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Weeknights at the Wagner

The Institute presents evening lectures 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 and end at 7:30 PM. The museum will be open for viewing before the lecture.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2019

THURSDAY, APRIL 18, 2019

From Stream to Sewer: A History of Philadelphia's Landscape

An Illustrated Lecture by ADAM LEVINE

Philadelphia Water Department

(Rescheduled from February 2019)

 

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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2018

Planted Bodies: Science and Marketing in Philadelphia's Rural Cemeteries

An Illustrated Lecture by DR. AARON WUNSCH

University of Pennsylvania

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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2018

What the Nose Knows: Using Dogs for Odor Detection Research

An Illustrated Lecture by DR. JENNIFER ESSLER

Penn Vet Working Dog Center

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THURSDAY, MAY 17, 2018

Tiny Mysteries: Decoding the Wagner's 19th-Century Microphotographs

An Illustrated Lecture by DR. BYRON WOLFE

Temple University