Special Event

Lecture and Reading: Robert Louis Stevenson’s The Body Snatcher

Lecture and Reading: Robert Louis Stevenson’s The Body Snatcher

19 December 2014, 19.00

Location: Old Operating Theatre Museum

To commemorate the 130th anniversary of the publication of Stevenson’s spine chilling short story Dr Ruth Richardson tells the story behind the story. Followed by a full reading of the work in the atmospheric surroundings of the Georgian operating theatre housed in the attic of St Thomas Church by London Bridge.

December

January

  • Exhibition: The Generous Georgian, Dr Richard Mead

    Exhibition: The Generous Georgian, Dr Richard Mead

    26 September 2014 - 4 January 2015

    Location: The Foundling Museum

    Exploring Mead ‘in the round’, as a collector, philanthropist and physician, this exhibition will bring to light the Foundling Hospital’s relationship with a truly remarkable individual.

  • Exhibition: The Sensory War 1914-2014

    Exhibition: The Sensory War 1914-2014

    11 October 2014 - 22 February 2015

    Location: Manchester Art Gallery

    This major group exhibition marking the Centenary of the First World War explores how artists have communicated the impact of military conflict on the body, mind, environment and human senses between 1914 and 2014.

  • Exhibition: Silent Partners, Artist & Mannequin from Function to Fetish

    Exhibition: Silent Partners, Artist & Mannequin from Function to Fetish

    14 October 2014 - 25 January 2015, 17.00-20.00

    Location: The Fitzwilliam Museum

    Silent Partners is a ground-breaking exhibition devoted to the artist's mannequin, that uncovers its playful, uncanny - and sometimes disturbing - history from the Renaissance to the present-day.

  • Uncovering Freud

    Uncovering Freud

    23 January 2015, 14.00 - 17.00

    Location: Wellcome Collection

    Sigmund Freud frequently compared his work to that of the archaeologist, who sifts through the ruins to piece together a forgotten past. Join Stefan Marianski to see an object from the Freud Museum collection and to hear how Freud viewed and used these items during his consultations.

February

  • Exhibition: The Sensory War 1914-2014

    Exhibition: The Sensory War 1914-2014

    11 October 2014 - 22 February 2015

    Location: Manchester Art Gallery

    This major group exhibition marking the Centenary of the First World War explores how artists have communicated the impact of military conflict on the body, mind, environment and human senses between 1914 and 2014.