Curious Histories Fest is the Science History Institute’s annual celebration of science, history, exploration, and experimentation.
This year’s festival invites you to A Taste of Water, a daylong celebration of the water in your world. Join us for free hands-on activities and family-friendly fun, as well as exciting talks, tours, and highlights from our special collections. Visit our museum; talk to curators and experts; take part in performances, story times, and special events; and immerse yourself in curiosity!
Curious Histories Fest will take place at the Science History Institute on Saturday, June 10, 2023, and includes the presentation of the following awards:
- Othmer Gold Medal
Under Secretary for Science and Innovation, U.S. Department of Energy
Presidential Chair in Science and Professor of Chemistry, University of Oregon
- Richard J. Bolte Sr. Award for Supporting Industries
David C. Jukes
President and Chief Executive Officer, Univar Solutions
- American Institute of Chemists Gold Medal
K. Barry Sharpless
W.M. Keck Professor of Chemistry, Scripps Research
Principal Investigator, Skaggs Institute for Chemical Biology
Join our annual celebration of science, history, exploration, and experimentation featuring family-friendly fun focused on the water in your world.
The Institute’s preeminent award honors individuals who have made extraordinary contributions to the material sciences.
The Bolte Award recognizes those who provide products or services vital to the continuing growth and development of the chemical and molecular sciences community.