You'll Never Look at People the Same Way Again
TORONTO, Oct. 5 /CNW/ - Gunther von Hagens' BODY WORLDS & The Story of the Heart is an all-new exhibition that will reveal through the lenses of anatomy, cardiology, psychology and culture how the heart nourishes, regulates and sustains life. The exhibition will give Science Centre visitors a profound insight into the human body with over 200 human specimens including whole-body plastinates, organs and translucent body slices.
Please join us for a special media preview of BODY WORLDS & The Story of the Heart, and the North American premiere of a striking new animal plastinate - a giraffe measuring 5.60 metres from head to feet, which took 6650 hours and two years to complete. Media credentials or a business card with media affiliation is required for admission to this preview. Filming will require signed agreement forms, see link for download of forms:
What: Special media preview of the exhibition BODY WORLDS & The Story
of the Heart
Who: - Lesley Lewis, CEO, Ontario Science Centre
- Dr. Angelina Whalley, creative and conceptual designer of
Gunther von Hagens' BODY WORLDS exhibitions and the director of
the Institute for Plastination in Heidelberg, Germany
When: Thursday, Oct. 8, 2009
Where: Ontario Science Centre, 770 Don Mills Road, Toronto
(TV crews may use the valley parking: Enter off Gateway Drive
South of the main entrance, drive down the hill to the security
This exhibition is presented by National Bank Financial Group and has been financially assisted by the Government of Ontario through the Ministry of Tourism, and through the Ontario Cultural Attractions Fund of the Ministry of Culture, administered by the Ontario Cultural Attractions Fund Corporation.
SOURCE Ontario Science Centre
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