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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.

When: 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

FREE! Open to the public, no RSVP required
For more information, call (301) 319-3303 or email USArmy.Detrick.MEDCOM-USAMRMC.List.Medical-Museum@mail.mil for more information.