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The Saddest Object in the World: An Illustrated Lecture and Show-and-Tell with Evan Michelson

Date: Monday, August 19
Time: 7:30 pm
Admission: $5 (Tickets on sale at the door only and are on a first arrived, first served basis)
Please note: This event will take place at the Adirondacks Experience (9097 NY-30, Blue Mountain Lake, NY 12812)
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Tonight, join Evan Michelson of TV’s Oddities as she unveils what she sees as “The Saddest Object in the World;” an equally haunting and beautiful piece of taxidermy, which has been part of her personal collection for many years. A piece so special and unique that it can’t be seen unless she is here to present its history. The Saddest Object in the World is a love/hate story. It is about cruelty and ownership, exploitation and curiosity. It is about the best and the worst of human impulses. It is about how every person connects with every object in their own unique way, and how we interpret the universal stories that these objects have to tell.

Evan Michelson is an antiques dealer, essayist, lecturer, award-winning curator and collector of strange, rare, and beautiful objects. She has been the co-owner of Obscura Antiques and Oddities, a landmark in New York City’s East Village, for more than 20 years. Evan was also the co-star of the hit TV Show Oddities on Discovery Chanel.