In 2011 the Academy formed a ground-breaking affiliation with Drexel University, creating a scientific powerhouse. In 2012 the Academy celebrated its bicentennial with a yearlong exhibit that showcased highlights from its world-renowned collection of more than 18 million plant and animal specimens. The collection comprises a library of life and is used by researchers around the world to solve real-world problems.


  • Title: Treasures from the Collections
  • Creator: Greg Benson

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