Wellcome Collection

  • January 9, 2014 · 6:30 PM
  • Wellcome Collection

The Wellcome Collection's permanent exhibition presents a range of ideas about science and medicine since Henry Wellcome's death in 1936. It reflects the experiences and interests of scientists, doctors and patients.

Within the huge field of medicine this exhibition attempts to focus on only a few topics: the body, genomes, obesity and living with medical science. Each is explored through a range of exhibits from science and everyday life, as well as artistic responses to the issues presented in red 'art cubes'. Image is a sculpture of swine flu.

Meeting up

This is a relaxing Thursday evening out. You can wander in a group or by yourselves through the permanent exhibition and the current exhibition Foreign Bodies, which showcases a diverse body of work from artists who worked in medical research centres in Kenya, Malawi, South Africa, Thailand, Vietnam and the UK.

Or/and you can hang out with us in the ground floor cafe-bar and science bookshop for geeky chats and socialising. Cafe is open until 10pm, bookshop until 9pm. Please find a table with a Meetup sign. The host, Perihan, will email or post her number below a couple of days before the event.

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  • Oxana P.

    Good to meet you, guys!
    Here is the forthcoming psychology event I was talking about, plus a few more: http://www.danacentre.org.uk/events

    January 10, 2014

    • A former member
      A former member

      Thanks for the link, some really interesting events coming up there.

      January 11, 2014

    • Vlad V.

      That's 15th of January, right?

      January 12, 2014

  • Abdurahman J.

    At sunset the coulds dispersed and the skys beckoned so I went to the Hub instead - hope u guys had a great time - this months great for seeing Jupiter ;)

    January 9, 2014

  • MaggieBadger

    And I've been kindly volunteered for late clinic so I won't be out in time. :( I was really looking forward to this one too.

    January 9, 2014

  • Vlad V.

    I'm running around 15 minutes late.

    January 9, 2014

  • maya

    sorry need to cancel and postpone my first meet for next time…apologies..

    January 9, 2014

  • Dimitris

    Sorry, overloaded with work, see you soon

    January 9, 2014

  • Ankur C.

    Greetings! I'm looking forward to dropping in and saying hi tomorrow.

    Cheers.

    January 9, 2014

  • Rebecca S.

    This will be my first event. Looking forward to meeting people

    January 6, 2014

    • Rebecca S.

      I'm sorry for the late notice but something has come up and I can no longer make it. I'm really gutted as I was looking forward to this event. I will join in on something else soon though :-)

      January 8, 2014

  • Duncan S F.

    as I thought professional obligations had intervened - hope you all have a good time and look forward to meeting up soon

    January 8, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    This will also be my first event :)

    January 7, 2014

  • Duncan S F.

    looks as if my professional obligations will prevent me attending - hope you all have a good time

    January 6, 2014

  • Vlad V.

    Yes, I want to see this!

    1 · January 2, 2014

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