June 17 – Tour the National Museum of American History, Division of Medicine and Science

This is a reminder for the upcoming behind-the-scenes tour of the National Museum of American History, Division of Medicine and Science next Monday, June 17, sponsored by the DC Area Health Sciences Libraries (DCAHSL). RSVP below.

Lunch and DCAHSL meeting at 1:30 pm. The tour begins at 2 pm.

We understand that some people may have experienced a problem with Event Brite, but the problem should be fixed. Please let Wanda Whitney know if you have difficult: bibliotecaria08@gmail.com.

 

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Monday, June 17, 2019
Business portion and lunch: 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Program portion: 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Behind-the-Scenes tour of the Smithsonian National Museum of American
History, Division of Medicine and Science
(https://americanhistory.si.edu/about/departments/medicine-and-science )

Lunch: LeRoy Neiman Jazz Café, First Floor, Smithsonian National Museum
of American History

Program: Behind-the-Scenes tour of the Smithsonian National Museum of
American History, Division of Medicine and Science

Presenter: Alexandra M. Lord, Ph.D., Chair and Curator, Medicine and
Science Division, National Museum of American History

Description: The Division of Medicine and Science at the National Museum
of American History boasts one of the museum’s oldest collections. This
tour provides a behind-the-scenes peak at the Division’s nearly 60,000
objects related to the history of medicine.

About: The Division of Medicine and Science acquires, preserves,
studies, and interprets the material culture of the biological, medical,
and physical sciences. Staff of the division collect, research, and
disseminate information in the areas of the history of medicine and
health, dentistry, pharmacy, psychology, disability, public health,
biotechnology, physics, chemistry, biology, astronomy, meteorology,
navigation, surveying, nuclear power, materials science, science
education, and the environment.

About the Smithsonian NMAH: https://americanhistory.si.edu/

RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/dc-area-health-sciences-libraries-dcahsl-meeting-tour-tickets-60066052179

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