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Winter/Spring 2014 Evening Courses

Saturday Family Program -

7th Annual Natural History Road Show

Saturday, April 12, 2014, 12:00-4:00 PM

Weeknights at the Wagner -

Putting the X and Y in SEXY

How chromosomal genes turn us into boys, girls, and sometimes a bit of both

An illustrated lecture by Dr. Scott Gilbert, Swarthmore College

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 6:00 PM

Philadelphia Science Festival Signature Program -

The Magical Mushroom: How a Little Spore Can Save the World

Paul Stamets, Mycologist

Friday, May 2, 2014, 5:30-8:30 PM

Weeknights at the Wagner and Annual Member Reception -

Outside Perspectives: Adventures with Guest Curators

With special guest curators

Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 6:00-8:00 PM

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


Science on Tap: QUIZZO

Date: Monday, April 28, 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.

More information on the Science on Tap series

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.