The Evolution of Film
September 16, 2016 - February 26, 2017
Regular Hours: Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays 11am to 4pm
Step into time by viewing The Evolution of Film, a unique reverse chronological presentation of artifacts.
This exhibit features a wide variety of motion picture artifacts dating from the late 1800s to 1980s. Film newsreels and movie reels can be played in the gallery. These clips show the ever-changing landscape of film.
Toy models will be available to be played with including the zoopraxiscope, zoetrope and praxinoscope. Notable inventions such as the rare Visionola, a Kerosene movie projector, and a Scopitone will be on display. With its storied history, film has been iconic to documenting American life.