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Exhibition Details

Exhibition Name:

BODY WORLDS Rx

Description: Gunther von Hagens' BODY WORLDS presents a new traveling exhibition. One large dose of enlightenment is now encapsulated in a 4,500 sq. ft. version of the original BODY WORLDS. This new presentation focuses on contemporary diseases and ailments that afflict the public, and how everyday lifestyle choices can improve health and wellness.

EXHIBITION OVERVIEW & HIGHLIGHTS
• The exhibition focuses on common ailments and prevention tips for diseases affecting modern-day life such as diabetes, back pain, skin cancer, colon cancer, heart disease, lung disease and eating disorders. These and more are explored throughout the exhibition.
• One hundred real human specimens are included, all preserved by the revolutionary process of Plastination, invented by Dr. Gunther von Hagens.
• Specimens include iconic whole-body plastinates.
• Interactive elements include the "Anatomical Mirror," where visitors will see how vital organs are positioned in their own body and the "Tobacco Body," a time-lapse of smoking's impact on the body.
• BODY WORLDS exhibitions come with a collection of turnkey marketing programs, full graphics and educational tools. Educator guides for grades 5-8 and 9-12, student/family guides and worksheets are all available to enhance learning opportunities before and during the exhibition visit.
• A collection of real plastinated specimens and slices are available for hands-on learning in the gallery, to compliment museum programming.
• BODY WORLDS Rx was created after numerous requests from the public and museums to expand the reach of the exhibition for more limited spaces and environments. This exhibition is modular, flexible and can be tailored for museums, university campuses, health companies, libraries and public around 4,500 sq. ft.
Category: Science & Technology
Primarily Consists Of: Objects, 3-Dimensional (in cases/vitrines)
Cost: Please Inquire
Size: 4,500 sq. ft. (approx.)
Venue Length: 3+ months
Availability: Sept. 2018 - Feb. 2019
Special Requirements: Dedicated internet access 150 lights on track 12 ft. high ceiling 100 A three phase lines Freight Elevator or Loading capacity 8.6x8.6x8.3 ft. Please inquire for complete technical rider and to discuss accommodations that do not match the requirements above.
Previous Venues: McWane Science Center, Birmingham, AL, USA
Museum of Science & History (MOSH), Jacksonville, FL, USA
The Health Museum, Houston, TX, USA
Saskatchewan Science Centre, Regina, SK, CAN
Organization: BODY WORLDS
Contact: Georgina Gomez
Address: Im Bosseldorn 17, Heidelberg, 69126 Germany
Phone: +213 291 9572 (US)
Fax:
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Website: http://www.bodyworlds.com

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