Science After Hours: Pride

Science After Hours: Pride

Tuesday, June 25, 2019 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm


The Franklin Institute
222 North 20th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
  • Adults
  • Evening
  • Members
  • Public

An evening dedicated to celebrating the rich diversity among the science and arts community, join us for a very special Pride Month celebration.

Activities Include:
-Delve into how scientific our ideas about sex and gender are with local sexologist, writer, podcaster, adjunct professor, consultant and activist Timaree Schmit, PhD.
-Science can be a Drag: three local drag performers paired with three Franklin Institute science interpreters for some colorful and over-the-top science demonstrations throughout the evening!
-Vogue! alongside two of Philly’s Ballroom Legends from the POSSE Project, Lamish Voltaire and Legendary Bubby Revlon. Interactive activities including: how rainbows are made, understanding prisms and spectrometers, color mixing demos, and creating a rainbow-colored mixtures that erupts from test tubes.
-Design individualized DNA bracelets and personal Pride flags.
-DJ Robert Drake transports the dance floor with a mix of classics from the 80s & 90s. 
-Grand Finale: PRIDE edition of our Ball Pit Ball Explosion!

This event is for Adults 21+

Ticket Prices:
Non-Members $25
Members: $20

Science After Hours events offer a welcoming environment in which all guests can freely delight in the fanciful, the frightening, and the just plain weird reaches of science.  We maintain that each guest has the right to fully experience and enjoy our programming regardless of their age, background, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, socioeconomic situation, religion, or abilities.

Lead Sponsor of Science After Hours

Participating Partners

  • Tesla Science Foundation
  • Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
  • Lucky Strike
  • Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Sex With Timaree
  • Thirsty Dice
  • Philadelphia Fight
  • Kotton!
  • Independence Blue Cross