Traveling Exhibit constructed by LEGO toy building bricks
RICHMOND, VA. (WTVR): Block By Block: Inventing Amazing Architecture, organized by the Norton Museum of Art in West Palm Beach, Florida, is on display at the Children’s Museum of Richmond in Chesterfield through December 31. The exhibit features ten buildings that represent landmark structures in five countries, seven cities and more than 100 years in the history of global architecture. Each structure was built by Dan Parker, Certified LEGO® Professional and his Seattle-based TrainBuilder Productions, LLC.
The exhibit is free with museum admission, hours are 9:30a.m. to 5:00p.m. with extended hours on Saturdays until 7:00p.m. during December. Because LEGO® appeals to all ages, in addition to the daily hours for families, the museum will also open for adults-only on select Thursday evenings from 5:30p.m. to 7:30p.m. November 14, November 21 and December 12, adults can enjoy the exhibition along with a variety of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages and light fare. Tickets sold in advance only, $15 per person. For more details on the exhibit, Legendary Santa and Block by Block visit www.ChildrensMuseumofRichmond.org.
Skyscrapers on Display are Chrysler Building (New York, New York), Flatiron Building (New York, New York), Hearst Tower (New York, New York), One Trade Center (New York, New York), Willis Tower (Chicago, Illinois), Space Needle (Seattle, Washington), 30 St Mary Axe (London, England), Taipei 101 (Taipei, Taiwan), Menara Telekom (Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia), and Burj Khalifa (Dubai, United Arab Emirates).
LEGO KidsFest 2014 Tour: The LEGO® KidsFest, a nationally-traveling giant LEGO® expo, has announced its 2014 tour dates and after a sell out in Richmond in 2013 will make another stop to Richmond October 3 – 5, 2014. LEGO KidsFest tickets are between $22-$25 for adults and $20-$23 for children and can be purchased online at www.LEGOKidsFest.com.