Museum of Science’s Mugar Omni Theater Transports Viewers with The Alps

BOSTON — Audiences will scale the breathtaking Swiss Alps when the large-format film The Alps opens in the newly renovated Mugar Omni Theater on February 29, 2008. This powerful film centers on one man’s quest to conquer the infamous North Face of the Eiger. Located at the core of the Alps, the Eiger is one of the world’s most celebrated, yet treacherous peaks. “Against a backdrop of overwhelming beauty, The Alps is a true-life story of extraordinary courage,” says director Stephen Judson. The Alps follows the journey of John Harlin III, who literally follows in his father’s footsteps. Read the rest of this entry »

BODY WORLDS 3 Sprints to the Finish Line with 63-Hour Marathon

Saint Louis Science Center Open Around the Clock for FInal Three Days of ExhibitionWhat:
Due to overwhelming visitor demand, the Saint Louis Science Center is keeping the BODY WORLDS 3 exhibition open for 63 continuous hours starting at 9:00 a.m. on Friday, February 29, and concluding at midnight Sunday, March 2 (technically Monday morning). Read the rest of this entry »

Science Center’s Doug King Named to Giant Screen Cinema Association Board of Directors

(ST. LOUIS) The Giant Screen Cinema Association (GSCA) has named Saint Louis Science Center President & CEO Doug King to its Board of Directors.

King was one of eight new members appointed this week who join 11 other GSCA Board members. His two-year term begins at the commencement of the European Film Expo board meeting on March 3, 2008. King is the only representative from a Missouri museum or giant screen entity to be selected for the GSCA?s Board of Directors.

Science Center President Doug King notes, “I’m honored to have been chosen to join such a prestigious group of individuals. The other members of the GSCA Board of Directors are all leaders in their respective fields, and within the giant screen industry.” Read the rest of this entry »