Updating our previous story, the Riverside City Council has voted to bring Star Trek: The Exhibition to the inland empire city. The traveling exhibit of Star Trek props, costumes, replicas, memorabilia will open at the Riverside Metropolitan Museum on June 15th. More details below.
Exhibition going to Riverside
The Riverside Press-Enterprise is reporting that the Riverside City Council has approved spending to bring "Star Trek the Exhibition: Where Science Meets Science Fiction" to the Riverside Metropolitan Museum. The Exhibition will open the week of June 15 for a 8-month run at the former Sweeney Gallery space on Main Street. Tickets will be $15 for adults and $12 for children and seniors, with group discounts available. Information will be posted later on the museum Web page at www.riversideca.gov/museum.
Star Trek: The Exhibition schedule
With this new announcement, here is the known schedule for the two engagements of ST: The Exhibition.
|May 29th 2010 – January 2011 (1)||Sacramento, CA||Aerospace Museum of California|
|June 15, 2010 – January 2011 (2)||Riverside, CA||Riverside Metropolitan Museum|
|January 2011 – May 2011 (1)||Louisville, KY||Louisville Science Center|
NOTE: Engagement 1 is anchored by a recreation of the TOS 1701 bridge, and Engagement 2 of ST: The Exhibition has a recreation of the TNG Enterprise-D bridge.
Notify your local museum about Star Trek: The Exhibition
Many fans want to see Star Trek: The Exhibition come to their local town. One way you can help is to let them know about it. You can contact your local museum and/or go to a special page on the official site at:
Star Trek: The Exhibition Slideshow
Here is a slideshow of images from Star Trek: The Exhibition in Hollywood, the same engagement that is headed to Riverside.