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Exhibit: Icons In Ash at National Museum of Funeral History

Thursday, August 1, 2019 | 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

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$10

Following the 2018 debut of their newest permanent exhibit, The History of Cremation, the National Museum of Funeral History further explores ways to memorialize loved ones with Icons In Ash, an exhibition of contemporary fine artist Heide Hatry’s memorial portraits crafted from the cremated remains of the deceased subjects.

In looking for ways to cope with the loss of her father and a dear friend, Hatry devised a heartfelt form of commemoration by using a labor-intensive mosaic technique to embed individual ash particles into a surface of beeswax, forming a rich, textured likeness of her loved ones.

Admission

$10 for ages 12+; $9 for ages 65+ and veterans; $7 for ages 6 to 11; free for ages 5 and under. Click here for more information.

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Photo courtesy of the National Museum of Funeral History

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Details

Date:
Thursday, August 1, 2019
Time:
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Cost:
$10
Event Categories:
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Venue

National Museum of Funeral History
415 Barren Springs Drive
Houston, TX 77090 United States
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Phone:
281-876-3063
Website:
www.nmfh.org

Organizer

National Museum of Funeral History
Phone:
281-876-3063
Website:
www.nmfh.org