American Philosophical

American Philosophical
American Philosophical is listed in the Miscellaneous Art Film & Photography category in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Displayed below are the social networks for American Philosophical which include a Facebook page, a Instagram account and a Twitter account. The activity and popularity of American Philosophical on these social networks gives it a ZapScore of 99.

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431 Chestnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19106
(215) 238-0355

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RT @davidjgary: Badge worn in honor of Lafayette - Sept. 28, 1824. Robert Hare Papers @AmPhilSociety

RT @DouglasBradburn: Pat Spero @AmPhilSociety showing off the original #Fakenews Franklin's invented Indian massacre newspaper #SHEAR2017 h…

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Update: Due to the hot weather forecast for tomorrow, we are postponing Puppies and Portraiture until September 2nd. We are hoping for a cooler day to ensure the health and safety of our visitors from PAWS (Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society).
**Update: Due to the weather forecast on Saturday, this event will be postponed until September 2nd.** At Puppies and Portraiture, you can take a walk around our Jefferson Garden, learn about portraiture, and snap a picture of yourself with some adoptable dogs and cats from PAWS (Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society). Ever wonder why dogs, cats, and other animals pop up in painted portraits? Join the APS Museum in exploring the connections between household pets and early American portraits. Like other early American portrait artist (among other things), Charles Willson Peale relied on common symbols to communicate personal characteristics. Learn what those symbols, like dogs and other pets, meant during this fun afternoon in the garden. Feel like learning even more? Cool off in the APS Museum and uncover details about Charles Willson Peale, his curious family, and their long-lasting legacy. This is a free event from 12pm – 4pm in the American Philosophical Society’s Jefferson Garden. Guests are welcome to stop for any amount time throughout the program. We ask that no other pets are brought to the program. This is an event to help promote adoptions through PAWS and to further their mission. Help us respect the fantastic job they do while learning a bit more about their lovable animals (and art history too). About PAWS PAWS is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to saving Philadelphia’s homeless, abandoned, and unwanted animals. PAWS is the city’s largest rescue partner and operates two high-volume, low-cost clinics serving pet owners and rescue organizations that lack access to affordable basic veterinary care. Through its three no-kill shelters and foster care network, PAWS finds loving homes for thousands of animals each year. PAWS is working to make Philadelphia a no-kill city where every healthy and treatable pet is guaranteed a home. Rain information: In the event of inclement weather, the program will take place on Saturday, Sept. 2

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Meet Thomas Jefferson, the current Governor of Virginia as he returns to Philadelphia for a special visit. It’s August, 26th, 1779, three years after the signing of the Declaration of Independence. Join Thomas Jefferson as he remembers what led to him coming to Philadelphia in 1776, as he recalls the tribulations of the Second Continental Congress and the ideas that became the Declaration of Independence. This is a 45 minute interactive show designed for middle aged to high school students along with grown-ups of all ages. This event is free and open to the public. Seating begins at 12:30pm. A Visit with Thomas Jefferson is brought to you by Historic Philadelphia, Inc. through a generous grant from the Heritage Tourism Initiative.
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Registration required — space is limited. At the request of the American Philosophical Society, Thomas Jefferson and James Madison set off together in 1791, heading north out of Philadelphia to upstate New York and New England. Their mission? Investigate the Hessian fly, the scourge of American wheat crops! James Madison, as interpreted by Kyle Jenks, will share stories and memories of this unusual journey, offering a window into one of the more colorful experiences in the life of the Father of the Constitution. This program is free and open to the public. Doors open at 5:30pm. Registration required — space is limited. Mr. Madison Battles the Hessian Fly is brought to you by Historic Philadelphia, Inc. through a generous grant from the Heritage Tourism Initiative.
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Position Open at @AmPhilSociety: Assistant Conservator for Archival Materials,…

APS Members Peter & Rosemary Grant awarded @royalsociety's Royal Medal in Biology for research on Darwin's finches…

RT @davidjgary: Excellent work by the @AmPhilSociety conservation dept on this concordance (1671) owned by Ben Franklin. Came to us in roug…

APS Members Peter and Rosemary Grant are the first husband and wife team to receive the Royal Medal in Biology from The Royal Society. They have been recognized “for their research on the ecology and evolution of Darwin’s finches on the Galápagos, demonstrating that natural selection occurs frequently and that evolution is rapid as a result.”
Peter Grant, the Class of 1877 Professor of Zoology, Emeritus, and professor of ecology and evolutionary biology, emeritus, and B. Rosemary Grant, senior biologist, ecology and evolutionary biology, have been named recipients of the Royal Medal in Biology.

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We got a fun piece of fan mail for Curious Revolutionaries today. These stamps from 1955 feature Charles Willson Peale's famous The Artist in His Museum and commemorate the 150th anniversary of PAFA The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Visit Curious Revolutionaries Thursdays-Sundays through December and we hope you'll be moved to share your experience with us!