Hairy Secrets: Human Relic as Memory Object in Victorian Mourning Jewelry
This series with master jeweler and art historian Karen Bachman will explore in lectures and a workshop the history of the preservation of human remains for reasons sacred and profane, culminating in the flowering of Victorian hair art mourning jewelry.
The Morbid Anatomy Art Academy
A series of classes and workshops instructing students in arcane, traditional, or anatomically related studio and conceptual art techniques.Classes thus far include Anthropomorphic Chick Taxidermy, Anthropomorphic Mouse Taxidermy, Dissection as Studio Practice, Mummification Class, and Vanitas Class; email proposals to morbidanatomy [at] gmail.com.
New Atlantis 2020
A series of live performances, visuals, readings and discussions curated and moderated by John Swenson, author of New Atlantis: Musicians Battle for the Survival of New Orleans
Out of the Cabinet: Tales of Strange Objects and the People Who Love Them
A series of lectures and meditations by collectors on the curious allure and secret life of objects
Presented by Morbid Anatomy and Morbid Anatomy Library Scholar in Residence Evan Michelson
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