Visit: The Wellcome Collection and Library

The Wellcome Collection and Library
Monday 13th June 2011

Arlis EPDC are pleased to offer a visit to the Wellcome Collection and Library, a world-class resource that explores the connections between medicine, life and art in the past, present and future through insightful and engaging exhibitions, contemporary and historic collections, and a lively public programme. The visit coincides with their current exhibition "Dirt: The filthy reality of everyday life" including contemporary works by Igor Eskinja, Susan Collis, James Croak, Bruce Nauman, Mierle Ukeles, and Serena Korda.

The Wellcome Library is part of the Wellcome Collection and provides insight and information to anyone seeking to understand medicine and its role in society, past and present. It is a significant world-renowned resource for the study of medical history and also provides access to a growing collection of contemporary biomedical information resources relating to consumer health, popular science, biomedical ethics and the public understanding of science.

The Library sees around 38,000 readers each year, including historians, academics, students, health professionals, consumers, journalists, artists and members of the general public. Two years in to a five-year transformation strategy, the Library promises to become a groundbreaking digital resource, enabling unparalleled access to its unique collection.
 

Dates: 
Monday, June 13, 2011 - 09:00