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APS Museum

Jackie Antolos
A large piece of last semester’s puzzle for me was doing field work with a cultural organization. While studying Secondary Education and History at Temple...
Janine Boldt
The American Philosophical Society (APS) Museum exhibition Dr. Franklin, Citizen Scientist was not originally going to have a published catalog. However, this summer, I was...
Adrianna Link
With collections pertaining to over 650 Indigenous cultures from across the Americas; manuscripts and other materials spanning the history of science, technology, and medicine from...
Michael Madeja
Many in the museum field have created virtual tours of exhibitions. The APS was delighted to receive funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities...
Janine Boldt
When the pandemic forced the American Philosophical Society (APS) to close, our upcoming exhibition, Dr. Franklin, Citizen Scientist, was on the verge of installation. Thanks...
Anna Shuff
In the summer of 2020, my research at the APS as a Curatorial Intern, has been focused on the effects of climate on the human...
Janine Boldt
Benjamin Franklin was represented in portraits in nearly every medium: painting, prints, sculpture, medallions, ceramic, textiles, etc. According to Franklin himself, his face was “as...
American Philosophical Society
The American Philosophical Society’s Library & Museum is excited to announce our 2020-2021 Fellowship recipients! This year, the Society has awarded five long-term fellowships, one...