Art of Star Wars Exhibit

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  1. propcollector

    propcollector Sr Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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    Is or Did the Art of Star Wars Exhibit Come to the US?
    If so, where is it comming to?

    Mark
     
  2. Jedifyfe

    Jedifyfe Master Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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    I know it was here a few years ago. I went and saw it down in San Diego in 2000 I think. If it is coming to the US I highly recommend checking it out.

    Brad
     
  3. Durasteel Corporation

    Durasteel Corporation Well-Known Member

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    It sorta did the pacific rim deal
     
  4. Tyler Durden

    Tyler Durden Well-Known Member

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    I don't think the AOSW that was in the states had all the items the exhibit is currently showing. I know the ESB helmet/ROTJ suit wasn't at the exhibit when it was in California.
     
  5. DaddyfromNaboo

    DaddyfromNaboo Master Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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    It was the one that was at the MOM in London/Edinburgh in 2000/2001. So were a few other props, like the Superstardestroyer and the pod race arena.

    Check the "original vader suits" thread from about a week or two ago.

    Michael
     
  6. mikk

    mikk New Member

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    The US version of the Art of Star Wars exhibit, called the Science of Star Wars, will be travelling around the US until at least late 2008. There was a small post about it on SW.com when it opened in Boston. I am not sure how much it is like the AOSW exhibit as I think it tries to link real world science to SW rather than just display the props, costumes, & art. Regardless it's probably the only opportunity to see SW props in the US.

    The articled listed the following cities & dates as part of the tour:
    • Science Museum Exhibit Collaborative (SMEC): COSI, Columbus, OH, June - August 2006
    • Oregon Museum of Science & Industry, Portland, OR, October - December 2006
    • California Science Center, Los Angeles, CA, February - April 2007
    • The Franklin Institute, Philadelphia, PA, June - August 2007
    • Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago, IL, September -- December 2007
    • Fort Worth Museum of Science & History, Fort Worth, TX, February - April 2008
    • The Science Museum of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN, June - October 2008
    Hope that helps.
     

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