Star Trek 40th Anniversary Show Announced

The 40th Anniversary Conference and Celebration of Star Trek as the show that changed television will take place in Seattle September 8 through 10, PlanetXpo and the Science Fiction Museum & Hall of Fame recently announced. Star Trek was first seen on Sept 8, 1966, and, thanks to Gene Roddenberry’s unique vision, science fiction television […]

King Tut Exhibit in Fort Lauderdale

From now until April 23, you can see the Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs at the Museum of Art in Fort Lauderdale. More than 130 rare items and artifacts associated with the famous boy king are on display for the first time in the U.S. in nearly 30 years. “People of all […]

Movieland Wax Museum Auction Announced

Have you ever wanted to walk on the bridge of the USS Enterprise from Star Trek? Have you dreamed of walking down the yellow brick road with Dorothy, the Scarecrow and the Cowardly Lion? Have you fantasized about turning your garage into a Chamber of Horrors? Well, now’s your chance. On Saturday, March 11, starting […]

Astronomy Events This Month

Astronomy Month may be October, but you wouldn’t know that by the events that open this month. Roving Mars Now Playing www.imax.com/ImaxWeb/filmDetail.do?type=nowPlaying&movieID=code__.__45127 Roving Mars shows you Mars as you’ve never seen it before — up close and personal from the viewpoint of Spirit and Opportunity, the Mars Rovers, which, miraculously, are still working! According to […]

Upcoming Events: January 2006

The following are some events that you might be interested in checking out if you’re in the area: Now Through March 6, 2006 Robots: The Interactive Exhibition Chicago Children’s Museum www.chichildrensmuseum.org/exhibit_special.cfm This educational and multimedia exhibit lets visitors interact with characters from the 20th Century Fox animated movie Robots, as well as learn more about […]

Support Your Local Museums

Last week, the results of the Heritage Health Index (HHI) were announced, and they weren’t pretty. As you read this, millions of artifacts stored in museums, libraries and other institutions across the United States are slowly disintegrating, due to improper storage. The HHI, the first comprehensive survey ever to assess the condition and preservation needs […]

More Upcoming Events: December 2005

The following are some events that you might be interested in checking out if you’re in the area or putting in your tickler file for next year: December 1, 2005 The National Humanities Center Lecture Series “Historical Counterfactuals and Alternate History Novels” Catherine Gallagher from the University of California, Berkeley will discuss the alternate history […]

New Science Center Has Coolness Factor in Droves

Next Saturday, Nov. 19, 2005, the Bishop Museum’s Science Adventure Center in Hawai’i will open its doors for the very first time. This 16,500 square-foot facility focuses on “the natural wonders of Hawai’i and the world through science exploration,” and it does this in a very immersive and interactive way. There’s an interactive volcanic vent, […]

More Star Wars Fun at the Boston Museum of Science

The premiere issue of The Genre Traveler covered the Star Wars: Where Science Meets Imagination exhibit at the Museum of Science in Boston. Recently, the Museum announced complementary events for the exhibit: Saturday, October 22 If you’re already in the Boston area, you might want to help the museum celebrate the opening of the exhibit […]