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Frankenfest: A Kick-Off to One State / One Story

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Indiana Medical History Museum

3045 West Vermont Street

Indianapolis, IN 46222

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Join Indiana Humanities to kick off One State/One Story: Frankenstein with a 12-hour read-a-thon of Frankenstein at the nation's oldest pathology lab--the Indiana Medical History Museum.

ABOUT FRANKENFEST

In addition to the all-day read-a-thon featuring celebrity readers, the 12 hour festival will include a pop-up exhibit of rare anatomical texts, curatorial talks, hands-on art activities, Franken Yard Games, guided tours of the Medical History Museum, a theatrical performance, a "Franks-N-Steins" beer garden with Central State Brewing Co. Beer and King David Dogs for sale and more Frankenstein fun.


WHEN: Saturday, September 30, 12 p.m.- 12 a.m.

PRICE: Free
**First 100 registered guests to arrive will receive a free Frankenstein Beer Stein**

WHERE: The Indiana Medical History Museum, 3045 W Vermont Street, Indianapolis, IN 46222

WHO: Bring the entire family, friends, book worms, coworkers and anyone else!


SCHEDULE:

12:00 pm Franks-N-Steins Beer Garden opens

Pop-up Exhibit opens

Art Activity opens

12:30 pm Franken Yard Games open

Read-a-thon begins

1:30 pm Curatorial Talk: Anatomical Specimen

2:00 pm Tour of the Indiana Medical History Museum

2:30 pm Curatorial Talk: Vesalius & Anatomy

3:30 pm Curatorail Talk: Central State Admission Papers

4:00 pm Tour of the Indiana Medical History Museum

4:30 pm Curatorial Talk: Pinnel Freeing the Insane

5:30 pm Curator Talk: Leucotome

6:00 pm Tour of the Indiana Medical History Museum

6:30 pm Curator Talk: Better Babies Book

7:30 pm Curator Talk: Midwife's Notebook

8:00 pm General American Donut Co. Donuts and hot chocolate available

8:30 pm Curator Talk: Nueronhust ad

9:00 pm Read-a-thon concludes

9:30 pm Franks-N-Steins Beer Garden closes

10:00 pm Theatrical Performance

12:00 am Closing Remarks

Questions? Email Claire Mauschbaugh, Events and Communications Associate at cmauschbaugh@indianahumanities.org



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