Writing Seminar: Finding Your Voice

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

A conversation between Kevin Davis, journalist, author, and writing teacher, and Eric Dean Spruth, MA, ATR, on the healing power of writing.Presenters: Kevin Davis, journalist, author, and writing teacher, and Eric Dean Spruth, MA, ATR Art Therapist Writing is a powerful tool that helps us connect with ourselves and others. By sharing experiences, emotions, and …

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Speed Friending at the Museum

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

From Strangers to Lovers or Best Friends Forever! Spend an evening at the museum, make a friend you can share heart to heart conversations.5-8PMLooking to meet new people in the Windy City? Perhaps someone to spend Valentine's Day with?Come mingle at the International Museum of Surgical Science on February 10th! Welcome to the museum's first …

Speed Friending at the Museum

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

From Strangers to Lovers or Best Friends Forever! Spend an evening at the museum, make a friend you can share heart to heart conversations.5-8PMLooking to meet new people in the Windy City? Perhaps someone to spend Valentine's Day with?Come mingle at the International Museum of Surgical Science on February 10th! Welcome to the museum's first …

A Valentine’s Special Morbid Curiosities: Surgical History Tour

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

A Valentine's Special Morbid Curiosities: Surgical History TourMorbid Curiosities! Surgical History Tour From ancient human skulls to bone-saws and bloodletting knives, the International Museum of Surgical Science has one of the most celebrated collections of its kind in the world. On this special after-hours tour, Museum staff will shine a light on some of the …

“Open Heart” Evening Yoga Flow

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

Join us for a relaxing evening yoga flow at the Museum, suitable for all ages and skill levels!Doors will open at 5:30PM, and the class will begin at 6PM. The class will last approximately one hour and the museum will stay open until 8:00PM.Join us for a one hour, all levels yoga class with a …

“Open Heart” Evening Yoga Flow

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

Join us for a relaxing evening yoga flow at the Museum, suitable for all ages and skill levels!Doors will open at 5:30PM, and the class will begin at 6PM. The class will last approximately one hour and the museum will stay open until 8:00PM.Join us for a one hour, all levels yoga class with a …

Heartfelt: Needle Felted Hearts Workshop

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

Learn basic felting techniques and make felted hearts with Lucia Calderon Arrieta!1-4PM Let’s get heartfelt! Learn basic needle felting techniques to create cute, fluffy hearts- including the option to wear your heart on your sleeve by turning them into wearable brooches. Lucia Calderon Arrieta (they/she) will show you how to gather, shape, and embellish your …

Opening Reception: Fabrizzio Subia: Año Nuevo (2023)

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

Join us for the opening reception of Fabrizzio Subia's newest exhibit: Año Nuevo (2023)From the artist: "How do we perform grief? On the last day of the year, the Ecuadorian New Year celebration sees its citizens erecting bonfires to collectively burn effigies made of discarded clothes, wood shavings, and paper maché. These Año Viejos symbolize …

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Opening Reception: Fabrizzio Subia: Año Nuevo (2023)

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

Join us for the opening reception of Fabrizzio Subia's newest exhibit: Año Nuevo (2023)From the artist: "How do we perform grief? On the last day of the year, the Ecuadorian New Year celebration sees its citizens erecting bonfires to collectively burn effigies made of discarded clothes, wood shavings, and paper maché. These Año Viejos symbolize …

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Book Discussion: Pump: A Natural History of the Heart by Bill Schutt

Join us as we discuss Pump: A Natural History of the Heart- with special guest Bill Schutt!6-7PM VIRTUAL discussion of Pump: A Natural History of the HeartAbout the book: In this lively, unexpected look at the hearts of animals—from fish to bats to humans—American Museum of Natural History zoologist Bill Schutt tells an incredible story …

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“The Ceiling Reposes” Album Release

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

Lia Kohl presents a live rendition of her first LP, The Ceiling Reposes, out March 10th on American Dreams Records.Doors open at 7PM. The concert will begin at 7:30. The museum will close at 10PM.Co-presented by International Museum of Surgical Science and Experimental Sound StudioLia Kohl presents a live rendition of her first LP, The …

A History of Hair Transplantation: Past, Present, & Future

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

Robert Dorfman will explain the history and future of hair transplantation through the lens of plastic surgery!1-2PMDr. Dorfman gained acceptance to medical school at the age of 18 years when he was admitted to Northwestern's Honors Program in Medical Education. He further completed a Masters Degree in the History of Medicine at University of Oxford. …

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