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Medical Museum Science Café: The Embroidered Body

Join Brooklyn-based artist Megan Canning for a discussion about using embroidery and soft sculpture to illustrate the intricacies of the human form. Inspired by neuroscience, early medical illustrations, contemporary poetry and traditional textiles, Canning's work explores the relationship between the human body and emotional and sensual memory. Canning will describe her research process and talk about the way medical illustration has evolved over time.

Event begins at 6:00PM

Presented by: National Museum of Health and Medicine

Featured Artist(s): Megan Canning

Categories: Free, Discussion, Arts

Event Venue

Silver Spring Civic Building

1 Veterans Place
Fenton Room
Silver Spring, MD 20910
  • Tuesday, February 26, 2013
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