CHF joins over 40 Old City Philadelphia museums, galleries, and shops in hosting an open house the first Friday evening of every month. In addition to extended gallery hours, each month’s event features guest speakers and hands-on activities that bring the exhibits to life.
First Fridays are free and open to the public; no registration required!
Check below for a full list of upcoming First Friday events at CHF. For more information, call 215.925.2222 or e-mail email@example.com.
Upcoming First Friday Events
- June 5, 2015
Cheese, Chocolate, and Fermentation
- August 7, 2015
Your Brain on Music
- September 4, 2015
Extreme Art Makeover
- October 2, 2015
Where’s My Hoverboard?
- November 6, 2015
- December 4, 2015
Magic, Spectacle, and Science
Information on past events can be found on the pages listed below.
Starting with a hands-on exploration of alchemical book production, CHF looks forward to an exciting new season of monthly First Friday events.
From the fascinating story of Greensgrow Farms to space suit technology to the opening of our Books of Secrets exhibit, there was a First Friday for everyone in 2014.
Beginning with the scrumptious fermentation science of “Smoke, Salt, and Citrus,” CHF had an exciting season of monthly First Friday events in 2013.
In 2012 our First Friday visitors learned the history and science of candy making, herbology, tea, beer, and more.
Chemistry fairies, periodic-table poetry, and the science of cake were just some of the topics explored through CHF’s First Friday events in 2011.
CHF’s First Friday topics in 2010 included the science of Jell-O, the chemistry of glassmaking, and the discovery of bacteria.
From molecular origami to carnivorous plant feeding, CHF’s 2009 First Friday events invited visitors to explore science through art and observation.