For quite some time, the question has been asked, Los Angeles or San Francisco for the home of George Lucas’ $1 billion Museum of Narrative Art? On Tuesday, the board of directors announced their decision to build the museum in Los Angeles.
“After extensive due diligence and deliberation, the Board of Directors of the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art is pleased to announce plans to build the museum in Exposition Park in Los Angeles. We have been humbled by the overwhelmingly positive support we received from both San Francisco and Los Angeles during our selection process. Settling on a location proved to be an extremely difficult decision precisely because of the [...]
Guests at the California Science Center will be inspired by the science and technology behind some of the most beloved animated films and their characters with the west coast premiere of The Science Behind Pixar Exhibition. This hands-on 12,000 square foot exhibition showcases the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) concepts used by the artists and computer scientists who help bring Pixar’s award-winning films to the big screen.
Featuring more than 40 interactive exhibit elements, The Science Behind Pixar Exhibition demonstrates the technology that supports the creativity and artistry of Pixar’s storytellers. The exhibition is broken into eight distinct [...]
When it comes to world-class museums and cultural offerings, Chicago is second to no city. To highlight the city’s extraordinary cultural institutions, Chicago Museum Week returns for its second year Oct. 13 – 23 with discounted admission, exclusive offers and special programs. During the 11-day celebration, Illinois residents will receive 10 – 25 percent off admission at participating institutions.
Museums In the Park, an association of 12 museums on Chicago Park District land, hosts the annual celebration. This year’s lineup includes 15 additional Chicago cultural institutions and an expanded list of deals, special programming and [...]
The festive spirit of the recently turned 80-year-old Queen Mary continues with a grand Fourth of July party celebrating America from Coast to Coast. There’s no need to travel cross-country for Independence Day fun! The Queen Mary’s all-day celebration event thematically brings the East Coast, South, Southwest and West Coast to Southern California for a one-stop countrywide patriotic fete that ends with a spectacular musical fireworks show over the Pacific.
The festivities welcome guests with a gateway to the East Coast’s Coney Island. Carnival and strolling Circus performers, aerialists & acrobats, trackless train rides and a host of holiday activities [...]