University of St Andrews

Anatomy Acts Events Programme

Anatomy Acts Events Programme, October 2006 – January 2007

All events take place at the Gateway Galleries, North Haugh, St Andrews.  Free admission, but booking is advisable due to limited places.

FREE: Crafty Kids Halloween Activities
Friday 27 October 10.30am – 12.30pm or 1.30pm – 3.30pm
Make a scary skull or a spooky specimen in a jar to freak out your family and friends at Halloween! Children must be accompanied by an adult.

FREE: Gallery Tours and Lunchtime Talks
All welcome. Please meet at the main reception desk in the Gateway Building.

1 November, 1.15pm    Body Beautiful - The Relationship between Artists and Anatomists in the Renaissance and Early Baroque
Laura Walters, School of Art History, University of St Andrews

15 November, 1.15pm        Making Poetry – The Anatomy Acts Commission
A poetry reading & talk by Kathleen Jamie

22 November, 1.15pm        Medical Men & Their Books at St Andrews
Elizabeth Henderson, Rare Books Librarian, University of St Andrews

29 November, 3.00pm    Curating 'Anatomy Acts' - An Introduction to the Exhibition and Publication
Dawn Kemp, Co-curator of Anatomy Acts (Director of Heritage, Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh)

6 December, 1.15pm    Stereoscopes and Vision – How & Why We See the World in 3D
Prof. Julie Harris, School of Psychology, University of St Andrews   

7 December, 1.15pm        Seeing with Sound
Tom Brown, the inventor of direct contact ultrasound scanning talks about how ultrasound technology has revolutionized obstetric practice and spread into other areas of medicine.

Bookings & Enquiries to:
Alison Hadfield, Learning & Access Curator, Tel. 01334 462396 / 462417


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