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Press Room

Welcome to the Press Room of the Academy of Natural Sciences. This site is designed as a resource for the media. It contains press releases and photos for use with articles about the Academy..

The Communications Office is the official liaison for the news media. The office coordinates media coverage of exhibitions, programs, and scientific research at the museum. The office also provides story ideas, photographs, and science experts. All requests to film in the museum are facilitated by this office.

Contact Information:

Carolyn Belardo, Director, Public Relations
Phone: 215-299-1043
Fax: 215-299-1107

The Academy of Natural Sciences
1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19103

  • Press Releases

    Read current and archived press releases from as early as 2007.

  • Publicity Photos

    Download high-res photos of Academy events, collections, and facilities.

  • Press Kits

    Find out what's hot at the Academy!

  • Photography & Video

    Review media guidelines for visitors, press, and creative professionals.

  • Science Experts

    Interview the Academy's scientists about their research and other related issues.