FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 27, 2023
Bricktionary: The ultimate LEGO® A-Z makes it world premiere at Cincinnati Museum Center
Over 150 custom-built LEGO® models click together March 18; waitlist for tickets now open
CINCINNATI - Bricktionary: The ultimate LEGO® A-Z is coming to Cincinnati. Cincinnati Museum Center (CMC) will host the world premiere of the new exhibition clicked to life by the creativity and talent of Ryan “Brickman” McNaught, star of LEGO® Masters Australia. The exhibition opens March 18.
Featuring more than 150 custom-built LEGO® models, Bricktionary is inspired by nothing more than simple letters and boundless imagination. From leaping orcas that tower overhead to Saturn V rockets that stretch from floor to ceiling, the exhibition pushes the limits of what’s possible with LEGO® bricks.
“We’re excited to host the world premiere of this incredible exhibition that showcases not just what’s possible with LEGO®, but that anything is possible with LEGO®,” said Elizabeth Pierce, president and CEO of Cincinnati Museum Center. “Through the mastery of Brickman, Bricktionary demonstrates the endless versatility, ageless allure and STEM applications of LEGO®; anything is possible by anyone when you’re building with LEGO® bricks.”
Bricktionary is more than a stunning gallery of masterpieces by the southern hemisphere’s only LEGO® certified professional; Bricktionary is about you! If you can dream it, you can build it. The exhibition offers free build areas where you can click together whatever inspires you. In Bricktionary: The ultimate LEGO® A-Z, LEGO® becomes the building bricks of imagination.
The exhibition encourages amateur and expert builders alike to get involved through interactive build zones. Build a LEGO® brick model to survive an earthquake and test it against the Bricktionary earthquake machine. How long can your build last? You can also make your creations work for you by designing a LEGO® brick robot. Create a tail-wagging canine companion, a room-cleaning wizard, a deep-sea diving explorer or whatever your imagination dreams up.
A fun-filled journey for families, kids and adults, Bricktionary: The ultimate LEGO® A-Z opens March 18 at Cincinnati Museum Center.
Join the waitlist for exclusive priority access for tickets. Tickets are available for waitlist members on February 13. Tickets will be available for the public on February 20. Visit cincymuseum.org/bricktionary for more information.
About Cincinnati Museum Center
Cincinnati Museum Center (CMC) at Union Terminal is a nationally recognized, award-winning institution housed in a National Historic Landmark. CMC is a vital community resource that sparks curiosity, inspiration, epiphany and dialogue. CMC was awarded the 2009 National Medal for Museum and Library Service from the Institute of Museum and Library Services and received accreditation from the American Alliance of Museums in 2012, one of a select few museums in the nation to receive both honors. Organizations within CMC include the Cincinnati History Museum, Museum of Natural History & Science, Duke Energy Children’s Museum, Robert D. Lindner Family OMNIMAX® Theater, Cincinnati History Library and Archives and the Geier Collections and Research Center. Housed in historic Union Terminal – a National Historic Landmark restored in 2018 and recognized as the nation’s 45th most important building by the American Institute of Architects – CMC welcomes more than 1.8 million visits annually, making it one of the most visited museums in the country. For more information, visit cincymuseum.org.
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The $112 million Champion More Curiosity campaign is shaping Cincinnati Museum Center’s future while creating generations of critical thinkers to power the innovation of our region. By Championing More Curiosity and helping build the future of Cincinnati Museum Center, you can fuel the economic prosperity of our region. Champion More Curiosity will build or reimagine over a dozen permanent exhibits and galleries and equip state-of-the-art labs for cutting-edge research for students from elementary grades to post-docs. Today’s wide-eyed explorers will be tomorrow’s innovators. We work shoulder-to-shoulder to engage our community in monumental moments of epiphany, wonder and connection. As we inspire all generations to learn, grow and thrive at Cincinnati Museum Center, we Champion More Curiosity. Consider making a lifelong impact by donating in support of Championing More Curiosity at www.supportcmc.org.
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