Forthcoming Exhibition: Conquering Heart Disease

The International Museum of Surgical Science pleased to announce the development of a new exhibit on cardiovascular surgery and health. This important exhibit will highlight the most current medical innovations in the field. Over the next several years, over 150,000 people will visit this exhibit to supplement their understanding of healthcare treatments related to the … Continue reading Forthcoming Exhibition: Conquering Heart Disease

Jon Chambers announced as Winter-Spring 2019 Artist-in-Residence

Jon Chambers is welcomed into the position of IMSS Artist-in-Residence for Winter-Spring 2019 December 2018 – April 2019 Jon Chambers is an artist and educator based in Chicago where he teaches media literacy, media art histories, net art, new media art (software + hardware) and video. He has shown work nationally and internationally, in screening … Continue reading Jon Chambers announced as Winter-Spring 2019 Artist-in-Residence

Amgen, Akcea Therapeutics and the Lipoprotein(a) Foundation give support for forthcoming Lipoprotein Exhibit at the Museum

Amgen, Akcea Therapeutics and The Lipoprotein(a) Foundation give support for forthcoming Lipoprotein Exhibit at the Museum. Amgen is committed to unlocking the potential of biology for patients suffering from serious illnesses by discovering, developing, manufacturing and delivering innovative human therapeutics. Akcea Therapeutics is a development and commercialization company focused on helping patients living with serious and rare diseases. Both Amgen … Continue reading Amgen, Akcea Therapeutics and the Lipoprotein(a) Foundation give support for forthcoming Lipoprotein Exhibit at the Museum

Emma Rozanski announced as Summer – Fall 2018 Artist in Residence

Summer – Fall 2018 Artist in Residence Announced Emma Rozanski June – October 2018 The International Museum of Surgical Science is proud to present our Summer-Fall 2018 Artist-in-Residence: Chicago-based filmmaker Emma Rozanski Emma is a moving image artist and filmmaker who recently completed her Master Degree in filmmaking under the mentorship of internationally acclaimed filmmaker … Continue reading Emma Rozanski announced as Summer – Fall 2018 Artist in Residence

2018 Winter Artist-in-Residence Announced: Justus Harris

2018 Winter Artist-in-Residence Announced Justus Harris January – March 2018 The International Museum of Surgical Science is proud to present our Winter 2018 Artist-in-Residence: Chicago-based artist Justus Harris. Justus Harris (US, b. 1990) combines medical data visualization and 3D modeling to understand health trends. His work is inspired by using continuous monitors for his type … Continue reading 2018 Winter Artist-in-Residence Announced: Justus Harris

Gilead Sciences pledges support of HIV/AIDS Advocacy Programming at the Museum

This is Gilead’s second major gift to the Museum this year. Gilead has supported previous HIV/AIDS advocacy related programming, including The Screening Room, and Then and Now: 35 Years of HIV/AIDS, and was the first sponsor to pledge support for the Museum’s forthcoming Gender Transition exhibit.  Continue reading Gilead Sciences pledges support of HIV/AIDS Advocacy Programming at the Museum

Terri Kapsalis announced as Fall 2017 Artist in Residence

Kapsalis is the author of Jane Addams’ Travel Medicine Kit (Hull-House Museum), The Hysterical Alphabet (WhiteWalls) and Public Privates: Performing Gynecology from Both Ends of the Speculum (Duke University Press). Along with John Corbett and Anthony Elms, she co-edited Traveling the Spaceways: Sun Ra, the Astro Black, and Other Solar Myths (WhiteWalls) and Pathways to Unknown Worlds: Sun Ra, El Saturn, and Chicago’s Afro-futurist Underground (WhiteWalls) and co-curated the touring exhibition Pathways to Unknown Worlds. Continue reading Terri Kapsalis announced as Fall 2017 Artist in Residence