Sunday, December 7, 2014

Krampus Party with Alpine Village and DJ Vince Clarke! Free Holiday Fair! Call for Docents! Morbid Anatomy Upcoming Events and News!

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Gruß vom Krampus and Üdvözlet a Krampusztól! To celebrate this special time of year, we hope you'll join us for our Annual Krampus Costume Party on Saturday, December 20th! This year's iteration will feature a new wave dance party with DJ Vince Clarke (Erasure, Yazoo, Depeche Mode); a lecture and sing-along with Matt Lake, author of Night of the Krampus; a Christmas tale by journalist Jon Ronson, author of The Psychopath Test; complementary drinks; a special "Basket for Naughty Children" Krampus Photo-booth; a custom built miniature alpine village created by Jane Rose and friends; a Cramp-us Burlesque Variety Show provided by The Lady Ayelive appearances by Saint Nicholas and Krampus; the chance to win fabulous prizes in our Krampus Costume Contest; and much, much more! You can find out more--and buy tickets!--here.

We also hope very much to see you next weekend--December 13th and 14th--at our annual free Holiday Gift Fair, where we will host a variety of vendors on two floors of the museum; offerings will include antiques, taxidermy, books, ephemera, osteological and wet specimens, abject housewear, jewelry, and much more! Find out more here. 

The Morbid Anatomy Museum strives to make all of our programming affordable. If you like what we do, please consider us in your end of year giving--via our fiscal sponsor Brooklyn Arts Council--by clicking here. You can also support us by becoming a member (with all the benefits that entails!) here. 

Following is a list upcoming Morbid Anatomy Museum events. Hope very much to see you at one or more!
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NEWLY ANNOUNCED EVENTS
  • Common Cinema Laboratories: Caring Labor presented by Programmer in Residence Amy Herzog 
    Monday, December 8th, 8pm, $5 suggested donation, more info here
  • Morbid Anatomy Annual Krampus Costume Party with DJ Vince Clarke; A Variety Show, Costume Contest, Sing-along and Photo Booth; Complimentary Drinks and Cake; Mini talks by Jon Ronson and Matt Lake; Alpine Village Recreation; and much more!
    Saturday, December 20th, 8pm, $15 for Members/$25 for Non-Members, Tickets (and more info) here
  • Jackalope Skeleton Workshop with Wilder Duncan
    Sunday, January 11th, 1pm - 6pm, $200, Tickets (and more info) here
  • Shrouds Then and Now: An Affectionate History of Winding Sheets and Burial Garments. An Illustrated Lecture by Amy Cunningham
    Monday, January 19, 8pm, $8, Tickets (and more info) here
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EVENTS THIS WEEK
  • Common Cinema Laboratories: Caring Labor presented by Amy Herzog 
    Monday, December 8th, 8pm, $5 suggested donation, more info here
  • Commercial Visions: Science, Trade, and Visual Culture in the Dutch Golden Age: An Illustrated Lecture and Book Signing with Dániel Margócsy.
    Tuesday, December 9th, 8pm, $5, Tickets (and more info) here
  • La Frequenza Fantasma: Hunting for the Ghost Frequency: An Illustrated lecture and screening with Chiara Ambrosio
    Wednesday, December 10th, $8, 8pm, $8, Tickets (and more info) here
  • Extraordinary Birds: The Art of Ornithology Lecture and Book Signing with Paul Sweet.
    Thursday, December 11th, 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.
    Friday, December 12th, 8pm, $10, Tickets (and more info) here
  • Morbid Anatomy Annual Holiday Fair
    FREE! Saturday, December 13th and Sunday, December 14th, 12-6, More here
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NEW IN THE GIFTSHOP

Special Krampus Merchandise in the Morbid Anatomy Museum Gift Shop

Special limited edition Krampus T-shirts by artist Mark Splatter and Morbid Anatomy Krampus cards now available! 


Find out more here, and peruse the entire gift shop here.

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NEW ADDITIONS TO THE MORBID ANATOMY LIBRARY

Special thanks to James Kennaway, Corinna Wagner, Laurel Braitman, Tim Kern, Ian Williams, Dániel Margócsy, Mark O Pilkington, Lorelei Russ, Spencer Lamm, Elizabeth Broman and Jennifer Berman. Come visit our new books 12-6 every day but Tuesday!
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CEO AND CO-FOUNDER TRACY HURLEY MARTIN IN THE NEWS!
 

The gorgeous home of our CEO, Board-Chair and co-founder Tracy Hurley Martin was just featured in a recent article on the 6sqft website; you can read it--and see all the lovely photos--by clicking here.
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SUPPORT MORBID ANATOMY!

If you like what we do, please consider us in your end of year charitable giving! Tax deductible donations can be made via our fiscal sponsor Brooklyn Arts Council by clicking here. You can also become a member--with all the special benefits that entails!--by clicking here.
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ALL OTHER UPCOMING EVENTS 
  • The Art of Decay: An Evening of Drawing, Drinks and Music.
    Monday, December 15th, 8pm - 11pm, $15, Tickets (and more info) here 
  • A Virtual Tour of the Special Collections of the Augustus C. Long Library, Columbia University Medical Center: Illustrated lecture with Jennifer McGillan, archivist at the Augustus C. Long Library
    Tuesday, December, 16th, 8pm, $8, Tickets (and more info) here 
  • The French Pantheon and its Dead: The Grateful Fatherland: An Illustrated talk by Mitch Abidor, Writer and Translator.
    Wednesday December 17th, 8pm, $8, Tickets (and more info) here
  • The Ballad of Ruby Ridge: Screening and discussion with journalist and film-maker Jon Ronson: Night 4 of “The Jon Ronson Adventures”
    Thursday, December 18th, 8pm, $15, Tickets (and more info) here 
  • NYC Gin Society presents: All About Bitters hosted by the NYC Gin Society.
    Friday, December 19th, 7:30pm - 9:30pm, $30 for non-members, $20 for Morbid Anatomy or Gin Society members, Tickets (and more info) here 
  • Christmas Special Anthropomorphic Mouse Taxidermy Class with Divya Anatharaman.
    Saturday December 20th, 12pm - 5pm, $110-$125, Tickets (and more info) here
  • Morbid Anatomy Annual Krampus Costume Party with DJ Vince Clarke a Cramp-us Variety Show; Krampus Costume Contest; Sing-along and Photo Booth; Complimentary Drinks and Cake; Mini talks by Jon Ronson and Matt Lake; Alpine Village Recreation; and much more! Saturday, December 20th, 8pm, $15 for Members/$25 for Non-Members, Tickets (and more info) here
  • Anthropomorphic Mouse Taxidermy Class with Divya Anantharaman
    Saturday January 10th, 12pm - 5pm, $110 one headed/$125 two headed, Tickets (and more info) here
  • Jackalope Skeleton Workshop with Wilder Duncan Sunday, January 11th, 1pm - 6pm, $200, Tickets (and more info) here
  • Anthropomorphic Rabbit Taxidermy Class with Divya Anantharaman
    Saturday, January 17th, 12-6pm, $300, Tickets (and more info) here  
  • The Anatomy of Hysteria: Clinical Collaborations and Coercions in 19th Century Paris  Part I: Creating the Perfect Hysterical Specimen: Illustrated Lecture with Asti Hustvedt, author of Medical Muses, Hysteria in Nineteenth Century Paris
    Wednesday, January 28th, 8pm, $8 ($20 for the 3 Lectures on Hysteria), Tickets (and more info) here  
  • The Anatomy of Hysteria: Clinical Collaborations and Coercions in 19th Century Paris  Part II: The Photographic Iconography of Hysteria: Illustrated lecture with Asti Hustvedt, author of Medical Muses, Hysteria in Nineteenth Century Paris
    Wednesday, February 4th, 8pm, $8 ($20 for the 3 Lectures on Hysteria), Tickets (and more info) here
  • Chipmunk Taxidermy Class with Divya Anantharaman
    Sunday, February 8th, 12-6pm, $185, Tickets (and more info) here
  • Fancy Chicken Taxidermy Class with Divya Anantharaman
    Sunday, February 15th, 12-6pm, $400, Tickets (and more info) here
  • Shrouds Then and Now: An Affectionate History of Winding Sheets and Burial Garments. An Illustrated Lecture by Amy Cunningham Monday, January 19, 8pm, $8, Tickets (and more info) here
  • The Anatomy of Hysteria: Clinical Collaborations and Coercions in 19th Century Paris  Part III: Hysterical Demons and Pathological Saints: Illustrated Lecture with Asti Hustvedt, author of Medical Muses, Hysteria in Nineteenth Century Paris
    Wednesday, February 11th, 8pm, $8 ($20 for the 3 Lectures on Hysteria), Tickets (and more info) here
  • Anthropomorphic Mouse Taxidermy Class with Divya Anantharaman, Taxidermist in Residence
    Saturday, March 21st, 12pm – 5pm, $110 one headed/$125 two headed, Tickets (and more info) here
  • Fancy Pigeon Taxidermy Class with Divya Anantharaman, Taxidermist in Residence
    Saturday, March 28th, 12 to 6pm, $275, Tickets (and more info) here

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