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Hot Summer Exhibitions from SOC's Stogner

Prof. Maggie Stogner directed Harrison Ford, who did the voice over for a film about Egyptian Pharoahs.

Reinventing the Museum Experience

If you're traveling this summer and looking for a little culture, here are the current locations of several fun and interesting traveling exhibitions!  American University School of Communication professor Maggie Burnette Stogner designed and produced the interactive and immersive media elements for all of these exhibitions, including films, 2D and 3D animations, music, and soundscapes.

Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs has been touring since 2005 and has drawn a record number of visitors worldwide, over 7 million to date. It just opened at the brand new Discovery Times Square Exposition venue in New York City. More information

Tutankhamun: The Golden King and Great Pharaohs showcases over 3,000 years of ancient Egypt and is currently at the Denver Art Museum. The introductory film and audio tour are narrated by Harrison Ford. More information

Real Pirates: the Untold Story of the Whydah, from Slave Ship to Pirate Ship is now at the Saint Louis Science Center. The 16,000-square-foot, interactive, immersive exhibition unlocks the real world of pirates. Don’t miss it. Arggggh! More information

Afghanistan: Hidden Treasures is an extraordinary exhibition of Silk Road treasures sponsored by the National Geographic Society. It can be seen at the Bonn Museum in Germany, June 11 to October 12. The films are narrated by Khaled Hosseini, author of The Kite Runner. More information

From China to Arabia: Ancient Treasure Ships and the Great Oman Voyage opens at VIVO City in Singapore June 25th. More information