Mutter Museum http://wrti.org en Exploring Philadelphia's Mütter Museum http://wrti.org/post/exploring-philadelphias-m-tter-museum <p>Philadelphia’s&nbsp;<a href="http://www.collegeofphysicians.org/mutter-museum/" target="_blank">Mütter&nbsp;Museum</a> is not a typical tourist stop displaying&nbsp; artwork, or artifacts of culture, history or science - although it has some of all of these. The museum is popularly known today for its human specimens of medical anomalies, such as the tallest skeleton in North America and its plaster cast of conjoined twins - but its mission extends beyond entertaining the curious public. &nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p></p> Fri, 17 Aug 2012 19:50:35 +0000 Susan Lewis 4314 at http://wrti.org Exploring Philadelphia's Mütter Museum Renowned Fine Art Photographer Andrea Baldeck's New Book http://wrti.org/post/renowned-fine-art-photographer-andrea-baldecks-new-book <p>The in-demand fine art photographer Andrea Baldeck has a new book out<em> - </em><em><strong>Bones, Books, and Bell Jars: Photographs of the Mutter Museum.&nbsp; </strong></em>Its black-and-white close ups of&nbsp; soft-tissue medical specimens, hard human skeletons, and shiny steel instruments bring together just a few of Baldeck&rsquo;s lifelong interests.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 07 May 2012 14:15:15 +0000 Jim Cotter 3832 at http://wrti.org Renowned Fine Art Photographer Andrea Baldeck's New Book Crossing's Month of Moderns--Morton Feldman Fest--OCP's PHAEDRA--Christopher O'Riley--Mutter Museum http://wrti.org/post/crossings-month-moderns-morton-feldman-fest-ocps-phaedra-christopher-oriley-mutter-museum <p>David Patrick Stearns looks ahead to three cutting-edge events happening simultaneously over the coming weeks in Philadelphia: The Crossing Choir's Month of Moderns Festival, Bowerbird's festival devoted to the music of Morton Feldman (including the composer's six-hour string quartet) and Opera Company of Philadelphia's U.S. premiere of Hans Werner Henze's <i>Phaedra</i>.</p> <p>Jim Cotter speaks with Christopher O'Riley, pianist and host of the popular national radio program <i>From the Top.</i></p> <p>Susan Lewis takes us to the Mutter Museum at the storied College of Physicians of Philadelphia.</p> Sat, 28 May 2011 16:25:00 +0000 David Patrick Stearns, Jim Cotter & Susan Lewis 2543 at http://wrti.org Crossing's Month of Moderns--Morton Feldman Fest--OCP's PHAEDRA--Christopher O'Riley--Mutter Museum The President of Phila. Orchestra Allison Vulgamore--Pianist Di Wu--All About the Mutter Museum http://wrti.org/post/president-phila-orchestra-allison-vulgamore-pianist-di-wu-all-about-mutter-museum <p>Jim Cotter speaks with Allison Vulgamore. The Philadelphia Orchestra's newly appointed president and CEO is scheduled to begin in her new post no later that February, 2010. </p> <p>David Patrick Stearns profiles pianist Di Wu. The rising star is in recital in Philadelphia this weekend.</p> <p>Susan Lewis explores Philadelphia's 150-year-old Mutter Museum - renowned for its specimens of medical pathologies - and the Museum's home, The College of Physicians of Philadelphia.</p> Wed, 30 Sep 2009 19:13:00 +0000 Jim Cotter, David Patrick Stearns & Susan Lewis 2214 at http://wrti.org The President of Phila. Orchestra Allison Vulgamore--Pianist Di Wu--All About the Mutter Museum