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New York, New York

Obscura Society NY After Hours Series: Inside the Rare Book Room at the New York Academy of Medicine

Explore the Academy's incredible collections in this intimate six-part series.

In this six-part series of Thursday evening sessions throughout 2016, we'll explore The New York Academy of Medicine's collections in the intimate setting of its beautiful rare book room, guided by two of its stewards.

Register to see remedies for the bite of a mad dog, charming early woodcuts of anthropomorphic mandrakes and other botanical plants used in healing, and the earliest serious attempts to accurately render the human body, along with many other treasures.

Presented by Atlas Obscura at The New York Academy of Medicine
1216 5th Avenue, New York, NY 10029
Thursday evenings at 6:30pm
$30 per session or $150 for the entire series
Advance tickets only, limited capacity

January 21st - Anatomical Illustrations

March 10th - East Meets West

May 12th - Medicinal Recipes (Botanicals)

July 7th - Medical Photography with Heidi Knoblauch

September 8th - Women’s Medicine

November 3rd - Alchemy

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