The Art of the Brick

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Saturday February 9

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10:45 AM  –  11:00 AM


Presented by M&T Bank


Named  one  of  CNN’s  Top  Ten  ‘Global  Must-See  Exhibitions,’  THE  ART  OF  THE  BRICK  exhibit  by  artist  Nathan  Sawaya  is  a  critically-acclaimed  collection  of  inspiring  artworks  made  exclusively  from  one  of  the  most  recognizable  toys  in  the  world:  the  LEGO®  brick.  From  child’s  toy  to  sophisticated  art  form  and  beyond,  the  world’s  most elaborate display  of  LEGO  art  ever  features  original  pieces  as  well  as  re-imagined  versions  of  the  world’s  most  famous  art  masterpieces  like  Van  Gogh’s  Starry  Night  and  Da  Vinci’s  Mona  Lisa  as  well  as  a  gallery  showcasing  an  innovative,  multimedia  collection  of  LEGO  brick  infused  photography  produced  in  tandem  with  award-winning  photographer Dean West.


THE ART OF THE BRICK ticket holders will also have access to “The Science of the Brick” free-play activity area, where guests can put their LEGO architecture and engineering skills to the test! This hands-on builder activity area features activity tables with different brick building challenges and interactives, plus free-play and demonstration areas. Create your own brick masterpieces, build a maze out of LEGO bricks, design a brick race car at the Drag Race, and more!


PLEASE NOTE: School Group and day camp visitation is heaviest between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., Tuesday through Friday. Those wishing for a less busy time in the exhibition should select an entry time outside of this window.


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