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Carolyn Belardo

Senior Communications Manager, The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University

Contact:

belardo@ansp.org

215.299.1043

A diorama featuring four different aoudads, or Barbary sheep, a species native to North Africa.

Academy of Natural Sciences Collections Available Now on Google Cultural Institute

Travel through time with new natural history collections from the Academy of Natural Sciences and others on Google Arts & Culture.
George W. Gephart Jr.

President of the Academy of Natural Sciences Will Retire Next Year

George W. Gephart Jr., who led the Academy of Natural Sciences into its affiliation with Drexel, will retire next year.

Can Insects Be Art? In Exhibit Coming to the Academy, They Are

For some people, the idea of playing with insects may not sound too appealing. But for Christopher Marley, insects are a vibrant artistic medium.
Pinned insects

Bugs and Birds Swarming Academy This Summer

Birds and bugs — what would summer be without them? — will be featured in two exhibits, a favorite festival and a class for adults this summer at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University.

Bird-of-paradise

New Academy Exhibit Has Amazing, Exotic Birds, a Dance-off and a Fancy Hat

Travel to New Guinea this spring and follow a real-life adventure to discover exotic birds-of-paradise, an elegant example of extreme evolution, in the highly interactive exhibit “Birds of Paradise: Amazing Avian Evolution” at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University.

Orchids

Ready for Spring? Mark Your Calendar for the International Orchid Show

Spring is on its way, and so is a colorful paradise at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University. The biggest U.S. orchid show outside of Florida and California is coming to the Academy in April.