The Healing Power of Colour

  • Discussion
  • British Sign Language
Photograph of a group of people examining library material on a table.
Library Insights event at Wellcome Collection, Thomas SG Farnetti. Source: Wellcome Collection. CC BY-NC.

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.

About your speaker

Photograph of Julia Nurse

Julia Nurse

Julia is a Collections Researcher at Wellcome Collection with a background in art history. She co-curated the content within the Reading Room and has assisted with content selection for ‘Bedlam’, ‘Electricity: The spark of life’ and ‘Can Graphic Design Save Your Life?’