Plants and other natural elements have been used by artists in their work for centuries, and also provided ingredients for cures and remedies. Join us to hear how the two worlds of art and early medicine came together. You'll have the chance to view rare printed material, ask questions and join the discussion.
Need to know
We’ll be in the Viewing Room. It’s next to the Library entrance on level 2, which you can reach by taking the lift or the stairs.
About your speaker
Julia Nurse is a collections research specialist at Wellcome Collection with a background in Art History and Museum Studies. She currently runs the Exploring Research programme, and has a particular interest in the medieval and early modern periods, especially the interaction of medicine, science and art within print culture.