After a series of site evaluations and assessments of the Interpretive Center after Hurricane Ida, executive director Karen Young shares an update of the status of our Center and our newest exhibition POOL: A Social History of Segregation. Click here to read the full statement.

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October events at the FWWIC!

Searching for Science Saturdays? Pursuing Pop-up Activities? Seeking Sunday Cinema? Here are our upcoming events for October! Since we add events and programs all season, please check back here to see what’s new. We have a very special event on October 25: Dr. Peter Gleick, Co-Founder and President, Pacific Institute “Global Water Challenges, Issues and […]


Our summer newsletter is here!

Summer is flowing by as the FWWIC welcomes a wide range of visitors. We’re continuing our Pop-Up Science activities (you never know where you’ll find us next!), lots of special events and, of course, our popular Science Saturdays and Sunday Cinemas. You’ll find tours inside and out of our site and around the city; ways […]


Friday, October 25: Global Water Challenges, Issues and Solutions, with Dr. Peter Gleick.

Dr. Peter Gleick is renowned the world over as a leading expert, innovator, and communicator on water and climate issues. He co-founded and leads the Pacific Institute in Oakland, celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2012 as one of the most innovative, independent non-governmental organizations in the fields of water and economic and environmental justice and […]


Summer is bubbling with activity at the FWWIC!

Summer in the City is hot; but we’re bubbling over with cool activities at the IC! From fish to fowl to films, we have more programs than ever to offer. Please click on the link FWWICeventsSummer2013a.pdf for your copy of the summer calendar. Campers, student scientists, visitors of all ages and tour participants are all […]


Project Flow Summer Program

Project Flow, now in its fourth year,  is a six-week summer experience during which students explore water in an experiential and interdisciplinary way as artists, historians, scientists and social activists. It is a partnership program between the Fairmount Water Works Interpretive Center and Germantown Friends School.  The Program is based at the Interpretive Center but features […]