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Spring 2016 Evening Courses

Wagner on the Weekend - Saturday, February 6, Noon-4 PM

Wagner's Winter Wonderland

Weeknights at the Wagner - Thursday, February 18, Lecture at 6:00 PM

When Bugs Outsmart Drugs: The Effects of America's Antibiotic Obsession

with Dr. William Wuest, Temple University.

2016 Westbrook Free Lectureship - Saturday, March 19, 1:30-5:30, Lecture at 3:00 PM

Natural History Collections: The Newest Biological Frontier with Dr. Kristofer Helgen, Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

Reception to follow lecture in museum.

Weeknights at the Wagner - Thursday, April 7, Lecture at 6:00 PM

The Biology of Bedtime with Dr. Amita Sehgal, University of Pennsylvania.

Wagner on the Weekend - Sunday, April 24, Noon-4 PM

Symmetry, Sequence, and Starfish: Exploring Math in Nature

A 2016 Philadelphia Science Festival Explorer Sunday program.

Special Weeknight Event - Wednesday, April 27, 6:00-8:00 PM

Science Expo 1866 - Travel back in time to examine Philadelphia’s cutting edge science that changed the world. A 2016 Philadelphia Science Festival event hosted by the Wagner Free Institute of Science.

Weeknights at the Wagner - Thursday, May 19, Lecture at 6:00 PM

How to See Science: A Media History with Dr. Oliver Gaycken, University of Maryland.

Followed by the Annual Wagner Member Reception at 7:30 PM in the museum.

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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.

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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.

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