Highlights from 18. November 2015

Visit Our Virtual Special Exhibit, the Selection Criteria Employed by Ethical Banks





Feminine virtues
Cooking, cleaning, doing laundry, sewing... Knowing how to do all that can’t hurt, as long as women are aware of how this caters to gender roles. In our virtual exhibit, the US textile artist Katrina Majkut demonstrates this in a memorable way: http://en.muvs.org/museum/embroidered-samplers/

Always read the fine print!
Of course, we’re all against armaments, torture, drugs and euthanasia. And we don’t want our hard-earned savings to support these things, even if it makes a profit. But what criteria do our trusted bank uses when putting together our investment portfolio? Alcohol’s OK, but emergency contraception isn’t? Read more: http://en.muvs.org/topic/whos-doing-the-devils-work-en/

 

Visit the Museum for Contraception and Abortion (MUVS), Mariahilfer Gürtel 37, 1150 Vienna, open Wednesday to Sunday, 2 to 6 p.m., or visit our website on http://en.muvs.org/ and our facebooksite http://www.facebook.com/eMUVS.

The museum will be closed from 23 December 2015 to 1 January 2016. We’ll be happy to see you from 2 January 2016.