During Hagley's winter clousure, the Hagley Museum Store will open for limited hours on Mondays.
Hagley is delighted to offer exclusive yoga classes with teacher Mary Currie for our members at the Household and above levels. Classes are held Tuesday and Thursday mornings.
Wendy A. Woloson is associate professor of history at Rutgers University – Camden. With a career as a museum curator, artist, and scholar of 19th century history, her new book is called Crap: A History of Cheap Stuff in America. In this book Woloson takes seriously the history of objects that are easy to dismiss: things not made to last; things we don't really need; things we often don't even really want.
Gregory Hargreaves interviews Louisa Iarocci about her research project “Bin, Bag, Box: The Architecture of Convenience,” in support of which, Iarocci, an associate professor at the University of Washington at Seattle, received an exploratory grant from the Hagley Center for the History of Business, Technology, & Society.
Celebrate Earth Day by examining the health of the Brandywine River. Do your part to reduce plastic waste by making an Ecobrick!
Learn how chemistry is used in our everyday lives and marvel in its magic.
Join us for our annual run/walk to benefit Hagley’s Scholarship Fund. Participants can run or walk along the beautiful Brandywine through Hagley’s 235-acre property.
The beauty of Hagley in the springtime is showcased a new series of family-friendly happy hours held behind the E.I. du Pont Barn.
In cooperation with Longwood Gardens' Community Read, learn how plants grow from seeds and how birds help them travel. Make your own bird feeder from recycled materials.
Learn about patterns, the Golden Ratio and discover how mathematics is everywhere in nature.
Use Newton's laws of motion to build a catapult and find out how far you can launch a paper ball.
Discover the wonderful, worm-filled world of soil! Create your own mixture, plant a seed in it, and watch it grow!
Spend a tasty afternoon learning about the chemical properties of the items you have in your kitchen! Make tie-dye milk art and ice cream in a bag!
Hagley is offering two stimulating weeks of summer camp activities. Camps provide a fun, hands-on environment in which to learn and make new friends.
Explore rocketry and propulsion. Make a stomp rocket and see how high it can go!
Use an egg to demonstrate the principles of motion, showing Newton's laws in full force.
Learn about buoyancy, density, and how boats stay afloat! Build your own boat and test how much cargo it can hold!
Explore the properties of light and find out how light can bend and bounce. Don't let your eyes fool you!
Learn how living things get their unique traits and discover what strawberry DNA looks like with out a microscope!
Find the hidden colors in markers and leaves by separating their pigments using chromatography.
Learn how batteries and circuits power our world and make a buzzing Monster Bot!
Create "fabric" out of plastic grocery bags and find a new use for it.