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May 24, 2013

The Blue Star Museums Collaboration Grants Active Duty Military Personnel Free Admission At Dozens Of Museums All Summer Long

More than 2,000 museums across the country take part in a celebration of the military men and women who protect our country. The Blue Star Museums program provides active duty military personnel and their families with free admission from Memorial Day, May 27, through Labor Day, September 2 at many museums right in our backyard. […]

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May 10, 2013

Coming Attraction: Glow: Living Lights Illuminates The Academy Of Natural Sciences Of Drexel University This Summer, Opening June 1

This summer, the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University will shed light on one of the most fascinating, yet least understood, phenomena in nature. Opening June 1, Glow: Living Lights showcases bioluminescent creatures of both the land and sea. The mysterious chemical process allows for organisms to produce its their own light, and the […]

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May 8, 2013

Swoop In On The Academy Of Natural Sciences Of Drexel University’s Bird Fest, This Saturday, May 11

This Saturday, May 11, at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, Bird Fest takes wing. Check out the second annual Bird Fest, from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., to learn all about our fine feathered friends, including why some birds fly and why some don’t, and see rare bird specimens from around the […]

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April 22, 2013

Celebrate Earth Day 2013 Today With Eco-Friendly Activities And Events In Philadelphia

Happy Earth Day! Since the first Earth Day on April 22, 1970, millions and millions of eco-conscious folks from around the world have committed to celebrating the protection and preservation of the planet. This year is no different, and there are a number of ways to honor Mother Earth today in Philadelphia. Celebrate Earth Day […]

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March 27, 2013

The Academy Of Natural Sciences To Host A Three-Day Long International Orchid Show And Sale, April 12-14

In partnership with the Southeastern Pennsylvania Orchid Society, the Academy of Natural Sciences hosts a three-day long international orchid show and sale from April 12 to 14. Orchid vendors from all over the world will be in attendance with gardening supplies and orchid-related gifts in tow. In addition to vendors, more than 30 orchid exhibits […]

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March 21, 2013

Deal Feed: The Academy Of Natural Sciences Ends Its Bicentennial Celebration With A Day Of Free Admission, Sunday, March 24

Head out to the nation’s oldest natural history museum for an entire day of free admission. This Sunday, March 24, the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University closes its bicentennial celebration with a bang, offering free admission from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Take this chance to check out The Academy at 200: The […]

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March 20, 2013

Tonight Picks: Celebrate The First Day Of Spring With Happy Hour, March Madness, Art In City Hall, Shakespeare For Free And More

[Evenings in Philadelphia are always action-packed and we want to help you cherry-pick from all the events and activities going on. On certain days that promise particularly bustling evenings, we round up our selections for the most can't-miss pursuits with which to fill your schedule. See you out there!] Today, winter is officially over. And […]

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March 19, 2013

Art In City Hall And The Academy Of Natural Sciences Present Library Of Life Art Exhibit At City Hall

To help cap off its yearlong bicentennial celebration, The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University has teamed up with Art in City Hall to present Library of Life, a juried art exhibit that centers on humankind’s impact on the natural world. More than 40 artists were selected by Jennifer Sontchi, the Director of Exhibits […]

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February 5, 2013

Learn To Visualize Ancient Animals From Fossils With Drawn To Dinosaurs At The Academy Of Natural Sciences, Through June 9

The Academy of Natural Sciences loves their dinosaurs. From a life-size dinosaur skeleton on display to lots of dinosaur memorabilia throughout the museum, the Academy of Natural Sciences is the place to go for all things dinosaur. This holds true for their latest dinosaur-exploring exhibit, Drawn to Dinosaurs: Hadrosaurus foulkii. The exhibit runs from now […]

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January 31, 2013

Paleopalooza, A Weekend Exploring Dinosaur Fossils, Is Back At The Academy Of Natural Sciences, February 16 And 17

On Saturday, February 16 and Saturday, February 17, the Academy of Natural Sciences’ popular weekend-long event, Paleopalooza is back. Paleopalooza brings the world of fossils to attendees. Guests will get an exclusive look at a large collection of dinosaur, reptile and other fossils. Learn about dinosaurs extinction and have all of your dinosaur-related questions answered […]

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