Lectures and Talks

paleontologist Jack Horner gives a talk at the Academy

The Academy regularly hosts distinguished lecturers, scientists, artists, and authors to speak. Hear prominent experts in their fields discuss topics ranging from natural history and general science to wildlife art and sustainability.

Lectures & Talks

  • The Cheryl Beth Silverman Memorial Lecture: Animal Behaviorist Dr. Alexandra Horowitz

    Sunday May 3 3:00 PM-4:00 PM

    Join animal behaviorist and The New York Times best-selling author Alexandra Horowitz for "From a Dog’s Point of Nose," a discussion about the latest discoveries in the field of animal cognition research and her lab’s work to try to find out what it is really like to be man’s best friend.
  • Farewell to Fins: A Talk With Ted Daeschler

    Wednesday May 6 7:00 PM-8:00 PM

    Join us for a special evening at the Academy! Vertebrate paleontologist and Drexel University professor Ted Daeschler will share a personal account of his 15-year odyssey with Tiktaalik roseae, starting with the audacious idea of exploring for Devonian-age fossils in the inhospitable terrain of the Canadian Arctic.
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