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Weeknights at the Wagner

The Institute will present five evening lectures this year as part of the Weeknights at the Wagner lecture series. Distinguished scientists and scholars explore current topics in science, history, and art as well as topics that connect to the Institute's history and its museum collection.

Lectures begin at 6:00 PM. The museum will be open for viewing before the lecture.

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WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2015

The Mineralogy of Mars:

Revealing the Red Planet's Past and Future

An Illustrated Lecture by DR. SELBY CULL-HEARTH

Bryn Mawr College

Lecture at 6:00 PM

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WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2014

Organizing Nature: Joseph Leidy and the Design

of the Wagner Free Institute of Science

An Illustrated Lecture by SUSAN GLASSMAN

Director of the Wagner Free Institute of Science

Lecture at 6:00 PM

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2014

Diagnosis, Madness: The Photographic Physiognomy of Hugh Welch Diamond

An Illustrated Lecture by DR. SHARRONA PEARL

University of Pennsylvania

Lecture at 6:00 PM

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2015

Aquatic Underdogs:

How Freshwater Mussels Can Help Save our Great Waters

An Illustrated Lecture by DR. DANIELLE KREEGER

Partnership for the Delaware Estuary

Lecture at 6:00 PM

WEDNESDAY, MAY 20, 2015

Philadelphia 1865: A City on the Edge

An Illustrated Lecture by BRUCE LAVERTY

Athenaeum of Philadelphia

This program is part of a yearlong celebration commemorating

the 150th anniversary of the Wagner's Landmark building.

Lecture at 6:00 PM

Please join us for the Annual Members' Reception after the talk.