Indiana Jones and the Adventure of Archaeology is an innovative touring exhibition
that immerses visitors in a multimedia adventure through the four Indiana Jones
movies.. Made possible by Lucasfilm Ltd, it the first and only official exhibition
about the internationally beloved movie hero.
As it leads viewers on a museum adventure inspired by their beloved film hero, the
exhibition connects his fictional world to real facts that inspired all of his quests.
Indiana Jones and the Adventure of Archaeology sets the wheels in motion not only
to inspire, but most importantly to cultivate a lasting interest in history and
The Indiana Jones brand of humour and adventurous spirit is infused throughout the
exhibit to help engage viewers and stimulate their imaginations. Consequently, the
exhibition holds broad appeal for all audiences: neophytes and experts, families,
film fans, tourists and the general public alike.
The exhibition features a vast and exclusive collection of original Indy film props,
models, concept art and set designs on loan from the Lucasfilm Archives. All four
movies of the series are represented: Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981), Indiana
Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984), Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
(1989) and Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008).
As they learn the factual and historical inspiration behind Indy’s adventures, visitors
will also learn about the art of movie-making, character creation, the craft of
special effects –before CGI-, costume design and more.
They will also have the opportunity to learn about the exhibited objects with the
aid of their video companion, which will give out more facts and behind-the-scenes
secrets about the making of the movies as well.
Not only is the Indy Trail a great start up point to help visitors see and understand
real world archaeology, the exhibition is designed in such a way that a local archaeology
gallery can be added to the footprint, allowing the host museum to feature some
of its prized collections of real world artefacts and local archaeology tales.
In an environment spanning from 5,000 to 8,000 square feet, this first-of-its-kind
touring museum exhibition transforms the museum experience into an interactive,
multimedia adventure. Equipped with an intelligent hand-held video-companion, visitors
are immersed into the legendary world of Indiana Jones. Loaded with educational
content, photos and videos, the multimedia companion guides visitors along the Indy
Trail where they’ll learn about the facts behind the content in the Indy movies.
About Lucasfilm Ltd.
Lucasfilm Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is a global
leader in film, television and digital entertainment production. In addition to
its motion-picture and television production, the company's activities include visual
effects and audio post-production, cutting-edge digital animation, interactive entertainment
software, and the management of the global merchandising activities for its entertainment
properties including the legendary STAR WARS and INDIANA JONES
franchises. Lucasfilm Ltd. is headquartered in northern California.
About the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art
The Lucas Museum of Narrative Art will be a first-of-its kind institution, designed
to serve as the country’s premiere venue for understanding the connections and lineage
of illustrative and visual art. Conceived by George Lucas, the museum is based in
the filmmaker’s passion for education and the role art can play in inspiring young
people. The museum will offer state-of-the-art facilities and unparalleled programming
for children, families, schools, scholars, and visiting artists. The Lucas Museum
of Narrative Art’s collection ranges from fine art to animation, from fashion to
cinematic design and is comprised of works of the great masters of the Golden Age
of Illustration through today’s digital artists, showing the ways culture is reflected
in the popular art of any given time. For more information, lucasmuseum.org.
ABOUT INDIANA JONES™
2011 marked the 30th anniversary of Indiana Jones’ first appearance
on the silver screen. Since then, audiences around the world have been enraptured
by his exploits and adventures. The popular film series — Raiders of the Lost Ark™,
Indiana Jones and The Temple of Doom™, Indiana Jones and The Last Crusade™
and Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull™ — has garnered
14 Academy Awards® nominations and won seven Oscars. When the fourth film was released
in 2008, it immediately reached the top of the box office as the No. 1 movie in
America. The Indiana Jones films have become a part of film history themselves,
and remain among the most popular films ever made — with record box office and merchandise
sales and a strong fan base throughout the world. For more information, visit indianajones.com.
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