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Upcoming Events

PLEASE NOTE: Masks are required for all visitors. Learn more on our COVID Information page.

The Science History Institute produces a wide range of virtual and in-person events aimed at students, educators, scientific professionals, scholars, science history lovers, and the intellectually curious.

Public Events
Saturday, January 22, 2022

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED.

Joseph Priestley Society
Thursday, January 27, 2022

This virtual talk features the Institute’s Roger Turner, who will explore how seemingly neutral medical instruments can amplify racial biases.

Museum Program
Friday, February 4, 2022

Our Gallery Guides will take visitors on an interactive water journey using objects from our handling collection.

Joseph Priestley Society
Thursday, February 10, 2022

This virtual talk features Sheri Schully, acting chief medical and scientific officer of this NIH-led program.

Public Events
Saturday, February 12, 2022

This “drop-in” tour explores the vital impacts made by engaged communities on scientific discovery, environmental justice, and public health.

Science on Tap
Monday, February 14, 2022

Alexis Schulman will discuss “Green City, Clean Waters,” an innovative project that aims to protect Philadelphia’s rivers and streams from sewage pollution.

For Families
Saturday, February 19, 2022

Dive into a day of family-friendly, water-related activities that includes storytime and exploration of our exhibitions.

Public Events
Saturday, February 26, 2022

This “drop-in” tour explores the vital impacts made by engaged communities on scientific discovery, environmental justice, and public health.

Museum Program
Friday, March 4, 2022

Our Gallery Guides will take visitors on an interactive water journey using objects from our handling collection.

Museum Program
Friday, April 1, 2022

Our Gallery Guides will take visitors on an interactive water journey using objects from our handling collection.

Museum Program
Friday, May 6, 2022

Our Gallery Guides will take visitors on an interactive water journey using objects from our handling collection.

Research
Monday, May 16, 2022

Attend a virtual training workshop in oral history and research interview methodologies.

Conferences and Symposia
Thursday, June 2, 2022

The 2022 Gordon Cain Conference will explore the entanglements of science and labor as they have emerged around the globe between the 16th century and today.

Conferences and Symposia
Monday, June 13, 2022

This conference will focus on the fascinating interplay of science, technology, and international affairs after the Second World War.