4 thoughts on “Progess for Heart Model

  1. the Museum of Health and Medicine’s last 2 emails have told me about this event. it’s not listed on their website though :/
    but I couldn’t help but think of you!

    Medical Museum Science CafĂ©: “The Embroidered Body,” a presentation by artist Megan Canning

    When: Tuesday, February 26, 2013
    6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

    Where: Silver Spring Civic Building, Fenton Room
    1 Veterans Place
    Silver Spring, MD 20910

    What: 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.

    Free! Open to the public, no RSVP required. For more information, call 301-319-3303 or email medicalmuseum@amedd.army.mil.

    1. Thanks for sharing! I will be back in Chicago then. I started an embroidered heart for an art show in Chicago with my classmates, “Anatomical Love” on February 15th. Embroidery is pretty tedious, I commend this ladies efforts!

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