The grant funds a four-year project to raise understanding of the ongoing significance of Dr. Arnold O. Beckman as a scientist-entrepreneur and philanthropist.
The Museum at CHF will be open from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Saturday, September 27, as part of Museum Day Live!, an annual event hosted by Smithsonian magazine.
From Chemical Heritage
Brown Bag Lecture: “The History of Chemistry in 30 Minutes Flat”
Museum Day Live!
Brown Bag Lecture: “Emil Fischer’s Dream: A ‘Synthetic-Chemical Biology’ in the Early 20th Century”
First Friday: Can It!
Brown Bag Lecture: “Sciences of the Similar: A History of ‘Me-Too’ Medicines”
Science on Tap
Detail of Chemistry, Engraved by J. Chapman
Portrait of F. W. Clarke.
Donato d’Eremita, Dell' elixir vitae (1624)
Prototype for the Perkin-Elmer Model 12 Infrared Spectrophotometer
Sears Chemistry Set, ca. 1958
Detail of The Chemist, Edward Allen Schmidt, 19th century
Comparison of Fertilizers, Fixed Nitrogen Research Laboratory
Otto Tachenius, Hippocrates chymicus (1677)
Celluloid Trading Card
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