LAS VEGAS, Jan. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — On February 14, 2013, Imagine Exhibitions Gallery at The Venetian will welcome 50 Greatest Photographs of National Geographic to Las Vegas. The traveling exhibition showcases some of National Geographic’s most-remembered & celebrated photographs from its 125-year-old history, such as Steve McCurry’s unforgettable “Afghan Girl,” Nick Nichols’ iconic image of Jane Goodall & chimpanzee, & Thomas Abercrombie’s never-before-seen view of Mecca. Imagine Exhibitions Gallery was previously home to Da Vinci – The Genius, which recently concluded its limited engagement.
In addition to seeing the - photographs as they appeared in the - magazine, visitors to 50 Greatest Photographs of National Geographic will learn the - stories behind the - photos & more about the - photographers themselves. For some images, visitors will be able to see the - “near frames” taken by the - photographer: the - sequence of images made in the - field before & after the - perfect shot. Additionally, documentary videos throughout the - exhibition tell the - stories behind these iconic photographs & the - photographers who shot them.
“We are thrilled to host 50 Greatest Photographs of National Geographic as Imagine Exhibitions Gallery’s 2nd installation,” asserted Tom Zaller, CEO & President of Imagine Exhibitions, Incorporated “Imagine Exhibitions strives to provide Las Vegas NV with inspirational, thought-provoking & immersive exhibitions, making this partnership with National Geographic a perfect fit.”
At 6,800 square feet, Imagine Exhibitions Gallery is an ideal place for hosting private events, dinners & cocktail receptions in a unique & compelling environment for up to 300 guests.
The exhibition will moreover serve as an exhilarating field trip destination for local schools & universities, giving students the - possibility to step out of the - classroom & in to the - world of National Geographic.
50 Greatest Photographs of National Geographic will run for a limited engagement & open daily starting February 14 from 9:30 a.m. – 7 p.m., last ticket sold at 6 p.m. Ticket prices will be as follows: General admission $16; students with a valid ID, NV residents, military & seniors $13; children 12 & under enjoy free (no cost) admission when accompanied by a paying adult. Taxes & fees not included.
ABOUT IMAGINE EXHIBITIONS
Imagine Exhibitions is the - global resource for all things related to exhibitions. From design to creation, placement to presentation, marketing & operations, Imagine has the - experience & inspiration to bring the - best possible exhibition to any venue. Imagine is currently producing Titanic The Exhibition, The Human Bodies Exhibition, Leonardo Da Vinci’s Workshop, Genghis Khan, the - Exhibition, Giant Mysterious Dinosaurs, Sacred Texts, Engineering Earth, SexEd: The Exhibition, & Dinosaurs in Motion. Da Vinci – The Genius was the - 1st of many installations to be showcased at the - new Imagine Exhibitions Gallery at The Venetian®. In the - last year, Imagine Exhibitions has worked in cooperation with the - Andy Warhol Museum, Dali Universe, Georgia Aquarium, Marina Bay Sands in Singapore, & the - Mob Attraction in Las Vegas. For more information, visit www.imagineexhibitions.com or visit its Facebook page.
ABOUT NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC TRAVELING EXHIBITIONS
The National Geographic Society is one of the - world’s biggest nonprofit scientific & educational organizations & one of the - world’s leading planners of large-scale, traveling exhibitions. Since it launched “Tutankhamun & the - Golden Age of the - Pharaohs” in 2004, National Geographic has organized two more Egyptian-themed exhibitions, “Tutankhamun: The Golden King & the - Great Pharaohs” & “Cleopatra: The Search for the - Last Queen of Egypt.” Other exhibitions National Geographic has organized contain the - four-city U.S. tour of “Afghanistan: Hidden Treasures from the - National Museum, Kabul.” National Geographic moreover offers a broad selection of stunning photography exhibitions to museums & venues around the - world. For more information, visit www.nationalgeographic.com.
ABOUT THE VENETIAN LAS VEGAS®
The Venetian Resort-Hotel-Casino, the - biggest property in the - country to receive AAA’s Five Diamond & the - coveted Forbes Travel Guide Four Star awards, is one of the - world’s most luxurious resort & convention destinations. Recreating Venice’s legendary landmarks, the - LEED® EB Gold (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design)-certified resort offers unmatched service & quality for leisure & corporate guests. With suites ranging from a standard 650-square-foot Luxury Suite to the - luxurious 10,000-square-foot Chairman Suite, the - all-suite resort boasts more than 4,000 of Las Vegas’ most lavish suite accommodations. Located in the - heart of the - Las Vegas NV Strip, The Venetian features The Grand Canal Shoppes®, an indoor streetscape complete with gondolas & singing gondoliers, the - Canyon Ranch SpaClub®, world-class gaming, exquisite restaurants, a wide type of entertainment such as “Soul2Soul with Tim McGraw & Faith Hill,” the - party musical “ROCK OF AGES,” showroom headliners in addition to Human Nature, David Spade, Rita Rudner, Tim Allen & Joan Rivers & extensive convention & corporate services. Guests can earn points while they eat, sleep, shop & play with Grazie, the - premiere loyalty program. The Venetian & its sister resort, The Palazzo Las Vegas, are the - 1st ever Alliance Resorts in the - InterContinental Hotel Group® global portfolio. For additional information, visit venetian.com, follow on Twitter Site @venetianvegas & interact on Facebook site at facebook.com/venetianlasvegas. The names & brands mentioned above are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of their respective owners.
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