Halloween at the Medical Museum
When: Saturday, October 31, 2009, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Where: The National Museum of Health and Medicine
What: The National Museum of Health and Medicine and Family Magazine will host family-friendly Halloween activities for ages 5 and up. Children will be able to participate in a costume contest (with prizes!) and make skeleton crafts (a dancing macaroni skeleton, a medieval plague mask, and a skeleton wall hanging) as well as join in a Halloween-themed family yoga demonstration by Shakti Yoga.
Photo ID required.
For more information: firstname.lastname@example.org or (202) 782-2673
NEW TEMPORARY EXHIBITION OPENS ON HALLOWEEN:
Outbreak: Plagues That Changed History
On Exhibit October 31, 2009 – January 22, 2010
OUTBREAK is the story of epidemics that changed human society. Learn how diseases such as smallpox, cholera and yellow fever shaped our history, our culture and our civilization. Featuring the art of Bryn Barnard.