Trick-or-Treat

Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University

Oct 23, 2018 - Oct 28, 2018

Trick-or-treat through the galleries. At the exhibits Outside In, Butterflies!, Xtreme Bugs and The Big Dig, visitors will receive a treat to take home and see Halloween-themed specimens from the collections. Wear a costume and get $2 off museum admission.

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From Here to There

Delaware Museum of Natural History

Oct 23, 2018 - Jan 6, 2019

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Explore the science of how things move by land, sea and air at From Here to There, October 6, 2018-January 6, 2019. Lift, launch and levitate as you experiment with hands-on exhibits that make learning about gravity, friction, and the laws of motion fun. Ride a hovercraft to experience how air pressure works, adjust wind speed to form fabric into an airfoil, and float your sailboat to...

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Beauty Beyond Nature: The Glass Art of Paul Stankard

Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center

Oct 23, 2018 - Dec 30, 2018

This exhibition, organized by the Robert M. Minkoff Foundation and guest curated by Andrew Page for the Robert M. Minkoff Foundation, celebrates the botanical sculptures of an American master, artist Paul Stankard. Stankard’s accomplishments come to life in this remarkable exhibition drawn from the definitive collection of Robert Minkoff,...

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Transformations & Reflections: Chinese Paper Cuts

Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center

Oct 23, 2018 - Dec 30, 2018

This exhibition in the Down Jersey Folklife Center features the paper cuts, paper cut collage works and an installation created by the internationally celebrated Chinese artist, Xin Song. Many of her paper cut collages, installations and public works are presented in both China and the US, including Beijing, New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, and New Jersey. Reflections on cultural heritage...

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Thomas & Friends: Explore the Rails

Please Touch Museum

Oct 23, 2018 - Jan 6, 2019

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Help Thomas the Tank Engine be a “really useful engine,” as you explore the sights and sounds of the island, including Knapford Station and Sodor Steamworks. Learn valuable STEM skills throughout the exhibit by building an intricate wooden train set, assembling a large train and navigating through Thomas’ imaginary world.

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Good Night at the Manor Exhibit

Pottsgrove Manor

Oct 23, 2018 - Nov 11, 2018

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Uncover the evening work and routines of the Potts family and their household staff with this engaging and informative new exhibit, Good Night at the Manor.  The exhibit will begin Saturday, February 24th and run through Sunday, November 11th.   Tours of the exhibit will be given during regular museum hours.  Admission is free, but donations are...

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Patriots and Pirates

Independence Seaport Museum

Oct 23, 2018 - Dec 31, 2018

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Discover Philadelphia's connection to the founding of the U.S. Navy. The new, permanent exhibit features curated objects never, or rarely, seen by the public, highlighting the little-told story of America’s conflict with pirates. Climb aboard Schooner Diligence and test a variety of interactives that demonstrate how to build or sail a ship at sea.

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Dining by Design: Nature Displayed on the Dinner Table

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library

Oct 23, 2018 - Jan 6, 2019

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

From the 1600's to the present, dinnerware designs have been inspired by nature. Everything from painted butterflies and hand-modeled flowers to molded seashells can be found on a fascinating range of dishes and plates. Whether it’s a recipe for “barbecued fawn,” tureens in the shapes of various animals or instructions on how to fold a napkin so that it resembles a palm...

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