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What is the Philadelphia Science Festival?

The Philadelphia Science Festival is a nine-day, community-wide celebration of science that takes place annually in April. Featuring lectures, debates, hands-on activities, special exhibitions and a variety of other informal science education experiences for all ages, the Festival aims to provide opportunities for all Philadelphians to positively engage with and build a community around science, engineering, and technology.





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Festival Staff


Ellen Trappey
Philadelphia Science Festival Managing Officer
etrappey@fi.edu
215.448.1346

Rachel Giatras
Philadelphia Science Festival Coordinator
rgiatras@fi.edu
215.448.1397

Gerri Trooskin 
Founding Director
215.448.2366





The Philadelphia Science Festival is a proud member of the Science Festival Alliance, a collaborative network dedicated to fostering more and better science festivals.