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January 4, 2016, 7 pm at the Urban Death Revival in Seattle (Sole Repair Shop 1001 East Pike Street, Seattle) Tickets go on sale January 4, 2016.




Save the Date! Our next Death Salon will take place in Houston on September 17, 2016 in partnership with the Aurora Picture Show! This will be our very first Death Salon Film Festival – submissions are currently open. Please visit the Death Salon website for details and be sure to sign up for the mailing list.


Annabel de Vetten-Peterson of Conjuror’s Kitchen will be hosting a 4D screening of The Nightmare Before Christmas in 4D – enhanced with scents and edibles. on December 15th and 16th at The Electric in Birmingham, UK.

Sarah Troop will be speaking at Obscura Society LA event, The Disneyland of Death at Forest Lawn, on December 6, in Glendale, CA.

Cassandra Yonder‘s BEyond Yonder Virtual School for Death Midwifery in Canada’s core 12 week program begins January 4, 2016.

John Troyer‘s project the Future Cemetery is running a design competition, Future Dead: Designing Disposal for Both Dead Bodies and Digital Data. Registrations will be accepted until December 31, 2015.

Rachel James’ latest project, Posey Filled Pockets is hosting a variety of events all winter long – Cocktails With Corpses, Breathing New Life Into Death and Death Eaters in Grass Valley, CA. Dates and details right here.

Megan Rosenbloom will be a guest at Deep Night With Dave Seever at the Billy Wilder Theatre in Los Angeles on February 16, 2016.


The following institutions are run by members of the Order and offer a full calendar year of death positive events that are open to the public.

605740The Body Appropriate, located in San Francisco, is run by Order Member Stephanie Stewart-Bailey. This season, The Body Appropriate will feature a Sound Public Dissection, Visceral Cinema and more. Check the out the entire schedule here.




Join Technical Curator, Carla Valentine for an incredible array of events inside a stunning Victorian pathology museum in London. Throughout the upcoming season you can attend the incredible Barts Bazaar or a special Christmas event on ghost stories. See these and so much more on the Barts Pathology Museum event page.

morbid-anatomy-museumJoanna Ebenstein’s incomparable Morbid Anatomy Museum in Brooklyn should be on every Deathling’s bucket list. In addition to visiting the museum you can catch any number of workshops, field trips, lectures and unique events. Coming up this season you can attend a taxidermy class, a Victorian Hair Art workshop or an illustrated lecture on the portrayal of death and grief. Visit their website for a full listing of events and visiting hours.


Gruss_vom_KrampusWe know Krampus doesn’t exactly fit the death positive mold, but we thought you Deathlings would still appreciate knowing where to find him — before he finds you!

In Los Angeles  there is plenty to choose from – lectures, traditional Krampus plays and the Krampus Ball. Check out our friends at Krampus Los Angeles for the full line up.  

In New York the Morbid Anatomy Museum has you covered with their Annual Krampus Costume Party! There will be an opportunity to be immortalized in the Basket for Naughty Children, a Krampus Photobooth and win prizes in our annual Krampus Costume Contest, and much, much more!

Bloomington, Indiana hosts a Krampus Night event with a parade and activities for your wee deathlings, too!


Marginal Death Research: Doing Edgework on December 2 at the University of York.

How to Die Like a Victorian with Holly Carter-Chappell on December 2 at the Florence Nightingale Museum.

Death and Identity in Scotland on January 29 – 31, 2016 at the New College, Edinburgh.

Spirits of Christmas Past: Laurel Hill’s Yuletide Connection on December 19 at Laurel Hill Cemetery in Philadelphia. Take a walking tour of the cemetery and hear how the spirit of the season is forever embodied at Laurel Hill.

Death: The Human Experience is an art exhibit that explores the human response to death through hundreds of objects and stories from across the world, from ancient times to modern day.

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