Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Poe, Patents and Cultural Mourning: This Week and Beyond at The Morbid Anatomy Museum

Morbid Anatomy has scores of wonderful events taking place at The Morbid Anatomy Museum in the weeks and months to come! If you like what you see, please consider supporting this kind of programming by becoming a member (with all the benefits that entails!) by clicking here, or making a donation by clicking here

Thanks, and hope to see you at one of these great upcoming events!

EVENTS TAKING PLACE THIS WEEK
  • The Draped Mirror: Reflections on a Cultural Mourning Practice: Lecture and After Hours Tour: An Illustrated lecture and Museum Late Night with Colin Dickey, Morbid Anatomy Museum Managing Director and author of "Cranioklepty" and "Afterlives of the Saints"THIS Wednesday, September 17th, 8pm, $5, Tickets (and more info) here

  • "Stanley Kubrick’s Boxes": Screening and discussion with journalist and film-maker Jon Ronson; Night two of “The Jon Ronson Adventures”
    THIS Thursday, September 18th; 8pm; $15 SOLD OUT
  • Songs of Love, Loss, Death and Longing with German Lyrical Soprano Kai Irina Hahn Pianist Jeremy Rafal POSTPONED
    THIS Friday, September 19th; 8pm; $12; Tickets (and more info) here
  • Torah Animal World Taxidermy Museum Field Trip
    THIS Sunday, September 21st; SOLD OUT
NEWLY ANNOUNCED EVENTS
  • The Everlasting Funeral of Edgar Allan Poe: An Illustrated Lecture by Writer A. N. Devers; Co-sponsored by Center for FictionThursday, October 2nd, 8pm, $8, Tickets (and more info) here

  • Lies: Illustrated Lecture and Science Improv with Science Exclamation Point POINT
    Thursday, October 9th, 8pm, $8, Tickets (and more info) here

  • Sex, Death and Rebirth in Ancient Egypt: Illustrated Lecture with Ava Vitalli
    Saturday, October 18th, 8:00 PM, $8, Tickets (and more info) here

  • An Evening with The Horror Writers Association
    Thursday, October 23, 8pm, $8
    , Tickets (and more info) here
  • Morbid Anatomy Day of the Dead/Dia de Los Muertos Party: Illustrated Lecture by Dr. Andrew Chesnut, Music, Costumes, Calavera Makeup, Tequila, Traditional Altar, Sugar Skulls, Death Piñata, and more! Sponsored by Modelo Especial!
    Friday, October 24th, 8pm,  $25 - $15, Tickets (and more info) here
 
  • Anthropomorphic Insect Shadowbox Workshop
    Saturday, October 25th, 1 – 4 PM, $75, Tickets (and more info) here
  • The Public Corpse: Death Rituals and the Spaces Dedicated to Them in Rome: An Illustrated Lecture by Elizabeth Harper
    Monday, November 3rd, 8pm, $8, Tickets (and more info) here

  • A Theoretical Ghost: Analysing the Uncanny Through the Lens of Charles Dickens' Night Walks: An Illustrated Lecture with Romany Reagan, PhD Candidate, Royal Holloway, University of London
    Tuesday, November 4th, 8pm, $8, Tickets (and more info) here

  • Playthings and Patents: The Dark Intersection Between Toys, Technology and Art:: Illustrated Lecture with Eric "Indin" Bleich, Registered Patent Attorney
    Wednesday, November 5th, 8pm, $8, Tickets (and more info) here
  • Commercial Visions: Science, Trade, and Visual Culture in the Dutch Golden Age: An Illustrated Lecture and Book Signing with Dániel Margócsy, professor of early modern history at Hunter College
    Tuesday, December 9th, 8pm, $5, Tickets (and more info) here

  • Decadence, Symbolism, and Rock and Roll's Occult Imagination: An Illustrated Lecture with Peter Bebergal, Author of "Season of the Witch: How the Occult How the Occult Saved Rock and Roll": Produced by Phantasmaphile
    Friday, December 12th; 8pm; $10,
    Tickets (and more info) here
Please note: this list includes ONLY newly announced and directly upcoming events; click here to see a complete list. And,  please note: events tend to sell out; we strongly recommend pre-purchasing a ticket to ensure admission!

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