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Today we look back at The Center's past exhibition Wood, Revisited in honor of the passing of Wendell Castle.
2 hours ago
Beginning February 1, CHF will have a new name: the Science History Institute. Over the coming weeks we’ll share the stories of other name-changing in the history of science. #StoriesofScience
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E-A-G-L-E-S! Here we have a magnificent eagle from “American Ornithology,” by Alexander Wilson. It is part of an impressive nine volume set that was published in Philadelphia between 1808-1814. Enjoy our Philadelphia eagle, and the big game. #flyeaglesfly #PhiladelphiaEagles #NFCChampionshipGame #6ABCAction 🦅
23 hours ago
"The story is related by the Narrator, a grownup version of the misguided Youth, with a distinct sense of irony... and a kinetic, eclectic score that ranges from gospel to punk rock." - The Philadelphia Inquirer
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In 1785 William Herschel began constructing an unprecedented 40-foot reflecting telescope to search out those secrets. The project would take years to complete, cost thousands of guineas, and test the limits of Herschel’s royal patronage. Read about the telescope that became a sensation, and the man who had a conflicted relationship with his creation: http://bit.ly/WilliamHerschel
26 hours ago
Claymobile Teacher and Windgate Fellow, Adam Ledford is showing his work in "Scale Up" a show celebrating ten years of Windgate Fellows at The Center for Craft Creativity and Design. http://www.craftcreativitydesign.org/scaleup/
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PREPARE EXISTING FLAT ROOF. MECHANICALLY ATTACH A LAYER OF 60 MIL WHITE TPO. REPLACE EDGE METAL & SEAL ALL PENETRATIONS & FLASHINGS AS PER MANUFACTURERS SPECS.
38 hours ago
This map of western Pennsylvania appears in Dmitri Mendeleev's Neftianaia promyshlennost v svievero-amerikanskom shtatie Pensil’vanii i na Kavkaze (The Oil Industry in the North American State of Pennsylvania and the Caucasus). What was the father of the periodic table doing in Pennsylvania? http://ow.ly/4Afo30hTHbJ (Image: CHF Collections)
47 hours ago
January is Blood Donor Month. What makes blood types different? (Image: Compound Interest)
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The Center's gallery is closed in preparation for our next exhibition. Our museum collection and store are open for your enjoyment, 10am - 5pm, Tues - Sat.
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The Freeman's Collectors Sale will be happening on February 7th and will feature pieces from The Clay Studio collection. Proceeds from the sale of lots 132-162 will be used to care for The Clay Studio Collection. Register to bid and receive a 15% off coupon for The Clay Studio Shop. Email email@example.com after you register to receive your coupon code. https://www.freemansauction.com/
2 days ago
Due to the shutdown of the Federal Government, we are unable to use any of our social media channels. National Archives facilities are closed and activities are canceled with some exceptions. See Archives.gov for details.
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