Explore the History of Textile Dyes with ‘BOLD,’ the Institute’s New Exhibition Opening September 22
Visitors will take a colorful journey through more than 150 years of natural and synthetic dye-making.
The free, daylong celebration will be held on Saturday, June 10, 11am–3pm.
The podcast and magazine project explores the historical roots and persistent legacies of racism in American science and medicine.
‘Science and Survival’ features enlarged reproductions of photographs and telegrams rescued from Nazi-occupied Germany installed on the façade of the Institute’s Old City building.
The dual collaboration between a public-facing organization and a university is the first of its kind for the society.
IRLA membership places Institute on prestigious list of some of the nation’s oldest and most distinguished historical societies.
Prestigious award from the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission to provide operational support for our museum.
Funds will support the museum’s ‘Knowing Water: A Digital Exploration of History, Science, and Environmental Justice along the Delaware River’ project.
$359K+ award will support the exploration of the history and legacy of racism in American science and medicine.
Michelle DiMeo’s ‘Lady Ranelagh: The Incomparable Life of Robert Boyle’s Sister’ tells the compelling story of a forgotten 17th-century thinker.
Visitors are invited back to historic Old City Philadelphia to explore the broad history of science.
$130K+ award is part of the National Historical Publications and Records Commission’s efforts to improve public access to historical records.
Visitors can explore how this ancient technique of transforming materials is still central to our lives today.
Collection smuggled out of Nazi Germany tells story of noted Jewish German scientist’s rise to prominence and the Bredig family’s struggle to survive the Holocaust.
‘The Disappearing Spoon’ by best-selling author Sam Kean offers ‘Distillations’ listeners even more science history stories…with a twist.