Dec
18

Star Wars: The Force is strong with this museum

Star Wars: The Force is strong with this museum

Since its debut in 1977, “Star Wars” has become a hugely popular cultural force. The Star Wars saga continues today with the release of  the much anticipated  “Episode VII: The Force Awakens,” proof of the strong and lasting impact of this sci-fi epic. Museum specialist Drew Robarge shares some of his favorite Star Wars-related items from the collections of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History. Continue reading Star Wars: The Force is strong with this museum

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Oct
31

October 31, 1997

“Star Wars: The Magic of Myth” opens at the National Air and Space Museum. The exhibition contains nearly 200 authentic props, costumes, characters and artworks used to make the trilogy of movies. The exhibition examines the mythology underlying the “Star Wars&rdquo movies.