Archive for the ‘museums’ Category

IMAX EXPANDS INSTITUTIONAL NETWORK WITH AN IMAX® THEATRE AT SERVI MUSEOS’ NEW PAPALOTE CHILDREN’S MUSEUM IN MEXICO

Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

Servi Museos Extends IMAX Partnership with Megantalla IMAX Banorte at New Museum in Monterrey; Theatre Will Adopt IMAX’s Ground-Breaking Laser System NEW YORK – Jan. 28, 2015 – IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX) and Servi Museos, a sister institution of the Papalote Children’s Museum Mexico City and of the Papalote Children’s Museum Cuernavaca, ...

Birmingham, UK’s Giant Screen at Millennium Point closes

Friday, January 9th, 2015

The Birmingham Mail reports: Birmingham's Giant Screen Cinema has closed down with the loss of 11 jobs. The final performance of The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies was watched by 108 people at 7.45pm on January 5 before the cinema’s 70ft 6in x 41ft screen closed without fanfare. Article >>

Austin, Texas’ Bob Bullock IMAX switches to digital

Monday, January 5th, 2015

The Austin Chronicle reports: In a move that is becoming more and more common, the Bullock Museum IMAX Theatre announced they will be trading in their 70mm film projectors for digital ones. The storied theatre will shut down on Jan. 5 to begin the digital conversion: Replacing the projectors, upgrading the audio ...

Giant Screen Lasers Arrive at Moody Gardens

Thursday, December 4th, 2014

MOODY GARDENS LAUNCHES FIRST INSTITUTIONAL GIANT SCREEN 6P LASER THEATER D3D Cinema and Moody Gardens are pleased to announce the grand opening of the MG3D laser theater, the first institutional giant screen 6P laser projection system in the world. The 6P laser illuminated 4K 3D dual projector system is manufactured ...

National Geographic Partners with Lawrence Hall of Science

Friday, November 7th, 2014

THE LAWRENCE HALL OF SCIENCE TO BRING NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC FILMS AND MORE TO THE BAY AREA November 6, 2014 — Berkeley, CA. The Lawrence Hall of Science, UC Berkeley’s public science center, has announced plans to partner with National Geographic to open the National Geographic 3D Theater on Saturday, November 15, ...

D3D Cinema Selected to Upgrade Virigina Aquarium Giant Screen

Thursday, September 18th, 2014

D3D Cinema to Convert Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center’s Giant Screen Cinema to 4K 3D Digital Technology Evanston, IL (Sept. 18, 2014) – After a rigorous RFP process, D3D Cinema has been selected to upgrade the Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center’s giant screen theater to digital projection technology. ...

D3D Cinema to Upgrade Whitaker Center Giant Screen

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014

D3D Cinema to Provide Phased Giant Screen 4K 3D and 6P Laser Upgrades at Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts Evanston, IL (Sept. 17, 2014) - D3D Cinema is pleased to announce the conversion of Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts’ giant screen theater. Located in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, ...

Birmingham, UK’s Millennium Point Giant Screen to close

Monday, September 15th, 2014

The Birmingham Post writes: Plans are being drawn up for new uses for the giant screen at Millennium Point after bosses announced it was to close following years of loss-making. A 30-day consultation has begun with 11 members of staff amid plans to close the Giant Screen Cinema at the Eastside venue. Millennium ...

The Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum IMAX to install digital projection system

Thursday, September 4th, 2014

IMAX is pleased to announce that the Bullock Texas State History Museum in Austin will install IMAX’s cutting-edge digital projection system. The technology will allow the iconic state museum to present a wider array of IMAX content, offering greater programming flexibility. The IMAX digital projection system is the most advanced ...

Fort Lauderdale’s Museum of Discovery & Science IMAX closed for renovations

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

The Sun Sentinel reports: The AutoNation IMAX 3D theater at the Museum of Discovery and Science in Fort Lauderdale is getting an estimated $2 million makeover. The theater closed down last month and is set to reopen Oct. 13 boasting a new 60-foot by 80-foot screen, new luxury seats, a new powerful ...