Please Note: Our elevator will be out of service Thursday and Friday, September 28th and 29th
This intermediate drawing course is a unique opportunity to draw from the Mütter Museum’s collection of anatomical specimens and models. Specimens not currently on display will be specially selected from the Mütter storage vaults. This course operates in the tradition of scientific and artistic confluence; its goal is to cultivate artistic and observational skills through intimate interaction with the Museum’s collection in a small class setting.
Working from direct observation, course members will develop perceptual skills to understand the form and function of the body’s parts and systems. Due to the fragility of the specimens and space restrictions, this is a sketchbook only course. Each class will begin with a brief lecture that will introduce information pertaining to the specimens and will end with a short group critique.
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Photo Credit: Drawing of skulls by Kara Bohleman
The Mütter Museum helps the public appreciate the mysteries and beauty of the human body while understanding the history of diagnosis and treatment of disease.