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FALL 2016 Programs

Fall Kickoff Event - Friday, September 16th, 5:00-7:00 PM

Libations with Leidy - Happy Hour and Open House

Weeknights at the Wagner - Wednesday, September 28th, Lecture at 6:00 PM

Crash! Why Birds Collide with Buildings in Philadelphia & Beyond

with Keith Russell, Audubon Pennsylvania.

Archives Month Philly - Thursday, October 13th, 6:00-8:00 PM

2016 Philadelphia Lantern Slide Salon

Wagner on the Weekend - Saturday, October 22nd, Noon-4 PM

Spooky Creature Feature: BONES!

Weeknights at the Wagner - Wednesday, October 26th, Lecture at 6:00 PM

Un-Leeched: The History and Science of Leeches

with Robert Hicks, Mütter Museum and Daniel Shain, Rutgers University.


A SIP of SCIENCE - 2016 Benefit Cocktail Party

Saturday, November 12th, 5:00-8:00 PM

Honoring Dr. Stephen Tang, President and CEO of the University City Science Center

Sponsorship opportunities and tickets are now available.


Our building opened 150 years ago on May 11, 1865.

Learn about the history of our building when you visit with our

first scavenger hunt for adults.


Science on Tap - a monthly science café that features a brief, informal presentation by a scientist or other expert followed by lively conversation. Held at National Mechanics Bar and Restaurant.

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