International Museum of Surgical Science

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An Evening with Florence Nightingale

International Museum of Surgical Science

Thu, December 7, 2017 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Join us for a remarkable evening with Megan Wells as she performs the story of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing, at the International Museum of Surgical Science. Be swept away into the noteworthy history of Nightingale during the Crimean War. This enchanting evening will include live period music, many photographic opportunities with Florence Nightingale, and a chance to explore the rare collection of the International Museum of Surgical Science, including original letters written by Florence Nightingale herself.

Megan Wells is a story artist and a theater artist. She creates the warm intimacy of storytelling, and more. Megan infuses characters with living souls and delivers the experience with delicious theatrical timing. An award-winning storyteller, Megan performs in museums and symphonies, enhances education for thousands of children, entertains families in festivals and libraries, and helps executives, actors and storytellers craft powerful stories to effect change. She is the recipient of the Circle of Excellence Award, National Storytelling Network, the Joseph Jefferson Award for Direction, the Education Press, the Distinguished Achievement Award, CD FIRE IN BOOMTOWN, the Parent’s Choice GOLD, CD FIRE IN BOOMTOWN, and the Parent’s Choice 25 best of 25 years, CD FIRE IN BOOMTOWN.

Doors open at 6:30pm. Performance begins at 7:00pm. Doors close at 8:30pm.

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