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


FREE with museum admission



Samsung Hall
200 Larkin St.
San Francisco, CA 94102