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Upcoming Events

PLEASE NOTE: Proof of vaccination is required for all visitors ages 5 and up; masks are required in our museum. Learn more on our COVID Information page.

The Science History Institute produces a wide range of virtual and in-person events aimed at students, educators, scientific professionals, scholars, science history lovers, and the intellectually curious.

Museum Programs & Activities
Saturday, June 25, 2022

Drop in for a tour highlighting the central role of women in shaping chemistry and the material sciences throughout history.

Public Events
Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Join the Institute at the Wawa Welcome America Festival for some oooh-and-aaah-inspiring activities exploring the history of fireworks.

Museum Programs & Activities
Friday, July 1, 2022

Celebrate this First Friday with a bang as we explore the chemistry and artistry of fireworks through the ages.

Museum Programs & Activities
Saturday, July 9, 2022

From Rachel Carson to ACT UP, explore how scientists and activists have shaped discovery and created change with stories of environmental justice, patients’ rights, and community science.

Museum Programs & Activities
Saturday, July 16, 2022

Dive into a day of family-friendly, water-related activities that includes storytime and exploration of our exhibitions.

Museum Programs & Activities
Saturday, July 23, 2022

Drop in for a tour highlighting the central role of women in shaping chemistry and the material sciences throughout history.

Museum Programs & Activities
Saturday, August 13, 2022

From Rachel Carson to ACT UP, explore how scientists and activists have shaped discovery and created change with stories of environmental justice, patients’ rights, and community science.

Research
Monday, August 15, 2022

Attend a virtual training workshop in oral history and research interview methodologies.

Museum Programs & Activities
Saturday, August 20, 2022

Dive into a day of family-friendly, water-related activities that includes storytime and exploration of our exhibitions.

Museum Programs & Activities
Saturday, August 27, 2022

Drop in for a tour highlighting the central role of women in shaping chemistry and the material sciences throughout history.

Conferences & Symposia
Tuesday, September 13, 2022

Emerging industry leaders celebrate today’s innovations in the chemical industry and seek solutions for tomorrow’s challenges.

Museum Programs & Activities
Saturday, September 17, 2022

Dive into a day of family-friendly, water-related activities that includes storytime and exploration of our exhibitions.

Public Events
Thursday, September 22, 2022

Spend an evening nerding out with local scientists and researchers about astronomy, medicine, oceanography, and more.

Museum Programs & Activities
Saturday, October 15, 2022

Dive into a day of family-friendly, water-related activities that includes storytime and exploration of our exhibitions.

Life Sciences Pioneers Dinner
Thursday, October 20, 2022

A gathering to celebrate the Boston/Cambridge biotech community, this event features a networking reception and a brief discussion led by a small panel of biotech leaders.

Life Sciences Pioneers Dinner
Wednesday, October 26, 2022

This celebration of the Bay Area biotech community will feature a networking reception and a brief discussion led by a small panel of biotech leaders.

Museum Programs & Activities
Saturday, November 19, 2022

Dive into a day of family-friendly, water-related activities that includes storytime and exploration of our exhibitions.

Museum Programs & Activities
Saturday, December 17, 2022

Dive into a day of family-friendly, water-related activities that includes storytime and exploration of our exhibitions.