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MEMENTO MORI Halloween Gala

October 31 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

$75.00 - $90.00
Get ready for a spooky night of fun and frights at our MEMENTO MORI Halloween Gala on October 31st!


The International Museum of Surgical Science Annual Gala

October 31, 2024

7-11 PM

memento mori: noun.

1. Latin. remember that you must die.

2. an object, as a skull, serving as a reminder of death or mortality.

The International Museum of Surgical Science cordially invites you to our third annual MEMENTO MORI gala fundraiser. Join us for a haunted evening at the best Halloween party of the year at 7 PM at 1524 N. Lake Shore Drive. Guests will receive an exclusive pass to celebrate Halloween among the Museum’s surgical collections, artworks, and antique medical texts. This evening includes an array of offerings to ensure you won’t be bored to death.

Dress the part, and join us in our galleries for a macabre evening with cocktails, bites, and an exciting program of art and surgery!

Buy your tickets early to secure your spot! Early bird pricing is available.

Evening haunts include:

Dancing in the shadows among the Hall of Immortals

Goulish hors d’oeuvres and desserts provided by our sponsors

Open bar of beer and wine

Halloween Costume Contest with Grand Prize

Tarot and Palm Readings

Photo Booth


Silent auction featuring 1st class prizes from our Chicago partners

We’re excited to host an amazing silent auction this year, thanks to our partners!

Doors open at 7:00pm

Museum is open until 11:00pm

Alcohol served to guests 21+, ID required

For more information about the Gala or the International Museum of Surgical Science, don’t hesitate to contact Michelle Rinard at michelle@imss.org or 312-642-6502 ext. 3118.


October 31
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
$75.00 - $90.00
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International Museum of Surgical Science
1524 North Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60610 United States


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