Science Lecture: Talismans and Tinctures
Explorer Justin Fornal walks us through his collection of botanical and zoological curios gathered while studying different traditional spiritual groups around the world and breaks down how these different items are utilized for both good and evil purposes. Fornal will focus on the talismans used in Haitian Vodou, Tanzanian Mwchawi, Cuban Santeria, Hoodoo, Powwow, Apache Medicine, Al Bidr and many others.
Reception at 6:30, talk at 7:00 pm. Registration required: Museum members and students with ID free; nonmembers $10 (includes Museum admission during reception).