The Wagner Free Institute of Science  
Museum Education Library History News & Events Support Visitor Information Home
   
Upcoming Events
News
 
   
   

News & Events

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 Caras@wagnerfreeinstitute.org 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.

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~