Talk: Exploring the Elixirs of Immortality

Exploring the Elixirs of Immortality: Ancient Medicines & Modern Beauty

Qin Shi Huangdi famously consumed mercury because it was thought to preserve his youth and the search for eternal youth leads us to myriad modern-day creams, balms, tonics, lifts, and tucks-but can they really help us age gracefully? Join this lecture demonstration investigating ancient medicines, modern beauty, and the elixirs of immortality.

Saturday, April 20, 2013

Cost:

FREE with museum admission

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Location:

Samsung Hall
200 Larkin St.
San Francisco, CA 94102
USA