TELUS Spark is a space for people of all ages and abilities to let go and embrace the desire to explore and get closer to science, technology, engineering, art and math. TELUS Spark is Calgary’s Science Centre. Exhibits and programs ignite a sense of wonder and excitement. It is a registered charity, and every dollar you donate empowers a child, a student, a parent, or a new Canadian to discover a world inspired by curiosity. The centre features facility rentals, team builders, corporate functions, adult and child programming and more. Visitors under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.
Oct 25, 2019 – March 1, 2020 Body Worlds
Opening at Spark on October 25, 2019, see the world’s most spectacular animals like never before! Travel on an anatomical safari exploring a variety of animals from goats to giraffes and octopuses to ostriches in BODY WORLDS: ANIMAL INSIDE OUT. This rarely seen perspective will guide visitors through skeletons, muscles, organs and circulatory systems of some of the world’s most spectacular animals. Stripping away nature’s skin to the bare flesh and bones, ANIMAL INSIDE OUT features more than 100 plastinates including translucent slices, blood vessel configurations, organ configurations and whole-body plastinates displaying the intricate biology and physiology of some of the world’s most spectacular creatures both mammals and in the aquatic realm. The animals on display are preserved through the anatomical specimen preservation process of Plastination, invented by BODY WORLDS creator and anatomist, Dr. Gunther von Hagens. No animals were harmed in the making of ANIMAL INSIDE OUT.
220 St. George’s Drive Northeast
Calgary, AB T2E 5T2