**MEDIA ADVISORY / EVENT INVITATION TO COVER**
Erin Fields; Rogers & Cowan, Inc.; 561.391.5930 ext. 304; EFields@rogersandcowan.com
MORE THAN 100 YOUTH FROM THE BOYS AND GIRLS CLUBS OF METROPOLITAN BALTIMORE INVITED TO ATTEND MUMMIES OF THE WORLD: THE EXHIBITION
Maryland Science Center presenting donation of tickets to
Boys & Girls Clubs of Metropolitan Baltimore youth with Ken Darden, President/CEO
WHAT: The Maryland Science Center and exhibition producer American Exhibitions, Inc. will host The Boys & Girls Clubs of Metropolitan Baltimore (BGC Metro Baltimore) to attend the Mummies of the World: The Exhibition on Friday, December 13, 2013 at 1:30pm. Van Reiner, President of the Maryland Science Center will be presenting the tickets to Kenneth R. Darden, BGC Metro Baltimore President/CEO along with more than 100 youth members onsite to share in the occasion.
Onsite Visuals and Interview Opportunities available:
- More than 100 BGCMB youth will experience the exhibit first-hand by way of ticket donation from American Exhibitions Inc. and the Maryland Science Center
o Viewing and discussing 40+ real human and animal mummies; 150 artifacts, including sarcophagi, tools and clothing
o Hands-on interactives
- Youth Members, Kenneth R. Darden, BGCMB President/CEO available for photos/film and comment
WHEN: Friday, December 13, 2013 | 1:30pm
WHERE: Maryland Science Center, 601 Light St. Baltimore, MD 21230
** Presentation to take place at main entrance to exhibit
DETAILS: Mummies of the World
Mummies of the World is the largest exhibition of mummies and related artifacts ever assembled, featuring an astounding collection of 150 objects including real human and animal mummies, and related artifacts from South America, Europe, Asia, Oceania and Ancient Egypt. Mummies of the World will be on display at The Maryland Science Center from September 28, 2013 through January 20, 2014. For more information, please visit www.mummiesoftheworld.com.
Boys & Girls Clubs of Metropolitan Baltimore
Boys & Girls Clubs of Metropolitan Baltimore has played an integral role in the Baltimore City community for six years, providing daily programs and services to over 4,200 youth. The Clubs are open Monday - Friday after school with programs that emphasize education and career enhancement, character and leadership development, health and life skills, the arts, sports, fitness and recreation. For more information on BGCMB please visit www.bgcmetrobaltimore.org.
About the Maryland Science Center
Named one of Parents Magazine’s Top 10 Science Centers in America, the Maryland Science Center in Baltimore makes science understandable and fun for more than 500,000 visitors a year. The Maryland Science Center inspires, fascinates, motivates and engages children and adults with dozens of interactive exhibits, traveling exhibitions, original presentations in the world-famous Davis Planetarium, larger-than-life movies in the five-story St. John Properties IMAX Theater, and hundreds of hands-on programs delivered throughout the state each year. For more information, visit www.marylandsciencecenter.org.
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