Woven Strands: The Art of Human Hair Work
THURSDAY January 18, 2018
6pm - 9pm Opening Reception

Limited refreshments available.

This event strictly 21+. The entire Mütter Museum will not be open during this event.

FRIDAY January 19, 2018 - THURSDAY July 12, 2018

Exhibit Dates


Opening Reception Tickets are available at
the following link Mütter Museum


Mütter Museum

19 S 22nd St

Philadelphia, PA 19103


Join collectors and enthusiasts for the first public viewing of the Mütter's 19th century Victorian hair art exhibition Woven Strands: The Art of Human Hair Work in the Thomson Gallery. Dozens of works will be on view including hair jewelry, hair wreaths, domed hair sculptures, and related ephemera from over 150 years ago.







  Under Glass: A Victorian Obsession
THURSDAY, June 30, 2016
12:00 p.m.

21 Edwards Street

Springfield, MA 01103


 Explore the role that natural history played in the everyday lives of people from the 17th through the 19th Centuries. During the 19th century an obsession developed with the natural world which has never been surpassed. Cabinets of curiosities assembled by gentlemen naturalists and collectors evolved into the present day natural history museums. Images and information from the book, Under Glass, A Victorian Obsession, will be presented.








Under Glass: A Victorian Obsession
1:30 p.m.




Woman's Club of Wyncote
All hallows Hall

Bent Road at Greendwood Avenue

Wyncote, PA 19095


Come join an in depth exploration of a unique segment of the Victorian decorative arts. Items from glorious taxidermy presentations of nature, seashell works, wax flowers and fruit, and even art formed of human hair will be discussed. Social commentary of the times will enrich the exploration of these beautiful art objects. Experience the lightheartedness and whimsy to be found in the decorative arts created from 1837 to 1901 and preserved under these domes.