As part of the “It’s Alive! Re-Discovering Institutions of Living Collections” theme of the Museum Studies Program, Robert Hicks, director of the Mütter Museum and Historical Library, College of Physicians of Philadelpha, will present the talk, “Exquisite Corpses: Our Dialogue with the Dead in Museums,” which explores visitors’ reactions to fascinating and disquieting post mortem human imagery by examining anatomical collections, and ownership of the dead.
- Date: 20 November 2013
- Time: 6:30pm
- Location: Helmut Stern Auditorium, University of Michigan Museum of Art