|Bradenton, FL – The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature presents Towers of Tomorrow with LEGO® Bricks as the first experience in its 2023 Year of Engineering. The engaging and interactive experience, which opens November 22, 2022 in Bradenton, FL, combines architecture, design, and engineering, allowing guests an up-close view of the world’s most iconic skyscrapers.Towers of Tomorrow with LEGO® Bricks features the world’s most dazzling and innovative skyscrapers constructed with the world’s most popular building brick. The exhibit features 20 skyscrapers from North America, Asia, and Australia constructed in breathtaking architectural detail by Robin Sather, one of only 22 LEGO® certified professionals in the world.|
“We are ecstatic to bring this fantastic exhibition to The Bishop, which combines architecture and design in a creative and engaging way,” says Ashley Waite, Director of Museum Experience. “From young to old, everyone has special memories with LEGO® bricks, and I know many more will be made together as a community.”
The Towers include: Burj Khalifa • Bank of America Plaza • Barangaroo Hotel • Central Park Tower • Chrysler Building • CN Tower • Empire State Building • Eureka • Infinity Tower • International Commerce Tower • Marina Bay Sands • Petronas Towers • Q1 • Shanghai Tower • Taipei 101 • Tokyo Skytree • Willis (Sears) Tower • Wilshire Grand Centre
|In addition to the eye-popping LEGO® skyscrapers, guests will be able to partake in Florida Power & Light’s Innovation Stations, which features over 200,000 loose LEGO® bricks in hands-on construction areas. The public isencouraged to build their own creative ‘towers of tomorrow’ and discover the joy of engineering in this unique experience.|
EXHIBITION: Towers of Tomorrow with LEGO® BricksDATES: November 22, 2022 through March 18, 2023VENUE: The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature, 201 10th Street W, Bradenton, FL 34205TICKETS: This experience is included with museum admission. Day passes to The Bishop Museum are $25 for Adults, $23 for Seniors, $16 for Children (5-17), and $19 for College Students. Children 4 and under receive free admission.
Towers of Tomorrow with LEGO® Bricks is a traveling exhibition produced by Sydney Living Museums and toured internationally by Flying Fish. Photos provided by © James Horan for Sydney Living Museums.
The exhibition is part of The Bishop’s Year of Engineering, a year dedicated to exploring how humans and animals solve problems through cleverness, collaboration, and ingenuity. The exhibition is generally sponsored by Florida Power & Light and the Bradenton Area Convention and Visitor’s Bureau.
Download Event Media Kit herePhotos by © James Horan for Sydney Living Museums
ABOUT THE BISHOPAs the largest natural history museum on Florida’s Gulf Coast, The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature (formerly South Florida Museum) offers fun and engaging exhibitions and programs that interpret the scientific knowledge of Florida, the world, and our universe. In addition to permanent exhibitions, The Bishop features a constantly changing lineup of special exhibitions — offering something new to discover with each visit.
The Bishop includes an all-digital Planetarium, the Parker Manatee Rehabilitation Habitat, where we help rehabilitate sick or injured manatees for their return to the wild, and the Mosaic Backyard Universe, built especially for young children and their families.
Our Mission: To inspire the joy of discovery and wonder for all ages through excellence in stewardship and engagement.
Location: 201 10th St W, Bradenton, FL 34205
Visit www.BishopScience.org for hours, info and admission details or call 941-746-4131.