The Morbid Anatomy Museum continues to make me wish I lived on the opposite coast. Here is a quick look at their offerings this week:
Happy Valentine’s Week from your friends at Morbid Anatomy! We hope very much see you at one or more of our terrific holiday offerings.First up: this Tuesday, February 10th, we’ll host the one year anniversary edition ofMorbid Curiosity, our popular singles night (more here). On Wednesday the 11th will be a night of Hysterical Demons and Pathological Saints, the final installment of ourAnatomy of Hysteria series with Asti Hustvedt, author of Medical Muses, Hysteria in Nineteenth Century Paris; (more here.) Thursday, February 12th, we will host journalist and film-maker Jon Ronson (author of The Psychopath Test) for a screening of hisTottenham Ayatollah, night 5th of our much beloved “Jon Ronson Adventures;” more on that here.For Valentine’s weekend, we hope you’ll join us for an excellent double header with refreshments sponsored by Art in the Age Spirits! On Friday the 13th, hope to see you at “A Celebration of Superstitions,” a screening, lecture and launch Party with Film-maker in Residence Ronni Thomas and Mitch Horowitz, author of Occult America(more here). On Valentine’s Day proper, we are delighted to welcome back Mel Gordon, author of Voluptuous Panic, for a talk and rare film screening on the topic ofLove Cults, Drugs and the Hypnotic Arts (more here). A discounted ticket for both events is available here.We have also revamped our membership packages, and made available a such limited edition perks as a signed and numbered “Morbid Anatomy Museum” print by Mark Dion;A private party and tour at The Morbid Anatomy Museum; A special backstage tour of Philadelphia’s incomparable Mütter Museum with curator Anna Dhody; and a limited edition archival photo print of the Child’s Chapel in the Palermo Catacombs; you can find out more here.We strive to keep our programming and exhibitions affordable. If you like what we do, please consider becoming a member (with all that entails) by clicking here, or making a tax deductible donations via our fiscal sponsor Brooklyn Arts Council here.