The Rejuvenation Emporium: Staying Young in the Early Twentieth Century
  • Time:
  • Date: Friday 18 May 2018 - Friday 20 July 2018
  • Location: Thackray Medical Museum, Beckett St, Leeds, LS9 7LN
  • Interval: Every day
  • Cost: Free event
  • Type: Exhibitions
  • Open to: General public
  • Faculty: Arts
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What does it mean to grow old? When and how does our youth “go”? Is there anything that we can do to get it back?

Free with museum entry (£8 adults, £5 children. Pay once and get free return visits for 12 months)

This new exhibition, co-curated with historians of medicine and culture from the University of Leeds features objects, stories, interactive exhibits, and a special archival silent film screening of the 1923 Hollywood film "Black Oxen".

Learn more about ageing in medicine and culture in the 20th century, and its connections to the modern-day anti-ageing industry.

Contact: Dr Catherine Oakley