Friends, Peace & Sanctuary welcomes friends and family members of all ages to experience the people, food, and art at the heart of the project during the exhibition’s opening weekend  at Swarthmore College! This Community Celebration offers you the chance to experience a taste of the project for yourself. You will get to sample Syrian and Iraqi food, learn more about...

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This event occurs weekly, on Sunday and Saturday.

How much do the superheroes of the animal kingdom inspire the superheroes (and supervillains) of comic books and movies? Find out at the Academy’s Animal Superhero Weekend and learn how animals influence Spider-Man, Catwoman and other notable characters. Explore the real-life super abilities of animals from around the world with specially themed live animal shows, activity stations and...

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Children on the autism spectrum and their families are invited to experience the museum when there are fewer people, starting an hour before the regular opening. Museum Stories (images and descriptions of the exhibits) can be downloaded before the visit at https://bit.ly/2DP2BKn. To pre-register, contact 215-299-1060 or ANS_reservations@drexel.edu. Same-day registration also is available onsite.

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Curated for the curious, Door 19 is an evening soiree featuring quirky science, potent libations, off-script tours and more. The theme for this adults-only Door 19 is “Clams Casino Royale.” Participants will enjoy exclusive behind-the-scenes tours of the Academy’s Malacology and Ornithology Collections, alongside experts who will bring the coolest specimens out to play. Great...

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Kids ages 5-12 can spend spring break at the Academy with Academy Science Camp. Each day includes a live presentation by one of the Academy’s teacher-naturalists, an exploration of Academy exhibits, and campers-only games, crafts and activities. Fee: Members $60 per camper per day, $235 per camper for all four days; nonmembers $65 per camper per day, $245 per camper for all four days....

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Philadelphia’s dinosaur museum is open late tonight with pay-as you-wish admission, a pop-up Dino Drafts beer garden with food, live animal presentations, and fun hands-on activities. The Academy welcomes adults and also families with kids to enjoy the museum after dark. Suggested donation: $10. Partial proceeds from Dino Drafts benefit the Academy.

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The Professor Brian Cox UNIVERSAL world tour 2019. With state of the art imagery using massive ultrahigh definition screens Brian will explore the nature of space and time from the big bang to black holes, the latest missions to the planets and the origin and fate of life and intelligence in the Universe. He offers a fascinating insight into the workings of nature at the most fundamental level....

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  What’s it like to dig for fossils in one of the most inhospitable places on earth? Academy Curator of Paleontology Ted Daeschler recently returned from his second action-packed expedition to Antarctica in search of Devonian-age fish. Join Daeschler in his conversation with Maiken Scott, host of WHYY’s The Pulse, as he reveals the complex logistics and challenging...

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