The behind-the-scenes work of many museums comes out into the open, as leading conservators and researchers from around the city come together to demonstrate how they preserve their most precious artifacts, from life specimens and mummies, to books, films, and architecture. Guests can celebrate National Preservation Week as they meet experts from the Penn Museum, the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, the Art Conservators Alliance, the Barnes Foundation, Bartram’s Garden, the City Archives, the Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts, the College of Physicians of Philadelphia, the Fairmount Historic Preservation Trust, the Franklin Institute, the Free Library of Philadelphia, the John James Audubon Center, the La Salle Art Museum, the Seaport Museum, and the University of Delaware. For tickets and more information, visit philasciencefestival.org.
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