Arizona Science Center to Preview POPnology Exhibit at Feb. 4 Press Conference in Phoenix

World Premiere of Pop-Culture Inspired Technology Exhibit to Include Technology & Film Visionaries

Jan 21, 2016, 11:03 ET from Arizona Science Center

PHOENIX, Jan. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

Who:   

Arizona Science Center and Stage Nine Exhibitions hereby invites representatives of the media to attend the Press Conference for the opening of POPnology™.



What:       

Stage Nine Exhibitions is unveiling its newest fully interactive exhibition called POPnology at the Arizona Science Center on Feb. 7. This all new exhibition, scheduled for museum touring across the U.S. and Canada, celebrates and explores some of the greatest works of popular culture inspired technology innovation and imagination in history. The exhibit also examines how newly inspired technology will impact human life well into the future.  



When:       

Thursday, February 4th, 8:30 AM. Refreshments will be served. Exhibition preview immediately following.



Where:       

Arizona Science Center is located at 600 E Washington St., Phoenix, AZ 85004. Visit azscience.org.



Why:         

The mission of Arizona Science Center is to inspire, educate and engage curious minds through science. POPnology is an unrivaled exploration of popular culture's ever-changing impact on technology.  This fully-immersive exhibition will engage guests on a physical, mental and emotional level and enable hands-on access to some of the most advanced technology influencing our lives today and well into the future.



Interviews:    

Chevy Humphrey, CEO and President of Arizona Science Center and Troy Carlson, CEO of Stage Nine Exhibitions will be on hand for interviews. In addition, creative director, designer, sculptor and visual arts educator, Edward Eyth and Jay Rogers, CEO & Co-founder of Local Motors will be available to answer media questions. 



Visuals:   

The pop-culture and technology inspired exhibition to preview new advancements in 3D printed cars, virtual reality gaming, music creation, flying cars, self-driving cars, hyperloop transportation, robotics and space exploration. Just some of the visuals included:




Local Motors showcasing the Strati, the world’s first 3D printed car


Sojourner Rover and Opportunity Rover from Mars Public Engagement at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory


Hands-on robotics - Baxter  


Virtual projection games 


Futuristic musical instrument technology   


Jet pack from Disney™'s The Rocketeer 


Autopia car from Disney™'s Tomorrowland 


Artistic renderings from visual futurists who created the look of Blade Runner™, Star Wars™, Alien™, and much more 

 

MEDIA CONTACTS:  
Michele Meyer, Arizona Science Center
602-716-2000 ext. 132 / meyerm@azscience.org

Christopher Barker, POPnology
480-737-2907 / chrisbarker@cox.net

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SOURCE Arizona Science Center



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