Living in a Material World Exhibition
|Dates:||8 December 2022|
|Times:||09:00 - 17:00|
|What is it:||Exhibitions|
|Organiser:||School of Arts, Languages and Cultures|
|Who is it for:||Age Friendly, General public|
A free exhibition curated by University of Manchester Art Gallery and Museum Studies students invites all to consider how materials have shaped medicine and healthcare, from the 19th century to the present day.
Using the collections from the Museum of Medicine and Health, this insightful and creative exhibition is curated by School of Arts Languages and Cultures students. It demonstrates how as scientific knowledge advanced the instruments and equipment used within medicine to suit sterilisation and disinfection standards. The displays also touch on how new materials have helped health care more accessible and asks how this affects our planet.
Part of the Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health, the Museum of Medicine and Health is a vast and historically important asset, accessible to staff and students in teaching and learning.
Come along to explore the materials that made medicine and look out for the bee trail and find out some interesting facts about healthcare in Manchester!
Travel and Contact Information
Manchester Central Library
St Peters Square