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September 29, 2014

Coming Attraction: Chocolate: The Exhibition Opens October 11 At The Academy Of Natural Sciences Of Drexel University

This October, learn just how sweet science can be. On Saturday, October 11, the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University invites visitors to enter the wonderful world of chocolate with its newest exhibit, Chocolate: The Exhibition. More than just a sweet treat, chocolate has played a vital role in history. Did you know that […]

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September 24, 2014

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

Heads up, 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, this Saturday, September 27. Philadelphia will welcome back thousands of college students this fall, and to celebrate Campus Philly hosts a day of festivities, food and free […]

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September 23, 2014

Smithsonian Magazine’s Museum Day Live Brings Free Admission To 16 Museums Throughout The Philadelphia Area, This Saturday, September 27

This Saturday, September 27, 16 Philadelphia-area museums swing open their doors for free admission in celebration of Smithsonian magazine’s Museum Day Live. From Center City and Camden to Jenkintown and Bryn Athyn, a number of the area’s most popular museums celebrate the day with free admission to its galleries. Participating museums include the Penn Museum, […]

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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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