"Making Nature: The Labor of Natural History," June 6–7, 2024

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Free and open to the public.
Please RSVP to attend.

Benjamin Franklin Hall

427 Chestnut Street

Philadelphia, PA 19106

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Inspired by the APS Museum’s upcoming exhibition Sketching Splendor: Natural History in America, 1750-1850 the American Philosophical Society is organizing a two-day conference that will explore the ways humans have imagined, depicted, and constructed representations and knowledge about the natural world over time.

The conference will be held in-person at the Society in Philadelphia on June 6-7, 2024.

The conference is free and open to all, but registration is required to attend. A full schedule will be provided soon.