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Fall 2015 Calendar 

Fall 2015 Courses

Special Musical Performance

Wednesday, September 2, 7:00-9:00 PM - Prelude to a Memory

Friday, September 11, 2015

Philadelphia Honey Festival

3:00-5:00 PM - Pollinator Power!

5:00-7:00 PM - Honey Happy Hour

Weeknights at the Wagner

Wednesday, September 30, 6:00-7:30 PM - The Mineralogy of Mars: Revealing the Red Planet's Past and Future with Selby Cull-Hearth, Bryn Mawr College

Archives Month Philly

Wednesday, October 14, 6:00-8:00 PM - Philadelphia Lantern Slide Salon

Wagner on the Weekend

Saturday, October 24, Noon-4:00 PM - Spooky Creature Feature

Weeknights at the Wagner

Wednesday, October 28th, 6:00-7:30 PM - Dancing with Droids

Adelheid Voskuhl, Univeristy of Pennsylvania and Youngmoo Kim, Drexel University

Film Premiere

Thursday, November 5, 7:00-9:00 PM - Memory of a Time Twice Lived

Annual Gala

Saturday, November 21, 5:00-8:00 PM - A Sip of Science

Honoring Artist Mark Dion


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.