MyrllenA free public reception Thursday will celebrate an exhibition by sculptor Catherine Heard, a professor of visual arts.

Reception to celebrate art professor’s exhibition

A reception Thursday, Jan. 9, will introduce the public to the work of visual arts professor Catherine Heard.

Her sculpture exhibition Myrllen: A Portrait is on display through Friday in the downtown Armouries’ SoCA Gallery. Prof. Heard’s work interrogates the histories of science, medicine and the museum. Learn more on the event webpage.

Thursday’s reception runs 5 to 7 p.m. in the gallery, located at 37 University Ave. E.