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September 10, 2014

Save The Date: Campus Philly’s CollegeFest Returns To The Benjamin Franklin Parkway With Music, Games, Free Museum Admission And More, September 27

Calling all college students! To welcome back the city’s students, Campus Philly once again will put on CollegeFest, a free festival largely held on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, on Saturday, September 27. Upon arrival, students are asked to check in at the Campus Philly booth to pick up wristbands that get you free museum entry […]

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August 7, 2014

Visit The Academy Of Natural Sciences For A Weekend Full Of Bug-Centric Fun, Buggy Discussion And Even Insect-Infused Food, August 9-10

This weekend, the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University invites guests to get down with some creepy crawlies at the annual Bug Fest. The Academy, which has largely focused on the study of bugs since its opening 200 years ago, brings its insect research, discovery and collection to light at this annual festival. An […]

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June 16, 2014

Coming Attraction: Pinned: Insect Art, Insect Science Swarms Into The Academy Of Natural Sciences Of Drexel University On August 9

This summer, find beauty in bugs. From Saturday, August 9 through Sunday, November 9, the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University invites guests to bug out with their latest exhibit, Pinned: Insect Art, Insect Science. This unusual exhibit will showcase the work of Christopher Marley, an innovative artist who forgoes traditional media like watercolors […]

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June 4, 2014

Roundup: Our Picks For Summer Exhibitions At Museums In And Around Philadelphia

As the weather warms, a number of Philadelphia area museums swing open their doors and debut new marquee exhibitions. Cool off this summer inside one of the area’s awesome museums while checking out exhibitions ranging from fashion-forward spectacles at the Philadelphia Museum of Art and brainy sites at the Franklin Institute to struggles of African […]

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June 3, 2014

All About Birds Weekend Lands At The Academy Of Natural Sciences Of Drexel University This Weekend, June 7-8

Did you know that birds are the modern-day descendants of dinosaurs? Or that bird watching is the most popular “sport” in America? Now’s your chance to learn all about these majestic winged creatures when the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University presents All About Birds Weekend. From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday […]

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May 1, 2014

The Academy Of Natural Sciences Of Drexel University Debuts Its Brand-New Exhibit Birds Of Paradise Starting Saturday, May 3

Brilliant colors! Impressive plumage! And they fly! Starting Saturday, May 3, the Academy of Natural Science of Drexel University will take museumgoers on a journey to faraway rain forests with its newest exhibit, Birds of Paradise: Amazing Avian Evolution. One of nature’s most beautiful feats, birds-of-paradise are brightly colored creatures that are only found in […]

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March 18, 2014

The Academy Of Natural Sciences Celebrates The Anniversary Of Its Founding With Pay-What-You-Wish Admission And Special Events This Friday, March 21

Celebrate the 202nd birthday of the Academy of Natural Sciences as it raises a hat to the day it was established — Founders Day — on Friday, March 21. All day long, the museum promises guests pay-what-you-wish admission in honor of the anniversary. Look forward to hands-on activities, a dinosaur nest workshop, a fossil prep […]

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February 20, 2014

Tonight Picks: Asian Fusion Pizza And Free Sake At Pizza Brain, Warby Parker Expansion Party At Art In The Age, Cantina Dos Segundos’ Fifth Birthday Celebration And More

Looking to start the weekend a little early? You’re in luck. There are a ton of events on tap for this Thursday evening, including opportunities to sip free or discounted drinks, a fifth birthday fiesta and a mash-up between three well-loved local restaurants. Pizza Brain and Little Baby’s Ice Cream team up once again to […]

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February 11, 2014

Paleopalooza Returns To The Academy Of Natural Sciences This Weekend With Tons Of Hands-On Fossil-Centric Fun, February 15-16

This weekend, February 15 and 16, the Academy of Natural Sciences presents its annual dinosaur and fossil-centric festival, Paleopalooza. Over the course of the weekend, children and adults are invited to learn about our extinct reptilian friends and fossils through a slew of hands-on programming. Look forward to guided tours of Dinosaur Hall, a fossil […]

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January 29, 2014

The Academy Of Natural Sciences Unveils Its New And Improved Outside In Children’s Nature Center On Saturday, February 8

Get a taste of nature without stepping foot outside of the city limits. For the past month, The Academy of Natural Science’s hands-on children’s nature center, Outside In, has been closed for updates and is slated to reopen on Saturday, February 8 with more activities than ever before. The makeover includes aesthetic updates like new […]

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