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Morbid Anatomy's Festival of Arcane Knowledge II, Sponsored by Brooklyn Brewery
Morbid Anatomy Museum
Brooklyn, NY
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Morbid Anatomy's Festival of Arcane Knowledge II, Sponsored by Brooklyn Brewery
Date: Sunday, March 13th
Time: 10.30 am - 8pm
Admission: $25 -  $20 for Morbid Anatomy Members
Location: Morbid Anatomy Museum, 424 Third Avenue, 11215 Brooklyn NY
Afterparty at Halyards (406 3rd Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11215)

Please join the Morbid Anatomy Museum for the second iteration of our "Festival of Arcane Knowledge." The day will feature MC Evan Michelson of TV's Oddities introducing a full day of short talks, offbeat tours, demonstrations, screenings and projections by our unique community of makers, teachers, collectors and rogue scholars. Following the day's activities we'll host a private after party at Halyards, our favorite local bar. Hope you can make it!

Beer will be provided free of charge and lovingly by Brooklyn Brewery

SCHEDULE

MCed by Evan Michelson (TV's Oddities, Obscura Antiques)

10.30am - Intro by Joanna Ebenstein (Morbid Anatomy Museum co-founder and creative director)

11.00am - Pam Grossman (Phantasmaphile) - Art and The Occult

11.30am - Seth Gopin (Rutgers University) - Paris Catacombs

12.00pm - John Whitenight (Collector, Author of Under Glass: A Victorian Obsession) - Memento Mori, Stuffed pets and Hair Raising Cemeteries, a Show and Tell of Objects from the John Whitenight Collection

12.30pm - Andi Harriman - A Desire for Dramaticism: Semiotics of the 1980s Goth Subculture

1.00pm - Three Short films from the National Library of Medicine, curated by Michael Sappol (NLM Historian)

1.30pm - Harold Schechter (Serial Killer author and specialist) - Belle Gunness, the Arch-Murderess

2.00pm - Lunch Break

3.30pm - Karen Bachmann (Hair Artist in Residence) - Cursed Gemstones: Legend and History

4.00pm - Brian Cotnoir (Alchemist in Residence) - Alchemy, color symbolism and the ascent of the soul.

4.30pm - Mike Zohnn (TV's Oddities, Obscura Antiques) - Mexican Pulp Art - Show and Tell

5.00pm - Alexis Carl - Ritual in Scent

5.30pm - Ilise S. Carter (Performer, Writer) - Female Freaks: Sex, Science and Sideshow

6.00pm Dylan Thuras and Michelle Enemark (Atlas Obscura) : Enjoy your deathstination: The long history of dark tourism

6.30pm - Jess Zimmerman (Guardian Columnist) - The Puzzle Book that Drove England to Madness

7.00pm - Shannon Taggart (Programmer in Residence) - Abnormal, Non-Natural, Holy: Michael Jackson as Modern Myth

IN THE CAFE:

2pm - 5pm: Aaron Rodriguez and his Insect Petting Zoo

5pm to 6pm - Rebecca Purcell (Artist, Stylist) reading her custom tarot cards

IN THE MUSEUM

3pm - Laetitia Barbier (Morbid Anatomy Head Librarian): Milagritos - Private devotion and catholic vernacular practices in the collection of The Morbid Anatomy Library

AfterParty at Halyards starting at 7.30pm !

Image: Cats being instructed In the art of mouse-catching by an owl ,Oil on canvas, c. 1700, Lombard School

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Morbid Anatomy Museum (View)
424 A Third Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11215
United States

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