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Our FACE OFF: Skull-A-Day vs Street Anatomy opening was an incredible night celebrating one of the most iconic pieces of the human body, the skull.

We had music piping through the museum, tasty food & drinks, an awesome gallery shop featuring the jewelry of Anatomical Element, a melt-in-your-mouth human-size chocolate skull by Conjurer’s Kitchen, an incredibly creative audience drawing their own skulls, and even had famous tattoo artist Hannah Aitchison of Deluxe Tattoo and LA Ink drop by. Noah Scalin of Skull-A-Day was in attendance with his crew and the Street Anatomy team plus the staff of the International Museum of Surgical Science were making sure everything ran smoothly.

For those of you that couldn’t join us for opening night, we’d like to share with you photos of the gallery and event below. Enjoy!

 

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Emilio Garcia’s Skull Brains

 

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Intricate 3D printed skulls by Joshua Harker

 

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DJ Sam Rolfes providing music throughout the museum all night

 

Audience Participation: Create your own skull

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Chocolate Skull Smashing

A gorgeous life size skull provided by the extremely talented Annabel de Vetten of Conjurer’s Kitchen. The only way to eat it was to smash it to pieces!

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The FACE OFF Team

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From left to right: Lindsey Thieman, Abby Davis, Raquel Ruiz, Rachel Stork Stoltz, Vanessa Ruiz, Noah Scalin, Dan Springer, Becca Levine, Jennifer von Glahn, and Justin “Tatman” Lovorn

 

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And, of course, no show would be complete without the help of my wonderful mother, Raquel!