‘2001: A Space Odyssey’ exhibition coming to Museum of Moving Image
An exhibition dedicated to Stanley Kubrick’s iconic 1968 classic, 2001: A Space Odyssey, will open at Queens' Museum of the Moving Image in January, 2020. It will include original artifacts from international collections and from the Stanley Kubrick Archive at the University of the Arts London, and the MMI's own collection. Specific pieces include Special Photographic Effects Supervisor Douglas Trumbull’s concept sketches for Clavius Base; costumes, including a space suit worn in the Clavius Base scene and Moonwatcher ape suit worn by Dan Richter in the Dawn of Man scene; and storyboards, contact sheets, test films, and photographs related to the Stargate special effects sequence.
Additionally, throughout its six-month run, the exhibition will also host a screening series, public programs with guest speakers, and "specially themed workshops, tours, special events, and more." The "Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey" exhibit runs January 18 - July 19, 2020 and tickets go on sale in September with a presale beforehand for Museum members.
Meanwhile, you can catch 2001: A Space Odyssey on the big screen in 70mm at Museum of the Moving Image on Thursday, August 1 at 7 PM (tickets). Watch the trailer below.