Pop up exhibition: Living in a Material World

material worldPop up exhibition: Living in a Material World

Thursday 8 December, 9am – 6pm

Manchester Central Library

A free exhibition curated by University of Manchester Art Gallery and Museum Studies students invites people 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 student in the School of Arts Languages and Cultures. It demonstrates how as scientific knowledge advanced the instruments and equipment used within medicine to suit sterilisation and disinfection standards. The displays also touch upon 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 on 8 December to Manchester Central Library to explore the materials that made medicine, look out for the bee trail and find out some interesting facts about healthcare in Manchester.