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Hearts at Barts: heart preservation class

7 May 2016

Time: 1:00 - 4:00pm
Venue: Pathology Museum, St Bartholomew’s Hospital site, West Smithfield, London EC1A 7BE

Barts Pathology Museum will be continuing its popular heart preservation class, Hearts at Barts, with improved equipment and a new cocktail – the Heartini – for everyone attending.

• Learn how organs are preserved in museums today and carry out the procedure yourself.
• Learn the history of anatomical preservation, from paper to plastination, and the ethics and reasons behind it via a spectacularly illustrated presentation.
• Hear about the strange roles alcohol has played in the preservation of various specimens in the past…and even odder contemporary ones!
• Take home your specimen in a free tote bag designed specifically for this class by the artist Lozzy Bones.

Price: £51. For more information and to book, got to Eventbrite

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