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Back from the Field

Wednesday, November 6
5:30 – 8:00 p.m.

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For one special night, the Academy will open its doors for you to meet our scientists and hear about their recent fieldwork in Antarctica, Brazil, Delaware, Colombia and beyond. Be the first to see their findings, tools of the trade, and photos from their research sites.

Some of the many things you’ll experience at this year’s Back From the Field:

  • See specimens from research sites across the world.
  • Examine the tools our scientists use to make discoveries.
  • Hear fascinating stories from our scientists about getting to and from their field sites.
  • Find out where our scientists are traveling next.

Silent Auction

Bid on unique, one-of-a-kind, Academy of Natural Sciences curated packages throughout the night! (details coming soon!)

Food and Beverage:

Savor a variety of delicious passed and stationary hors d'oeuvres. Make sure to grab a drink to sip as you go from table to table.

RSVP by October 30

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This event is a special benefit for our members of the Founders Club and above. If you’d like to join or upgrade your membership, please click here.

Discounted parking will be available at the Interpark Logan Square lot at 1815 Cherry Street. Validate your parking ticket upon arrival.