As a free, powerful, and unpredictable woman, the witch has long been a crucible for mainstream society’s darkest fears.
An 18th-Century Compendium of Magic Revels in the Dark Arts
Touch Me Not from Fulgur Limited is the first color facsimile of a vividly bizarre 18th-century manuscript of the black magical arts.
A Tale of 17th-Century Witchcraft Staged in NYC’s Oldest House
The Visitation brought an immersive play on 17th-century witchcraft to the Wyckoff House, the oldest home in New York City.
North America’s Largest Witchcraft Collection Has Its First Major Exhibition
The first major exhibit on the Cornell University Witchcraft Collection opens Halloween, and explores the persecution of women through its historic objects.
A Rare Deposition from the Salem Witch Trials Goes to Auction
Christie’s is auctioning a rare 1692 deposition from the Salem witch trials that helped sentence an elderly widow to death.
The First Known Depiction of a Witch on a Broomstick
In the 15th century, the image of the witch flying on a broomstick first appeared, its meaning laden with sexual and spiritual depravity.
Debuting the Collection of Britain’s Mother of Modern Witchcraft
In 2013, a blue plaque, the historic marker of British heritage, was bestowed, for the first time, on the home of a witch.
Wolf Teeth, Cradle Knives, and Other Early Modern Sleep Superstitions
Sleep for early modern Europeans was a time to be wary of demons and other dangers of the night.
Cultivating the Occult Power and Singular Intimacy of Female Camaraderie
MIAMI — &gallery is a small space that, if crowded, requires lots of shuffling and peering over shoulders.
The Bewitching Geometry of the Moving Image Art Fair
Moving Image would be Emily Dickinson’s favorite art fair.