From Planchette to Baphomet, Ouija’s Deal with the Devil

October 7, 2017, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Come to The Satanic Temple and experience the dark history of the Ouija board. You’ll see one of the largest talking board exhibits ever to be displayed to the public. Featuring more than 100 pieces from antique boards and planchettes to photographs, advertisements, and ephemera all telling the story of talking boards from 1890 to the present day.

Witch Boards, Talking Boards, or Devil Boards as they are also known were made in Salem from 1966-1991. In that time they became one of America’s most popular games. At one point outselling Monopoly, the Ouija Board is often a person’s first experience with the occult and available at any toy store. But is it a game? Can you really talk to the dead? “It’s only a game… Isn’t it?”

Event features an opening reception and lecture lead by Talking Board Historical Society directors John Kozik, Calvin Von Crush and Robert Murch. They will discuss;

Space is limited, tickets are $20 at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3082469

Exhibit runs through October.