Potter fans unite! Get touched by a little magic in Harry Potter's World: Renaissance, Science, Magic, and Medicine at the Fort la Reine Museum!  Harry Potter's World: Renaissance, Science, Magic, and Medicine at Fort la Reine MuseumAlthough a fantasy story, the magic in the Harry Potter books is partially based on Renaissance traditions that played an important role in the development of Western science, including alchemy, astrology, and natural philosophy. This exhibition, using materials from the National Library of Medicine, explores Harry Potter’s world, its roots in Renaissance science, and the ethical questions that affected not only the wizards of Harry Potter, but also the historical thinkers featured in the series. Special events during the exhibition:
  • June 8: Magician, Greg Wood
  • June 29: “Science & Magic” show
  • July 6: “Who’s Who, Owls of Manitoba”
June 3 to July 13, 2013 Fort la Reine Museum, Portage la Prairie For more information, visit Fort la Reine Museum.