Anatomy or art? Human insides rendered as paper filigree

"Connective Tissue" is the name of a new exhibition that showcases artist Lisa Nilsson's intricate works. Made using a rolled and shaped paper technique called "quilling," the miniature sculptures depict and explore the geography of human anatomy. The opening night reception features refreshments and an optional pre-show sketch session.

Where: Mutter Museum at 19 S. 22nd St. 19103

When: July 20, 2017 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

How much: $10


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