July 07 2017

Skip the crowds! Members-Only Hours at the Mütter Museum

This summer, we are launching our first Members-Only Hours at the Mütter Museum. Beat the Saturday rush with exclusive Mütter access a full hour before the Museum opens for the general public. Join Now!

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June 21 2017

Connective Tissue: Exploring human tissue through paper at The Mütter Museum

This summer the Mütter Museum is revealing an exhibition that truly offers a “cross-section” of the human anatomy in a unique artistic medium.

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June 14 2017

History of Vaccines Launches Sites in Arabic, Hindi, and Urdu

Award-winning, a project of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia, builds upon its success to reach new global audiences, filling a need for global vaccine history education.

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May 12 2017

Spit Spreads Death: Let’s start here! Researching an interactive artwork

Artist Matt Adams is one of the founders of UK-based contemporary artists' group Blast Theory. He is collaborating with the Mütter Museum, along with historical curator Jane E. Boyd, and art curator Trevor Smith, to create a centerpiece for the Mütter's forthcoming major exhibition Spit Spreads Death. Here he explains his artistic approach to creating an interactive piece for a medical history museum.

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May 01 2017

Spit Spreads Death: The expression of cultural DNA: art, history, and storytelling

Last week, Curator of the Present Tense of the Peabody Essex Museum and Arts Curator for the Pew Center for Arts and Heritage Discovery Grant Trevor Smith shared his insight into the development of Spit Spreads Death, an exhibit coming to the Mütter in 2018.

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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.

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  • Philadelphia, PA 19103
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  • 10am–5pm
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