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Broad Street Review: Eve of Destruction
September 14, 2017
Things aren’t actually disintegrating at the Chemical Heritage Foundation's museum … but they will, which is the point of Things Fall Apart.
CBS: Elements of Life and Death at Chemical Heritage Museum
July 13, 2017
A stone’s throw away from some famous Philly sites is a free museum dedicated to the elements: The Chemical Heritage Museum.
Rebecca Ortenberg, a program associate in the Institute's Institute for Research. Photo by Emma Lee, WHYY.
NewsWorks: Audio tour highlights historic preservation flash points in Philly's Old City
June 19, 2017
The walking tour explores stories of decay, preservation, and renewal in this historic Philadelphia neighborhood, featuring interviews with preservation experts.
The Chemical Heritage Foundation Presents New Exhibition and Walking Tour—Things Fall Apart
June 13, 2017
The Chemical Heritage Foundation opens a new exhibition on June 17, 2017, titled Things Fall Apart. This exhibition and walking tour explore the life and afterlife of things and why (and how) we preserve them.
Robert Anderson
Robert G. W. Anderson Named President of Chemical Heritage Foundation
January 11, 2017
Robert Anderson, former Director of the British Museum, has been selected as the President and CEO of Chemical Heritage Foundation.
Chemical Heritage Foundation Celebrates Archives Month
September 30, 2016
Throughout the month of October our librarians and archivists are making a special effort to introduce the archives to fresh faces.

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