Museum Announcements

EngineerGirl Essay Contest

The National Academy of Engineering invites all students (girls and boys) in grades 3-12 to submit an essay to the 2016 EngineerGirl Essay contest entitled “Responsible Engineering”. Submit your essay explaining how you would protect the environment and the safety, health, and well-being of the public as a responsible engineer. All submissions must be received by February 1, 2016 at 6:00 pm EST. 

Celebrating Bill D’Italia

Koshland Science Museum staff member and longtime Foggy Bottom resident, Bill D'Italia passed away unexpectedly in August. Watergate Gallery will exhibit his paintings of urban landscapes from around the D.C. area. They capture the spirit and energy of familiar scenes depicted with his skill and enthusiasm.