Upcoming Events

APRIL

March 31 – April 22: Morbid Anatomy April Visiting Scholar in Residence: Richard Barnett, Engagement Fellow at the Wellcome Trust, with Gin Provided by Hendrick’s
April 4: The Surprising Story of the Ku Klux Klan in America: Lecture and Artifact Show and Tell with Mike Zohn of TV’s Oddities

April 5: Winged Rats or Guinea Pigs Taxidermy Class with Rogue Taxidermist Katie Innamorato
April 10: Quintessence Of A Mystery: The Birth Of Gin:
Illustrated lecture with Morbid Anatomy Museum Visiting Scholar in Residence Richard Barnett, Engagement Fellow at the Wellcome Trust with drinks and music by Ronni Thomas
April 11: Dutch Courage And Mothers’ Ruin: The Gin Craze: Illustrated lecture and party with Morbid Anatomy Museum Visiting Scholar in Residence Richard Barnett, Engagement Fellow at the Wellcome Trust with drinks and music by Friese Undine
April 13 (AM): Wearable Taxidermy Workshop with Morbid Anatomy Museum Taxidermist in residence Divya Anantharaman
April 13 (PM):
The Electric Fictions of Nikola Tesla: Illustrated lecture with Morbid Anatomy Museum Visiting Scholar in Residence Richard Barnett, Engagement Fellow at the Wellcome Trust
April 15:  A History of Dream Interpretation: Finding Meaning in Dreams From Ancient Cultures to Modern Societies with Dr. Stanley Krippner
April 17: The Sick Rose: Anatomy and Art in an Age of Revolution: Lecture and Book Signing with Richard Barnett: Illustrated lecture with Morbid Anatomy Museum Visiting Scholar in Residence Richard Barnett, Engagement Fellow at the Wellcome Trust
April 18: Morbid Anatomy Museum Kickstarter Fundraiser: A benefit to support the Morbid Anatomy Museum Kickstarter with music,  films, and celebrity guests
April 20: Fancy Pigeon Taxidermy Class with Morbid Anatomy Taxidermist in Residence Divya Ananthamaran
April 22: The Beast in the Mirror: Illustrated lecture with Morbid Anatomy Museum Visiting Scholar in Residence Richard Barnett, Engagement Fellow at the Wellcome Trust
April 26 [new date]:
Morbid Anatomy Anthology Book Release Party

MAY

April 25th – May 4th: Congress for Curious People with Coney Island USA: A ten day series of lectures and performances culminating in a two day symposium, all of which explore curiosity and curiosities broadly considered
May 5:
Art and Anatomy: Preserving and Exhibiting the Human Body: Illustrated lecture with Dr Corinna Wagner, University of Exeter
May 8:
Wondrous Tones: In Search of “Nature Music”: Illustrated Lecture with Emily I. Dolan, University of Pennsylvania
May 9: Existential Mathematics: An Illustrated Lecture with Laurent Derobert
May 10:
The Victorian Art of Hair Jewelry : Workshop with Art Historian and Master Jeweler Karen Bachmann; Mother’s Day Special
May 15: Brontë Relics: An Illustrated Lecture with Professor Deborah Lutz
May 18: Anthropomorphic Bunny Taxidermy Class: Special Walter Potter Edition with Morbid Anatomy Museum Taxidermists in Residence Divya Anantharaman and Katie Innamorato
May 20: Morbid Curiosity: A Morbid Anatomy Singles Night Hosted by Daisy Tainton
May 22: Morbid Ingenuity: American Autodecapitants: An Illustrated Lecture with Robert Damon Schneck
May 29: Jewelry of the Damned: Amuletic Protection and Apotropaic Magic: Illustrated lecture with Ava Forte Vitali, Metropolitan Museum of Art

JUNE

June 1: Anthropomorphic Mouse (One or Two Headed!) Taxidermy Class with Divya Anantharamanphic
June 2 to July 21:
The Body Anatomized: 8 Week Art Studio and History Class with SVA’s Jonathon Rosen
June 7: Anatomical Venuses, Dime Museums, and Waterfront Dives: A Walking Tour from Barnum to the Bowery
June 14: Anthropomorphic Insect Shadowbox Workshop with Former AMNH Senior Insect Preparator Daisy Tainton
June 25: The Night of the Witch: Christina Oakley Harrington and Pam Grossman at the META Center  7pm/$20  Must purchase tickets here.  META Center Address: 214 W 29th St #16, New York, NY

July

July 22: Extraordinary Birds: The Art of Ornithology Lecture and Book Signing with Paul Sweet, Collection Manager in the Department of Ornithology, AMNH