MORE THAN 500,000 LEGOS® USED TO CONSTRUCT 20 ICONIC SKYSCRAPERS IN PEROT MUSEUM OF NATURE AND SCIENCE’S TOWERS OF TOMORROW EXHIBITION.
The eye-popping exhibition, offered domestically by Highland Capital Philanthropies, options LEGO re-creations of architectural wonders together with Burj Khalifa (the world’s tallest constructing), the Empire State Building and lots of extra; plus youngsters and adults can create their very own towers utilizing greater than 200,000 bricks
DALLAS (Sept. 14, 2021) – The Perot Museum of Nature and Science’s latest exhibition –Towers of Tomorrow with LEGO® Bricks – will characteristic 20 iconic skyscrapers from throughout the globe constructed over 2,000 hours with greater than half one million LEGO® bricks. From the world’s tallest constructing to the Empire State Building, the architectural wonders are constructed by Ryan McNaught, one in all solely 21 LEGO licensed professionals on the earth. All ages can get artistic as they construct upon a rising LEGO set up utilizing 1000’s of the favored coloured bricks. Presented domestically by Highland Capital Philanthropies, Towers of Tomorrow with LEGO® Bricks makes its Texas debut Friday, Sept. 24, and runs by means of April 24, 2022.
“In our commitment to inspire minds through nature and science, the Perot Museum strives to bring in engaging exhibitions that spark those ‘ah-ha’ moments,” stated Dr. Linda Silver, Eugene McDermott Chief Executive Officer of the Perot Museum. “Towers of Tomorrow with LEGO® Bricks is a hands-on experience for all ages and a fun way to cultivate that crucial interest in STEM.”
Among the towers on view would be the Barangaroo Hotel Crown Resort in Sydney; Burj Khalifa in Dubai; Bank of America Plaza in Atlanta; 111 West 57th Street, Central Park Tower Building, Chrysler Building and Empire State Building in New York City; CN Tower in Toronto; Eureka Tower in Melbourne; Infinity Tower in Brisbane; International Commerce Tower in Hong Kong; Marina Bay Sands in Singapore; N Seoul Tower in Seoul, Korea; Petronas Towers in Malaysia; Q1 in Queensland; Shanghai Tower in Shanghai; Taipei 101 in Taiwan; Tokyo Skytree in Tokyo; Willis (Sears) Tower in Chicago; and Wilshire Grand Centre in Los Angeles.
“Highland Capital Philanthropies believes children learn best when they are having fun, which is why we are proud to support the Perot Museum’s effort to ignite STEM learning in our youth through this new exhibition, which showcases iconic skyscrapers from around the world – all constructed with LEGO® bricks,” stated Lucy Bannon, Highland Capital Philanthropies communications director. “We’re especially excited about the hands-on experiences offered as part of the exhibition, which give guests the opportunity to construct their own buildings and in turn gain a deeper understanding of the ingenuity of these engineering feats.”
After interacting with the intricate constructions, friends are inspired to go to the development areas, that are geared up with greater than 200,000 LEGO bricks, to create their very own ‘tower of tomorrow.’ All ages can channel their inside engineer by including their creations to a steadily rising futuristic LEGO masterpiece displayed throughout the exhibition.
Towers of Tomorrow with LEGO® Bricks is a travelling exhibition from Sydney Living Museums and toured internationally by Flying Fish.
HEALTH REQUIREMENTS. For the security of friends, all guests ages 2 and older are required to put on a face overlaying. All interactive displays will likely be disinfected repeatedly, and hand sanitizer stations can be found. Guests mustn’t go to the Museum if sick. Social distancing of at the very least 6 toes (or the common size of 1 velociraptor) is inspired.
UPDATED HOURS. The Museum is open each day (besides Tuesdays). Hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on Monday and Wednesday-Saturday and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. on Sunday.During Thanksgiving week, Winter Break and Spring Break, the Museum will likely be open each day from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday and from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Member-only mornings present unique entry from 9-10 a.m. each Saturday and 10-11 a.m. each Sunday.
TICKETS. Museum common admission is $20 for adults (13-64), $13 for youth (2-12) and $18 for seniors (65+). Museum common admission is free for members. Children beneath 2 are at all times free. Towers of Tomorrowrequires an extra ticket of $8 for adults (13-64) and seniors (65+), $6 for youth (2-12) and free for kids beneath 2. Member tickets for Towers of Tomorrow with LEGO® Bricks are $5 for all age ranges. Tickets are timed entry and obtainable on a first-come, first-served foundation. To keep away from sellouts, guests are strongly inspired to buy superior tickets at perotmuseum.org. Prices are topic to alter.
The Perot Museum is situated at 2201 N. Field Street in Dallas, Texas. For parking info and different particulars, go to perotmuseum.org or name 214-428-5555.
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About the Perot Museum of Nature and Science. A high cultural attraction in Dallas/Fort Worth and a Michelin Green Guide three-star vacation spot, the Perot Museum of Nature and Science is a nonprofit academic group situated within the coronary heart of Dallas, Texas. With a mission to encourage minds by means of nature and science, the Perot Museum delivers thrilling, participating and revolutionary customer and outreach experiences by means of its schooling, exhibition, and analysis and collections programming for kids, college students, lecturers, households and life-long learners. A trusted science useful resource for all of North Texas, the Museum is dedicated to making ready the subsequent technology of STEM employees by supporting Ok-12 faculties and educators by means of extremely accessible packages. The 180,000-square-foot facility in Victory Park opened in December 2012 and is now acknowledged because the symbolic gateway to the Dallas Arts District. Future scientists, mathematicians and engineers will discover inspiration and enlightenment by means of 11 everlasting exhibit halls on 5 flooring of public area; a youngsters’s museum; a flexible-space, touring exhibition corridor; and a theater. Designed by 2005 Pritzker Architecture Prize Laureate Thom Mayne and his agency Morphosis Architects, the Victory Park museum has been lauded for its artistry and sustainability. To study extra, please go to perotmuseum.org.