APS offices and Library will be closed Monday, February 18th in observance of Presidents' Day. The APS website at amphilsoc.org will also be unavailable while maintenance is performed.
New APS Podcast episode
The fourth episode of the APS podcast series—Great Talks at the APS—is now available! Tune in for a conversation between Patrick Spero and Dr. Douglas Massey on the history and paradoxes of the Mexico-U.S. borderland.
At the American Philosophical Society Museum, visitors will see exhibitions drawn from the Society’s renowned collections that trace American history and science from the Founding Fathers to the digital age.
The American Philosophical Society is the oldest learned society in the United States. Founded by Benjamin Franklin in 1743, it continues its mission of "promoting useful knowledge" through research, fellowships, and public outreach.