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Mort Garson's Plantasia.
Jun 18
Brooklyn, New York

Plantasia at Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Experience the verdant grounds of Brooklyn Botanic Garden like never before with an evening of music and art created by and for plants.
Posters for the People book cover.
Jun 21
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Posters for the People: Rediscovering the Lost Art of The New Deal

Drop by a pop-up exhibit of government-commissioned posters from the 1930s, then join us two weeks later to hear their incredible comeback story.
Cuttlefish with movie ticket.
Jun 21
New York, New York

Cephalopod Movie Night With Science Friday

Join the Science Friday crew to celebrate Cephalopod week with libations and an immersion into the underwater world of these strange, tentacled creatures.
NYAM's Rare Book Room.
Jun 26
New York

New York Academy of Medicine's Rare Book Room: Astronomy and Astrology

Turn your gaze to this rare collection of humanity's early attempts to unravel the secrets of the universe.
Cuttlefish with ticket.
Jun 28
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Cephalopod Movie Night With Science Friday

Join us for an evening of talk, tentacles, and talent, featuring four original short films from Science Friday and a panel of scientists.
Albert C. Barnes and his wife, Laura Barnes, on board a steamer to Europe (1925).
Jul 11
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Behind the Barnes

Explore the complicated history of art collector Albert Barnes through his renowned Barnes Foundation archives.
 F. M. Munch Brewery
Jul 14
Brooklyn, New York

The Evergreens Cemetery Brewer's Row: Tour and Tasting

Discover the fascinating stories of Bushwick's legendary beer barons resting at The Evergreens Cemetery, then toast to their legacy with a guided beer tasting.
Funeral Director Amy Cunningham.
Jul 21
Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania

Pushing up Daisies: Green Death Salon

Learn about 'death positivity' and 'green' funerary practices in the historic West Laurel Hill Cemetery.
The Franklin Fountain Exterior.
Aug 8
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

How Are You, Imposters?

Tracing and tasting the origins of the ice cream soda.
Deluxe special edition.
Nov 22
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Ascend Ascend: A Poetic Performance

Experience a public ritual for personal transformation with poet Janaka Stucky.