Monday Dec 9 6:00 PM-7:30 PM
Science on Tap is a monthly science café in Philadelphia for anyone who is interested in getting together with other people to discuss a range of engaging science topics.
Friday Dec 27 10:00 AM-5:00 PM
Academy naturalists bring dinosaurs to life with special presentations in Dinosaur Hall. Test your knowledge of dinosaurs at science stations. Attend a live animal show, play Ask the Expert, and make a dinosaur craft to take home.
Saturday Dec 28 10:00 AM-5:00 PM
Academy naturalists will roam the museum with live animals. Watch live animal shows and make an animal craft to take home.
Sunday Dec 29 10:00 AM-5:00 PM
Learn about the secret life of bugs, and see an array of specimens from the Academy’s world-renowned Entomology Collection. Make a bug craft to take home.
Monday Dec 30 10:00 AM-5:00 PM
Get a close look at some of the stranger specimens collected over the past 200 years. Learn how scientists prepare specimens for study and storage. Make your own weird-thing-in-a-jar craft to take home.
Wednesday Jan 22 6:00 PM-9:00 PM
Get out your sketchbooks—it’s a snake! This class provides a rare opportunity to sketch live reptiles as you observe them up close with guidance from Academy staff.
Saturday Feb 1 10:00 AM-4:30 PM
Whether you’re a paleontologist or a budding artist looking to improve your dinosaur illustrations, this class is for you. Join Dinosaur Hall Manager and paleo-illustrator Jason Poole as he shares the history of dinosaur illustration, information about dinosaur anatomy, and illustration techniques.
Saturday and Sunday Feb 1 & 2 6:30 PM-9:00 AM
Join us for a Dino-rific friends and family overnight on Saturday, February 1, 2014. This one-of-a-kind overnight will feature a complete evening of everything dinosaur, plus access to our special Dinosaurs Unearthed exhibit at a special rate of $3 extra per person. Get ready for a roaring fun overnight!
Thursday Feb 20 6:30 PM-10:00 PM
Join us at the Academy after hours to watch some “awesomely awful” movies. The Academy's own experts will be onstage to comment on the many scientific absurdities—think Mystery Science Theater 3000!
Monday Mar 3 6:00 PM-9:00 PM
Our collection of mollusks is the oldest in the country and the second largest cataloged one in the world. Come learn why and where we collect, as well as the natural significance of clams, snails, squids, and more.