiSalon

Wikipedia experts and novices alike gather for discussion and collaboration.

Saturday, December 14, 2019
WikiSalon

Wikipedia experts and novices alike gather for discussion and collaboration.