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Fall 2014 Adult Courses

Weeknights at the Wagner - Wednesday, September 24. 2014, 6-7:30PM

Organizing Nature: Joseph Leidy and the Design of the Wagner Free Institute of Science - An illustrated presentation about Joseph Leidy, his life and work with Susan Glassman, Executive Director, Wagner Free Institute of Science

Philadelphia Lantern Slide Salon - Wednesday, October 8, 2014, 6-8PM

Part of Archives Month Philly, the salon showcases historic glass lantern slides from the collections of some of the region’s most significant cultural and educational institutions projected in the Wagner's Victorian era lecture hall. 

Family Open House - Saturday, October 18, 2014, 12-4 PM

Animals in Costumes! A Spooky Creature Feature

A Halloween-themed family open house. Come in Costume!! Featuring live animals from the Elmwood Park Zoo at 1PM.

Save the Date - Friday, November 14th, 2014 - A Sip of Science

Honoring Dr. Peter Dodson for his groundbreaking work on dinosaurs and vertebrate paleontology.

Wagner Free Poetry - a project developed by poet CAConrad and the Wagner.


Science on Tap: Phil Forsyth

Date: Monday, September 8, 2014
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: National Mechanics
22 S. Third Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Open to the public (age 21+)

Science on Tap is a monthly science café that features a brief, informal presentation by a scientist or other expert followed by lively conversation.

Permaculture Food Forests in the City

with Phil Forsyth, urban orchardist and Director of the Philadelphia Orchard Project

More information on Science on Tap

Science on Tap is sponsored by a consortium of five Philadelphia institutions: the Academy of Natural Sciences, the American Philosophical Society Museum, the Chemical Heritage Foundation, the Mütter Museum of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia, and the Wagner Free Institute of Science.