September's aMUSEment Event: Gobolinks

Thursday, September 20 from 4 - 8 pm at the National Museum of PsychologyGobolinks

Before ink blots were used by Herman Rorschach for psychological diagnosis, they were used in art, poetry, and the game of Gobolinks. To play this nineteenth century parlor game, create your own ink blot and then write a short poem inspired by it.

Create your own Gobolink on Thursday, September 20 from 4-8 pm! It will be displayed in the Museum until October 18, and visitors will vote on their favorite Gobolink. Prizes for first and second place!

Here is an example from the 1907 book, Blottentots.

Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day

Saturday, September 22 from 11 am - 4 pm at the National Museum of Psychology

As a Smithsonian Affiliate, the National Museum of Psychology is pleased to participate in Smithsonian Museum Day!

In celebration, we are offering FREE admission to everyone on Saturday, September 22nd, 11am – 4pm! Check out our special themed exhibit “Women Making History: Trailblazers in the Arts, Sciences, Innovation & Culture”.

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