Obolus: Jamie Draven + Heather Gabel

BloodMilk Presents: Obolus. Original artwork by Jamie Draven and Heather Gabel at Sphinx and Snakeskin in Philadelphia, with an opening reception November 1 from 5-10pm.

October Events Calendar

October 4 – November 15, Chicago “Hidden In Her Hair” with artist Sophia Rapata a solo exhibition at Curly Tale Fine Art. View the show on the gallery website, open through November 15. October 24, Los Angeles WIZARDS, a group art at @shopcalledquest (located DTLA) on Oct 24th (Thursday) Featuring:@bosssdog // @crystalhabitats // @skip.class // @michaelchsiung // @killthegiant […]

New Sponsor: The Mystical Menagerie Market NYC Event

Please welcome The Mystical Menagerie Market  The Mystical Menagerie is a one night fashion show and market event hosted by Meagan Meli, Cat Coven, Arcana Obscura, Dana Glover, Riven Barrow Glass and I Do Declare. This phenomenal evening will take place on Saturday, September 14th at the de Kooning Studio, a gorgeous 19th century cast-iron […]

September Community Events

09/14 NYC The Mystical Menagerie Market The Mystical Menagerie is a one night fashion show and market event hosted by Meagan Meli, Cat Coven, Arcana Obscura, Dana Glover, Riven Barrow Glass and I Do Declare. This phenomenal evening will take place on Saturday, September 14th at the de Kooning Studio, a gorgeous 19th century cast-iron […]

August Community Events Calendar

You can now visit the community calendar here on HM (best viewed on desktop) or subscribe via this link. Handsome Devils Puppets Tiny Tour (Part 1) Multi-city stops with HDP’s folk songs, murder ballads, personal tales, tears and screams and deaths and dreams. And, of course, puppets. The Creeping Museum Artist Market and Fairytale Salon […]

July Events Calendar

Dear friends, Here are some beautiful events hosted by beautiful people coming up throughout the summer. Please leave in the comments anything you may know of upcoming in your area! July Los Angeles Today, Sunday, June 30 from 4-6PM our beloved family at Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab will be hosted at Dark Delicacies in Burbank […]

Haute Macabre at the Solstice Divination Fair

This Friday night in Philadelphia, Haute Macabre will be participating in the Divination Market at BloodMilk’s Sphinx and Snakeskin. Please visit us for a selection of Tarot and Oracle decks, hand selected crystals – with an emphasis on crystal balls not yet previewed online, and our complete collection of scents and hair glosses by Black […]

BiCoastal Events: This Weekend in Los Angeles and Philadelphia

Our beloved bicoastal family is hosting two separate events this weekend in both Philadelphia and Los Angeles: Tonight, Friday, June 14 in Philadelphia is the BloodMilk Mourning Fair, hosting Moss Marchen, Pitt & Pendulum, Roses & Rue Antiques, Witch Fingers Antiques & Oddities, and a Polaroid Pop Up Booth from Pop Up Polaroid. You may […]

Inside the Los Angeles Oddities Flea Market

I can scarcely believe the next Oddities Flea Market is less than a week away. While I wish I could magic myself there, it seems like only yesterday I was finally attending one of these dazzling events myself. Every time the market has taken place in New York, I’ve watched from my home, clear across the country in […]

Morbid Anatomy Salem Pop Up

Join Morbid Anatomy at The Satanic Temple’s Salem Art Gallery in Salem, Massachusetts on Saturday, June 2, for a night of illustrated talks exploring 19th century death themed amusements, the collection and contemplation of mourning objects, and flying guillotined heads, all inspired by the recent publication “Death: A Graveside Companion.” Morbid Anatomy founder and creative […]

Event Alert: Salem Night Market

Next week, the entire Haute Macabre team will be visiting Salem, MA, and will be vending at the BloodMilk Night Market at Black Veil Tattoo on Friday, September 1 from 7-10PM. We will be offering our printed shirts and tote bags designed by Courtney Riot and full range of Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab fragrances and […]

Brooklyn Event: 1st Annual Oddities Flea Market featuring BloodMilk

New York friends, mark your calendars for the 1st Annual Oddities Flea Market on March 12. Curated by Regina and Ryan Cohn and co-hosted by Megan Meli, Evan Michelson, and Mike Zohn, the Oddities Market will feature more than a dozen vendors, including our beloved BloodMilk Jewels. Admission is $2 at the door, and the […]

Season of the Witch: Spring/Break in NYC

Debuting at SPRING/BREAK Art Show in NYC on March 1, Sarah Potter presents “Season of the Witch”, a group exhibition of six artists boldly expressing themselves via various mediums. “Season of the Witch” reflects on the ways artists engage in ritual to reveal their deeply personal beliefs and spirituality through the creation of their artwork. The […]

BloodMilk Trunk Show: New Orleans

  New Orleans! Come out on Saturday, November 26 to Abracadabra Tattoo from 7PM to 10PM for BloodMilk’s Trunk Show. There will be a large range of both new and classic BloodMilk jewels for sale and a selection of BloodMilk Exquisite Corpse objects of desire. Abracadabra Tattoo is located at 4921 Freret Street in New […]

Gala Darling’s Bad Witch Workout

  This weekend, Gala Darling will be hosting her very own Bad Witch Workout in New York City, for those of us that cannot stand the typical gym experience. Neon workout clothing and hyper dance music make me want to murder, so I avoid gyms like the plague. I wear BlackMilk to yoga and used to go running in red […]

Mystery and Benevolence

  Mystery and Benevolence: Masonic and Odd Fellows Folk Art from the Kendra and Allan Daniel Collection Mystery and Benevolence  is a new exhibit running from January 21st to May 8th at the American Museum of Folk Art in New York City.  Showcased are over 200 works of art from a variety American fraternal orders and […]

Philadephia Event: BloodMilk Trunk Show

This Saturday night in Philadelphia, BloodMilk will be hosting a trunk show in her home base of Philadelphia at Jinxed on Frankford Ave. This is a rare occasion to purchase and carry out her incredible jewels in person, and to meet the artist behind the collection. Jess will also have a rare few gems that […]

Witch Camp

Holy crap California has WITCH CAMP! OK, it looks a little hippy-dippy, and the people in many of the pictures are wearing a lot more color than I am generally comfortable with in my witches. But some of them seem to have proper hats, and there’s definitely witchy stuff going on. Witch Camp is for […]

Esoteric Book Conference

Esoteric Book Conference

Please welcome guest blogger, The Witch of Witchery Way! A practicing hedgewitch in the Great White North, The Witch is a devotee of low magic, and runs our favorite supply source. Visit her shop, www.TheWitchery.Ca, and follow her on Instagram and Facebook I was fortunate enough to be invited to volunteer for the 7th annual […]

Portland Doll Asylum

October is the time for haunted houses, but if you’re tired of the run-of-the mill ghouls and goblins, perhaps it’s time to try something weirder. This weekend I visited Portland, Oregon’s Doll Asylum.  Running again this weekend,  October 30th and 31st from 5-9pm, the private home is filled to overflowing with all manner of creepy dolls in creepier situations. […]

Halloween With the Dead

AirBnB is currently hosting the most amazing contest: Spend Halloween night in the Paris Catacombs, and be the first person to ever wake up there alive. On Halloween night, journey to the center of the earth and learn about the hair-raising history of this mysterious subterranean labyrinth. Satisfy your thirst for adventure in the sprawling […]

Death Salon + The Dark Artisans’ Bazaar

The fifth Death Salon event is rapidly approaching, hosted the weekend of October 5-6 at the stunning Mutter Museum in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Death Salon is fashioned in the spirit of eighteenth-century salons, as an informal gathering of intellectuals and enthusiasts, dedicated to conversations on mortality and mourning and their effects on our culture and history. […]

The Witch’s Mark

Hope and Feathers Gallery is proud to host The Witch’s Mark for the month of July, 2015. Curated by New England based visual-artist Courtney Brooke Hall, the diverse group show represents a visual exploration of the spiritual self through the feminine connection to nature. Exhibiting photographs, paintings, sculptures, and illustrations from both international and American […]

5&Diamond LOS ANGELES!

5 and Diamond has recently opened their brand new Melrose shop in Los Angeles and will be hosting their grand opening party on August 1! Can’t make it to the West Coast? Check out their online shop!

Memento Mori at Loved to Death

A reminder not to miss Paul Koudounaris‘s signing of his new book, Memento Mori, tomorrow night at San Francisco’s Loved to Death! I have been fortunate to obtain an early copy of the book, and it is an absolute masterpiece.  Through photos taken at more than 250 sites in thirty countries over a decade, Paul […]

San Francisco Event! Paul Koudounaris at Loved To Death

To celebrate the release of Dr. Paul Koudounaris‘ highly anticipated third book on the subject of the death in sacred context, Loved to Death in San Francisco will be hosting a book signing and photo exhibit from images from Memento Mori. Through photos taken at more than 250 sites in thirty countries over a decade, […]

Future Corpse

The Order of the Good Death have announced their Death Salon events for 2015: the first coming this spring at The Getty Villa in Los Angeles, on April 26, and the second, two day event at The Mutter Museum in Philadelphia on October 5 & 6. Not familiar with The Order of the Good Death […]

Fashion Victims: The Pleasures and Perils of Dress in the 19th Century

Victorian fashion continues to amaze with its’ macabre overtones: while we’re all familiar with the Mourning rituals of the era and the long term perils of tight-laced corsets,  now we can add arsenic poisoning to the list. Both the wearer and the maker of many Victorian garments were at risk: from prolonged arsenic and mercury […]