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Wagner's Winter Wonderland: The Ice Age
Explore our museum on a Saturday afternoon and enjoy free activities for all ages.
Saturday, February 10th, 2018, Noon-4 PM
Libations with Leidy - Happy Hour and Open House
Friday, September 8th, 5-7 PM
New Perspectives on Historic Collections - Research projects by the 2016-17 Temple-Wagner Humanities & Arts Fellows
Thursday, September 28th, presentations at 6 PM followed by a reception in the museum
Archives Month Philly - 5th Annual Lantern Slide Salon
Thursday, October 12th, 6-8 PM in the Wagner's historic lecture hall
Wagner on the Weekend - Raptors! A Spooky Creature Feature
Saturday, October 21st, 12-4 PM
Weeknights at the Wagner - Empire of the Living Dead: The Scientific History of Peruvian Mummies with
Pennsylvania State University
Wednesday, October 25th, 6-7:30 PM
Presented in partnership with the Consortium for History of Science, Technology, and Medicine.
Evening with an Expert - How Modern Research Illuminates Our Fossil Collection with Dr. Jason Downs, Delaware Valley University
Thursday, November 2nd, 5:30-7:30 PM
Tickets required; $30 ($20 for Wagner members)
Westbrook Free Lectureship - Dire Predictions: Understanding Climate Change with Dr. Michael E. Mann, Pennsylvania State University
Saturday, November 11, 1:00-5:30 PM
Lecture at 3:00 PM followed by the Annual Member Reception.
Reception is free for members, $10 for guests.
Weeknights at the Wagner - The Good, the Bad, and the Chemistry: Decoding Chemical Sensationalism with Dr. Michelle Francl, Bryn Mawr College
Wednesday, November 29th, 6-7:30 PM
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.