Cow Eyeball Dissection

Aristotle did it. Da Vinci did it. Damien Hirst did it too.

That's right, all three of them explored the internal anatomy of animals through dissection. Now you can too! 

Delve deep into an understanding about sight and how the eye works through this step-by-step process of the craft and skill of dissecting a cow eyeball. We'll be learning about how animal cadavers are used in the study of fine art and science. All participants are equipped with their own cow eyeball and dissection kit. Get ready to get up close and personal!

*All cow eyes have been ethically sourced for educational purposes.


$45 + HST

451 Christie St. Toronto, ON. M6G 3C7

Saturday, November 7, 2015

7:00-9:00 PM

Grades 5-12

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  1. Fill out the General Information Form

  2. Register and pay for your child's spot by clicking on the "Add to Cart" button

  3. We will follow up with an email to confirm and go over any questions about the class.

Participants must be registered prior to the commencement of the workshop. Once payment is received, a confirmation will be emailed to you. Receipt of payment secures your place in the workshop. There are no makeup classes or refunds for missed classes. Refunds will not be given after the workshop has taken place. 

Teacher Bio

Hi my name is Chris and I'm a Graduate student at the University of Toronto, working at The Hospital for Sick Children. During the day, I study the structure and function of proteins using supercomputers and during the night I play jammin' tunes as DJ Spacetime. In the rare moments when I am not writing a research paper, I post on my science imagery blog "Fresh Photons" (, refine my sophisticated palate for Nanaimo bars, and stroke my cat Tina.