Brick by Brick | Museum of Science and Industry | Museums | Chicago Reader
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When: March 10-Feb. 5 2017
Price: $9
Brick by Brick: Find Your Inner Builder is a new yearlong exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry. Its subject? Legos! The show connects the childhood activity of playing with the toy bricks with serious subjects like physics and architecture through replicas of iconic buildings, such as the Golden Gate Bridge, One World Trade Center, the Hoover Dam, Cinderella's Disney World castle, Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater House in southwestern Pennsylvania, the Great Pyramid of Giza, Saint Louis's Gateway Arch, and the Colosseum, among others. Adam Reed Tucker, one of Lego's 14 professional builders, led the project, which begins with a quote on a wall from Ludwig Mies van der Rohe: "Architecture starts when you carefully put two bricks together. There it begins." Continue reading >>



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