Explore the Renaissance roots of Harry Potter
through the lens of science and medicine with this 6-panel exhibit featuring materials from the National Library of Medicine
. Examine important ethical topics such as the desire for knowledge, the effects of prejudice and the responsibility that comes with power. And discover the important role that Renaissance traditions played in the development of Western science, including alchemy, astrology and natural philosophy.
Exhibit open during regular library hours through October 31. About this Exhibit
This exhibition is brought to you by the National Library of Medicine
, National Institutes of Health
. Curated by Elizabeth J. Bland.
Note: Image displayed here is titled "Harry Potter's World letterhead with owl". Courtesy National Library of Medicine.About the Wizards & Wands Festival
Can't get enough of the otherworldly? Experience the spellbinding magic of your library with a celebration of all things fantastical during Midnight Madness in Uptown Westerville on October 26, 2018. Learn more