Bayou City Buzz - Body as a Work of Art: More Than Skin Deep

- "Body as a Work of Art: More Than Skin Deep," an exhibit at John P. McGovern Museum of Health and Medical Science, is open to the public until Friday, Jan. 11, 2019. It features a never-before-seen collection of public visual installations and visual art that shows inner and outer beauty, including ten molds of actual human bodies transformed into wearable garments.      

The exhibit also includes a seven-foot tall by eight-foot wide hyperrealist sculpture entitled "Reflections" by world-renowned artist Carole Feuereman, which allows the viewer to focus on health and inner beauty via interaction with the artwork. This work of art is a special gift to The Health Museum by art patron and philanthropist Dr. Carolyn Farb.

The Health Museum is located on 1515 Hermann Drive, Houston, Texas 77004. General admission to the museum is free for children two and under; $8 for children 3 to 12 years old and seniors 65 and above; $10 for adults; and free on Thursdays for families. Active and retired personnel receive half-off admission for up to four people. General admission also provides access to the museum’s multiple exhibits.

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