Thursday, May 3, 2012
Strong National Museum of Play
Here are some updates from the Queen of all Doll/Toy Museums! Last Chance to Visit The Wizard of Oz Exhibit Saturday & Sunday May 12 & 13 Journey with Dorothy and friends from the sepia-colored Gale Farm to the vibrant Land of Oz. Explore Munchkinland, the Crossroads, the Witch's Castle, and more. To mark the closing of the exhibit, the Dryden Theatre at the George Eastman House will screen the original film at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 11 and 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 13. Bring your museum admission receipt or mention this offer and receive $1 off each movie ticket. Local media sponsors THE WIZARD OF OZ Children’s Educational Exhibit was created by Miami Children’s Museum and SPARKS, in conjunction with Warner Bros. Consumer Products. Judy Garland as Dorothy from THE WIZARD OF OZ. THE WIZARD OF OZ and all related characters and elements are trademarks of and © Turner Entertainment Co. (s12) The Strong's Online Collections Now Largest Among History Museums The Strong, home to the world’s most comprehensive collection of toys, dolls, games, books, photographs, documents, and other historical materials related to play, now offers more than 40,000 artifacts in its Online Collections—making it one of the largest online artifact assemblages available among history museums anywhere. Fan Photo of the Month Winner Congratulations to Chantel Orr from Ontario, March's Fan Photo of the Month winner! During the month of May, capture an image of your family creating at one of the many craft tables in the museum. Upload your image to the museum's Facebook page for your chance to win a FREE membership. For more information, become a fan of the National Museum of Play on Facebook and see Fan Photo of the Month contest rules. Traveling this Summer? Become a Patron-level Member and Save Become a Patron-level member and receive reciprocal free or discounted admission to nearly 200 children’s museums nationwide and in Canada. Patron-level members also receive four free one-time use guest passes (a $52 value) and four free one-time use passes to Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden (a $16 value). Upgrade today!