Chair Yoga and Meditation

International Museum of Surgical Science 1524 North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL

Relax with chair yoga and meditation in the Hall of Immortals!2-3:30PMLight refreshments will be provided.Free with the price of museum admission. More information can be found here: https://imss.org/plan-your-visit/#costAbout the instructor Aasha ElliottStudio Co-Owner/Yoga + Meditation Instructor/Lead Teacher Trainer, E-RYT 500, LCSWAasha is a lover of all things yoga, meditation, mantra, astrology, chanting and singing. She …

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Jeanette Andrews: The Unseen Manor

International Museum of Surgical Science 1524 North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL

The International Museum of Surgical Science presents magician and artist Jeanette Andrews for this literally magical performance.Performance from 6:30-7:30PMDoors open at 6:15PM and the Museum will close at 8:45PM.Jeanette Andrews' magic and illusions inspired by the life of the historic mansion’s original owner, Eleanor Robinson Countiss Whiting (and her death within the museum’s hallowed halls …

Opening Reception: Today and Possibly Tomorrow by Ryan Woodring

International Museum of Surgical Science 1524 North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL

Join us for the opening reception of artist Ryan Woodring's newest solo exhibition at the IMSS: "Today and Possibly Tomorrow."Ryan Woodring. Documentation: Today and Possibly Tomorrow. 2022. 3D Printed Candy.Join us for the opening reception of the newest contemporary art exhibition at the IMSS, 'Today and Possibly Tomorrow' by Ryan Woodring. This exhibition will be …

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Kintsugi: Healing through Japanese Art Opening Reception

International Museum of Surgical Science 1524 North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL

Join us for the opening of Kintsugi: Healing through Japanese Art, featuring artwork by Mami Takahashi.Kintsugi: Healing through Japanese ArtSolo Exhibition by Artist Mami TakahashiPresented by the Japanese Arts FoundationHosted at the International Museum of Surgical ScienceSeptember 30, 2022 - March 12, 2023 Preview & Opening Reception: Thursday, September 29, 2022, 6:00 pm - 8:00 …

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Spooky Felted Skulls Workshop

International Museum of Surgical Science 1524 North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL

Learn how to needle felt and explore the Museum's collection with Lucia!12-3PMCOVID Guidelines: Masks are required for this event.Let’s get inspired by skulls in the IMSS collection and harness the power of the spooky season to learn how to make easy, DIY, needle-felted skulls! Lucia Calderon Arrieta (they/she) will show you how to gather, shape, …

Women and Medieval Household Healthcare

International Museum of Surgical Science 1524 North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL

Jennifer Borland discusses women's role in medieval health.6-7PM Doors open at 5:45PM and close at 8PMIn this talk, Jennifer Borland explores the nature of the households portrayed in a late medieval health guide known as the Régime du corps, and how their members interacted with professionalized medicine. Images in illustrated copies of this text depict …

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Cupping by Female Practitioners in Late Medieval Art

International Museum of Surgical Science 1524 North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL

Jennifer Borland discusses women and cupping practices in medieval times.This talk focuses on several late medieval manuscripts that depict scenes of cupping enacted by women practitioners. Cupping, or the application of heated glass cups to the skin to suction away toxins, was among the key surgical interventions used to maintain health in the Middle Ages. …

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Sketch with Sed

International Museum of Surgical Science 1524 North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL

Come sketch with Sed at the International Museum of Surgical Science!1524 N. Lakeshore Drive5PM -7PMDoors open at 4:45 and the Museum will close at 7:30PM.Light refreshments will be servedBasic materials will be providedCome sketch with instructor Sed at the International Museum of Surgical Science!***Accessible accommodations include a ramp entrance and elevator. If you need additional …

Kintsugi Gala

International Museum of Surgical Science 1524 North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL

Join us for an unforgettable evening celebrating Japanese culture through music, food, and artwork to support the Museum's Fall Exhibition.Saturday, October 22, 2022General Admission 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm VIP Experience 6:00 pm - 7:00pmThe Japanese Arts Foundation and International Museum of Surgical Science cordially invite you to their inaugural joint Kintsugi Gala. Experience an …

Opening Reception: Eric Spruth, MA, ATR: Art Therapy & Tarot

International Museum of Surgical Science 1524 North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL

Join us for the opening reception of Art Therapy and Tarot: The Importance of Symbol; Then Now, and Forevermore by Eric Dean Spruth MA, ATRArt Therapy & Tarot: The Importance of Symbol; Then Now, and ForevermoreBy Eric Dean Spruth, MA, ATRNovember 18, 2022 – February 12, 2023Opening Reception: November 18, 2022, 6:00PM – 8:00PM FreeEric …

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Day With(out) Art 2022: BEING & BELONGING

International Museum of Surgical Science 1524 North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL

A screening of seven short films highlighting under-told stories of HIV and AIDSThe International Museum of Surgical Science is proud to partner with Visual AIDS for Day With(out) Art 2022 in presenting Being & Belonging, a program of seven short videos highlighting under-told stories of HIV and AIDS from the perspective of artists living with …

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Nois Presents: Wired

International Museum of Surgical Science 1524 North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL

Enjoy electroacoustic music in a historic mansion!"It’s 3am. You’re hovering over your laptop, slightly ~Wired from that coffee you shouldn’t have had ear- lier that night. You’ve found a weird place on the internet and don’t remember how you got there. It’s a library of sorts... full of sounds, some beautifully haunting, some maniacally disjunct. …