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Winter Break at the Medical Museum: Faber Illustration Hour

When: Monday, Dec. 30, 2013, 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.

Where: National Museum of Health and Medicine
2500 Linden Lane
Silver Spring, MD 20910


Meet up at the Museum for Faber Hour. Hermann Faber was an Army Medical Museum (today's NMHM) illustrator during and after the Civil War, and is widely known for his meticulous anatomical sketches. Faber Hour is a drop-in sketching session for people interested in drawing anatomical specimens, historical artifacts or art objects in the Museum. The session will be led by a Museum employee with a background in medical illustration. This activity is suitable for high school students and adults. Bring a sketchbook and pencils (basic drawing materials are available for those who need them). Employees on the Fort Detrick-Forest Glen Annex: Meet in the staff entrance Visitors coming from Linden Lane: Meet in the Museum's front lobby.


Free! Open to the public, no RSVP required.

For more information, call 301-319-3303 or email USArmy.Detrick.MEDCOM-USAMRMC.List.Medical-Museum@mail.mil.