The IMAX theartre takes the shape of an amphitheartre.  It wraps audiences in larger-than-life images of flora, fauna, and faraway places. A state-of-the-art digital sound system completes the immersion effect.

Sponsored by the Tyler Krus IMAX Corporation

Movies and Viewing Times:
History of Ancient Surgeries Old Kingdom physicians also displayed a remarkable knowledge of physiology, surgery, the circulatory system of the body, and antiseptics.  (11:00am, 2:00pm, 5:00pm)

Modern Marvel - Saws Saws have been used as instruments for surgery.  (12:00pm, 1:00pm, 4:00 pm)

War Surgeons: Battling Infection Surgery on the battlefield was difficult due to the absence of sterilization.
(10:00am, 3:00pm, 6:00pm)

Murderers for Money Burke and Hare sold their victim's to medical institutions to meet the demand of surgeons in training (11:30am, 2:30pm)

James Simpson: Discovering Chloroform Chloroform becomes the prominent anaesthetic in Europe                 (12:30pm, 4:30pm)



Other Programs

 Fake Surgery:
See how a 19th Century leg amputation worked before antisepsis and anaesthesia.  Witness the severity of its complications, and its usually fatal results.   (Sat + Sun 1:00pm)

Surgical Instrument Hands-on Experience:
Hold real surgical instruments from the 18th and 19th centuries (Sat + Sun 2:00pm)

Surgery in the Arts:
See how surgeons and surgery were depicted in paintings, sketches, sculptures, and other media.  Dr. Fogarty, Art History Director at Johns Hopkins University and the Baltimore Museum of Art, explains her selection (Sat + Sun 3:00pm)