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A news release cited “overwhelming response” to the show in announcing its extension beyond its originally slated closing date of Jan. 8. According to spokeswoman Sheila Kenny, more than 30,000 people have attended the exhibit, which features dissected human bodies in a variety of forms to provide a better understanding of how the body functions and how people’s actions affect it. The center has provided educational tours of the show as well as public visits.
Tickets are $14 for ages 19 to 59, $12 ages 60 and older and students with IDs, $11 ages 4 to 18, $10 military with ID, and free to ages 3 and younger. Tickets are available at the door or in advance by calling (859) 233-3535 or at Ticketmaster.com.
Exhibit hours are 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday through Thursday, and 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday. During the holidays, the exhibit is closed Christmas Day and will have normal operating hours on all but New Year’s Eve, when it will be open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Lexington Center directors will announce the next exhibit coming to the Museum and Gallery, which is in the space formerly occupied by the UK Basketball Museum, in mid-January.
About Rich Copley & Copious Notes
Raised by opera-loving parents in a rock ’n’ roll world, Rich Copley has parlayed his broad interests into his career writing about arts and entertainment. Since 1998, he has covered performing arts, film and faith-based popular culture for the Lexington Herald-Leader, the daily newspaper in Lexington, Ky. MORE | E-mail Rich