February 27 2017

Spit Spreads Death: What can a bedpan tell us about a pandemic?

Jane E. Boyd, Ph.D., is an independent curator and writer based in Philadelphia. She is the guest historical curator for Spit Spreads Death, the Mütter Museum’s forthcoming exhibition on the 1918 influenza pandemic. She was a guest curator for the Mütter’s current long-term exhibition, Broken Bodies, Suffering Spirits: Injury, Death, and Healing in Civil War Philadelphia.

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January 23 2017

Going Viral Behind the Scenes

Mütter Museum aims to go “viral” with a special Facebook Live announcement revealing future exhibit about deadly flu pandemic. Tune into Facebook Live on Tuesday, January 24 at 2pm.
 

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January 06 2017

Celebrating Teen Health Week at the Mütter Museum

January 9 - 13: From Harrisburg to the Mütter Museum, teens are raising awareness of mental, sexual, and physical health concerns.
On Monday, January 9 2017, The College of Physicians of Philadelphia will be taking a convoy of young Pennsylvanians to the State Capitol in Harrisburg to celebrate the start of Pennsylvania Teen Health Week 2017.

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January 03 2017

Comings and Goings at the Mütter Museum in 2017

We’ll be saying goodbye to two of our beloved exhibitions this week. Stop by to see David Orr’s Perfect Vessels and Vesalius On The Verge: The Book and The Body one last time… and read on to find out what will be replacing them!

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December 07 2016

Tracing the Remains: Exploring the art of decay

Opening Reception: January 12, 2017 6pm

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