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Special Event – Saturday, May 6th, Noon-4pm

Obscura Day: Taxidermy Takeover, featuring artists Divya Anantharaman, Katie Innamorato, and Mark Breen-Klein.

Doors open at noon, Taxidermy/diaphonization talk and demo at 1pm.

Souvenir pop-up shop to follow talk in museum.

$25 for members, $35 for non-members

(Members email for discount code.)

Hosted by Atlas Obscura

Weeknights at the Wagner - Wednesday, May 17th

Moses Williams, Cutter of Profiles, with Gwendolyn DuBois Shaw, University of Pennsylvania. Co-sponsored by the American Philosophical Society Museum.

Lecure at 6:00 PM.

Followed by the Annual Members' Reception

(Free for members, $10 for non-members)

A Benefit Garden Party - Saturday, June 3rd, 5:00-8:00 PM

A Sip of Science : Groundbreaking! Please join us in honoring Gerianne Tringali DiPiano and enjoy an evening of cocktails and hors d'oeuvres in the Wagner's yard.



Our National Historic Landmark building opened 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.