Natural Histories: 400 Years of Scientific Illustration

01/23/24 - 04/23/24

Repeats: Every Day

Reading Public Museum
500 Museum Road
Reading, Pennsylvania 19611
Region: Dutch Country Roads
Hours of operation: 11am-5pm
Admission fee: Museum Admission

On exhibit January 20-May 5, 2024. Illustration has played an integral role in scientific discovery for centuries. Images were created in pursuit of scientific knowledge and to accompany important scientific works in disciplines ranging from astronomy to zoology. Travel back in time as you explore 40 striking scientific illustrations spanning five centuries and try your hand at scientific illustration in Natural Histories: 400 Years of Scientific Illustration, a new exhibition displayed in The Museum’s World Cultures and Meinig Family Galleries.

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