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  • Academy Explorers Summer Camp: Animal Myths and Legends (August 22–26

    Wednesday Aug 24 9:00 AM-4:00 PM

    Explore cryptozoology and uncover the truth about the real animals that inspire mythical beasts from all over the world.
  • Tiny Tots: Backyard Adventures

    Wednesday Aug 24 11:00 AM-12:00 PM

    Calling all kids 3–5 years old! Along with your favorite adult, join us in exploring nature through songs, games, hands-on fun, and museum adventures. An appropriate snack is provided.
  • The Richard Hopper Day Memorial Medal Award Presentation and Talk by Elizabeth Kolbert

    Wednesday Sep 21 6:30 PM-8:30 PM

    The Academy of Natural Sciences will award the Richard Hopper Day Memorial Medal to author Elizabeth Kolbert to recognize her outstanding contributions in interpreting natural science and making discoveries in natural history more accessible to the public.
  • Members' Night 2016

    Friday Sep 30 5:00 PM-9:00 PM

    Every year, the Academy  treats its members to a special evening during which they can meet our staff, see our collections, and experience the breadth and depth of work that takes place behind the scenes at the museum.
  • Wild Wizarding Weekend

    Friday Nov 25 10:00 AM-5:00 PM

    Explore the magical world of the Academy’s phenomenal beasts with a weekend of spellbinding, hands-on activities! Meet the Academy’s own live beasts and learn about the real animals that inspire your favorite wizarding stories.
  • Wild Wizarding Weekend

    Saturday Nov 26 10:00 AM-5:00 PM

    Explore the magical world of the Academy’s phenomenal beasts with a weekend of spellbinding, hands-on activities! Meet the Academy’s own live beasts and learn about the real animals that inspire your favorite wizarding stories.
  • Wild Wizarding Weekend

    Sunday Nov 27 10:00 AM-5:00 PM

    Explore the magical world of the Academy’s phenomenal beasts with a weekend of spellbinding, hands-on activities! Meet the Academy’s own live beasts and learn about the real animals that inspire your favorite wizarding stories.

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