Sunday, May 24, 2015

Non-Linear Narrative with Douglas Rushkoff! Early Science Films! Dilettanti Society Happy Hour Sponsored by Art in the Age! Upcoming Morbid Anatomy Events

We have many wonderful events coming up at Morbid Anatomy! Tickets are still available for an evening of "non-linear narrative" with Douglas Rushkoff and the Narrative Lab at Queens College (Tuesday, May 26th; more here); and a night of early science films with Oliver Gaycken, author of Devices of Curiosity: Early Cinema and Popular Science (Wednesday, May 27th; more here). "A Desire for Dramaticism" and our H.P. Lovecraft Brooklyn Guided Tour are now, sadly, sold out.

We also have a number of terrific new events to announce, including a new Morbid Anatomy Library happy hour and show and tell night: The Dilettanti Society Happy Hour presented by Art in the Age spirits! The first iteration will take place on Thursday June 4th; more here. Other events include a new iteration of our popular Morbid Anatomy Flea Market (Sunday, June 28th; Free! More here); Madness and Meaning, an illustrated lecture with Andrew Scull, Author of Madness in Civilization (Monday, June 29th; Tickets and more here); two nights of 16mm films with "Movie Mike": Thrilling Tales: A Survey of Serials of the 30s and 40s (Saturday, June 30th; Tickets and more here) and the 1944 Bluebeard starring John Carradine as the serial strangler of women in old Paris (Tuesday, July 28th; Tickets and more here); and a lecture on--and book party for--the Embalmed Head of Oliver Cromwell with Mark Hartzman, author of American Sideshow (Wednesday, August 19th; Tickets and more here). We have also added a second date of our sold out lecture The Gothic Sensibility: Victorian 'Gloomths' and the Contemporary 'Death Curious with Romany Reagan (Friday, July 29th; Tickets and more here).


Following is a full list of event; we highly recommend purchasing tickets in advance! You can also become a member and be alerted about events before they are announced to the general public by clicking here.

The Morbid Anatomy Museum is a non-profit, and, like most non-profits, we do not cover our overhead with revenue alone, but depend on donations and memberships to survive. If you appreciate what we do, please consider becoming a member or making a fully tax deductible donation today. Donations can be made here, and you can become a member--with assorted perks such as discounted admissions and free museum entry by clicking here.

IMMEDIATELY UPCOMING EVENTS
  • An Evening of Non-Linear Narrative with Douglas Rushkoff and the Narrative Lab at Queens College.
    Tuesday, May 26th, 8pm - 10pm, $5, Tickets (and more info) here
  • Devices of Curiosity: An Evening of Early Popular Science Films with Oliver Gaycken, author of Devices of Curiosity: Early Cinema and Popular Science
    Wednesday, May 27th 8pm - 10pm, Tickets (and more info) here
  • A Desire for Dramaticism: Semiotics of the 1980s Goth Subculture: An illustrated lecture with Andi Harriman
    Thursday, May 28th, 8pm, $8, 
    SOLD OUT (info here)
  • H.P. Lovecraft Brooklyn Guided Tour with Jane Rose
    Saturday, May 30th, 10:30am, OFFSITE: Meet at Parkside and Ocean Ave, right outside Prospect Park Entrance, $20, SOLD OUT (info here)
NEWLY ANNOUNCED EVENTS
  • Morbid Anatomy and Art in the Age Present: The Dilettanti Society Happy Hour - Cocktails and Show and Tell in the Morbid Anatomy Library
    Thursday June 4th, 6:30pm - 8pm, $20 ($12 for members), LIMITED SEATING, Tickets (and more info) here.
  • Morbid Anatomy Flea Market
    Sunday, June 28th, 12pm - 6pm, FREE, more info here.
  • Madness and Meaning: An Illustrated Lecture with Andrew Scull, Author of Madness in Civilization: A Cultural History of Insanity, from the Bible to Freud, from the Madhouse to Modern Medicine
    Monday, June 29th, 8pm, $8, Tickets (and more info) here.
  • Movie Mike Presents : Morbid Movie Madness - A Survey of Serials of the 30s and 40s First Chapters of Thrilling Tales in 16mm!
    Saturday, June 30th, $10, Tickets (and more info) here.
  • Movie Mike Presents : Morbid Movie Madness - Bluebeard with John Carradine as the serial strangler of women in old Paris in 16mm!
    Tuesday, July 28th, 8pm, $10, Tickets (and more info) here.
     
  •  'The Gothic Sensibility: Victorian 'Gloomths' and the Contemporary 'Death Curious' : An Illustrated Lecture with Romany Reagan
    Friday, July 29th, 8pm, $8, Tickets (and more info) here.
       
  • The Embalmed Head of Oliver Cromwell: An Illustrated Lecture with Mark Hartzman
    Wednesday, August 19th, 8pm, $8, Tickets (and more info) here.
ALL UPCOMING EVENTS
  • An evening of non-linear narrative with Douglas Rushkoff and the Narrative Lab at Queens College.
    Tuesday, May 26th, 8pm - 10pm, $5, Tickets (and more info) here
  • Devices of Curiosity: An Evening of Early Popular Science Films with Oliver Gaycken, author of Devices of Curiosity: Early Cinema and Popular Science
    Wednesday, May 27th 8pm - 10pm, Tickets (and more info) here
  • A Desire for Dramaticism: Semiotics of the 1980s Goth Subculture: An illustrated lecture with Andi Harriman
    Thursday, May 28th, 8pm, $8, 
    SOLD OUT (info here)
  • H.P. Lovecraft Brooklyn Guided Tour with Jane Rose
    Saturday, May 30th, 10:30am, OFFSITE: Meet at Parkside and Ocean Ave, right outside Prospect Park Entrance, $20, SOLD OUT (info here)
  • A Thief's Guide to Alchemy: Part I - Alchemy it's Language and Image or How to Read an Alchemical Text. An Illustrated Lecture with alchemist and author Brian Cotnoir. 
    Wednesday, June 3rd, 8pm - 10pm, $10 (3 lecture pass - $25), Tickets (and more info) here.
  • Morbid Anatomy and Art in the Age Present: The Dilettanti Society Happy Hour - Cocktails and Show and Tell in the Morbid Anatomy Library
    Thursday June 4th, 6:30pm - 8pm, $20 ($12 for members), LIMITED SEATING, Tickets (and more info) here.
  • Arcane Project: An evening of glass slides, magic lantern projections, and antique technologies. 
    Thursday, June 4th, 8pm - 10pm, Tickets (and more info) here
  • Psychedelics and Death: A Brief Introduction. An Illustrated Lecture with Psychotherapist Dr. Neal 
    Friday, June 5th, 8pm, $8, SOLD OUT (info here)
  • Anthropomorphic Rabbit Taxidermy Class with Divya Anantharaman 
    Saturday, June 6th, 12pm - 7pm, $300 (includes admission to the museum), $300, Tickets (and more info) here.
  • Fancy Chicken Taxidermy Class with Divya Anatharaman
    Sunday, June 7th, 12pm - 7pm, $400 (includes admission to the museum), SOLD OUT (info here)
  • A Thief's Guide to Alchemy: Part 2 - Alchemy: Substance and Symbol. An Illustrated Lecture with alchemist and author Brian Cotnoir. Wednesday, June 10th, 8pm - 10pm, $10 (3 lecture pass - $25), Tickets (and more info) here.
  • Capulet Gynecologist, Montague Onanist: Medieval Sex, Renaissance Death, and Romeo and Juliet. An Illustrated Lecture with Lois Leveen 
    Thursday June 11th, 8pm, Tickets (and more info) here
  • Anthropomorphic Insect Shadowbox Workshop with Daisy Tainton Saturday 
    Saturday, June 13th, 1pm - 4 pm, $75, Tickets (and more info) here
  • A Thief's Guide to Alchemy: Part 3 - Alchemical Methods and Tools both Physical and Metaphysical.  An Illustrated Lecture with alchemist and author Brian Cotnoir. 
    Wednesday, June 17th, 8pm - 10pm, $10 (3 lecture pass - $25), Tickets (and more info) 
    here
  • Tarantula Preservation Class Thursday with Divya Anantharaman
    Thursday, June 18th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm, $80 (includes admission to the museum), SOLD OUT (info here)
  • The Emerald Tablet - Alchemical Distilation Workshop with Brian Cotnoir. 
    Saturday, June 20th, 12pm - 6pm, $100, Tickets (and more info) here.
  • A Desire for Dramaticism: Semiotics of the 1980s Goth Subculture: An illustrated lecture with Andi Harriman 
    Tuesday, June 23rd, 8pm - 10 pm, $8, SOLD OUT (info here)
  • Search for the Sacred Heart of Jesus, An Illustrated Lecture with Peter Nevramont. 
    Wednesday, June 24th, 8pm - 10pm, $8, Tickets (and more info) here
  • "Witchcraft Through the Ages” (Haxan) – Polka music! Butter Churns!! 16mm silent film screening with Victrola!!! Presented and choreographed by Joel Schlemowitz 
    Thursday, June 25th, 8pm, $8, SOLD OUT (info here)
  • "Witchcraft Through the Ages” (Haxan) – Polka music! Butter Churns!! 16mm silent film screening with Victrola!!! Presented and choreographed by Joel Schlemowitz 
    Thursday, June 26th, 8pm, $8, SOLD OUT (info here)
  • Morbid Anatomy Flea Market
    Sunday, June 28th, 12pm - 6pm, FREE, more info here.
  • Madness and Meaning: An Illustrated Lecture with Andrew Scull, Author of Madness in Civilization: A Cultural History of Insanity, from the Bible to Freud, from the Madhouse to Modern Medicine
    Monday, June 29th, 8pm, $8, Tickets (and more info) here.
  • Movie Mike Presents : Morbid Movie Madness - A Survey of Serials of the 30s and 40s First Chapters of Thrilling Tales in 16mm!
    Saturday, June 30th, $10, Tickets (and more info) here.
  • Now You See It, Now You Don't: The Psychology of Magic, an Illustrated Lecture with Robert Teszka 
    Thursday, July 2nd, 8pm - 10pm, Tickets (and more info) here
  • The Right Mixture: The Theory and History of the Four Humours (as told with cocktails), an Illustrated lecture with Michael Goyette, PhD 
    Thursday, July 9th, 8pm - 10pm, Tickets (and more info) here
  • Psychedelics and Death: A Brief Introduction. An Illustrated Lecture with Psychotherapist Dr. Neal  
    Friday July 10th, 8pm - 10pm, $8, SOLD OUT (info here).
  • Anthropomorphic Mouse Taxidermy Class, One or Two Headed! with Divya Anantharaman
    Saturday, July 11th, 12pm - 6pm, $110 for one, $125 for two headed (all tickets include admission to the museum), SOLD OUT (info here).
  • Chick Taxidermy Class with Divya Anantharaman 
    Sunday, July 12th, 12pm-6:30pm,  $185 for one, $200 for two headed (all tickets include admission to the museum), Tickets (and more info) here
  • Stolen Armor, Bullet Sculptures, Photos of the Dead: Soldiers' Souvenirs, or The Things They Carried (Home). A Panel with Joanna Scutts, Lauren Walsh and Susan Harlan 
    Tuesday July 14th, 8pm, Tickets (and more info) here
  • 'The Gothic Sensibility: Victorian 'Gloomths' and the Contemporary 'Death Curious': An Illustrated Lecture with Romany Reagan. 
    Tuesday, July 21st, 8pm - 10pm, $8, SOLD OUT (info here)
  • Placebos, Nocebos and Voodoo Medicine, An Illustrated Lecture with Mark W Green MD, FAAN Professor of Neurology, Anesthesiology, and Rehabilitation Medicine 
    Wednesday, July 22nd, 8pm - 10pm, Tickets (and more info) here
  • Jackalope Taxidermy Class with Katie Innamorato 
    Saturday, July 25th, 12pm - 6pm, $250 (all tickets include admission to the museum), Tickets (and more info) here
  • Rat/Guinea Pigs Taxidermy Class with Katie Innamorato 
    Sunday, July 26th, 12pm - 6pm, $200 (all tickets include admission to the museum), Tickets (and more info) here
  • Movie Mike Presents : Morbid Movie Madness - Bluebeard with John Carradine as the serial strangler of women in old Paris in 16mm!
    Tuesday, July 28th, 8pm, $10, Tickets (and more info) here.
  • 'The Gothic Sensibility: Victorian 'Gloomths' and the Contemporary 'Death Curious' : An Illustrated Lecture with Romany Reagan
    Friday, July 29th, 8pm, $8, Tickets (and more info) here.
  • The Even More Disturbing and Absurd World of Medical Patents: An Illustrated Lecture with Eric Indin, Registered Patent Attorney. 
    Thursday, July 30th,  8pm - 10pm, $8, Tickets (and more info) here.
  • Chipmunk Taxidermy Class with Divya Anantharaman
    Saturday, August 1st, 12pm - 6pm, $185 (all tickets include admission to the museum), SOLD OUT ( info here)
  • Skunk Taxidermy Class with Divya Anantharaman
    Sunday, August 2nd, 12pm - 6pm, $450 (includes admission to the museum), Tickets (and more info) here
  • Evening Anthropomorphic Mouse Taxidermy Class with Divya Anantharaman 
    Wednesday, August 5th, 6:30pm - 10:30pm, $110 (all tickets include admission to the museum), Tickets (and more info) here
  • Psychedelics and Death: A Brief Introduction: An Illustrated Lecture with Psychotherapist Dr. Neal Goldsmith
    Friday, August 7th, 8pm - 10 PM, $8, SOLD OUT (info here)
  • The Embalmed Head of Oliver Cromwell: A Memoir: An Illustrated Lecture with Mark Hartzman
    Wednesday, August 19th, 8pm, $8, Tickets (and more info) here.
  • Starling Taxidermy Class with Katie Innamorato 
    Saturday, August 22nd, 12pm - 6pm, $275 (all tickets include admission to the museum), Tickets (and more info) here
  • Rat/ Guinea Pig with Wings Gaff Taxidermy Class with Katie Innamorato 
    Sunday, August 23rd, 12pm - 6pm, $235 (all tickets include admission to the museum), Tickets (and more info) here
  • Hannibal Lecter, Book Collector, An Illustrated Lecture with Elisabeth Brander, Rare Book Librarian at Washington University 
    Thursday, October 8th, 8pm, Tickets (and more info) here
Image: Microcosmi Historia, Robert Fludd, 1619

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