'Indiana Jones and the Adventure of Archaeology' Heads to Museums
Though you may have been disappointed with Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, a new event centered around everyone's favorite archaeologist should deliver the goods. In celebration of the 30th anniversary of Raiders of the Lost Ark, Hero Complex has just highlighted a new traveling exhibition called Indiana Jones and the Adventure of Archaeology. Highlighting the fiction from the films and the real-life history that inspired them, the exhibition features props from the films like the Ark of the Covenant along with objects from ancient Peru, Egypt, and Iraq. There's a preview video to check out below!
Here's a preview for the exhibition that will be traveling the world for six years:
Lucasfilm teamed with National Geographic for the exhibition which is setting sail at the Montreal Science Centre and will head overseas next month. At this time, there's no details on any dates for appearances in the United States, but you can preview some of the objects on display in an image gallery over at Hero Complex. Kyra Bowling, exhibits manager at Lucasfilm says, "We take a look at the inspirations behind the stories that you see in the films, and give the visitor the ability to see the origins of those stories, and the realities of those stories, and where fact meets fiction, and to go into depth about the real-world archaeology behind some of those fun adventures in the films." Pretty cool, right?