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The Art of the Brick at
The Franklin Institute

Acclaimed art exhibition created entirely from LEGO®

Art of the Brick

The exhibition features original artworks made entirely of LEGO. Credit: Photo by Erica Ann

Description

Dates
February 7 – October 4, 2015

Overview

An art exhibition unlike any you’ve ever seen, The Art of the Brick at The Franklin Institute features the world’s largest collection of art created entirely from the popular toy.

The limited-time exhibition features works from artist Nathan Sawaya, who recreates famous masterpieces and original artworks using only LEGO bricks.

Hundreds of thousands of the colorful bricks are used to create the whimsical works, including famous paintings like Van Gogh’s Starry Night and Leonardo DaVinci’s Mona Lisa, a Tyrannosaurus skeleton, and inspiring original works.

Named one of CNN’s top “Global Must-See Exhibitions”, The Art of the Brick is only on display until October 4, 2015.

For more information and to purchase tickets for The Art of the Brick online in advance, click the button below.

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Ben’s Brick House

Create your own LEGO masterpieces at Ben’s Brick House, a special build and play area featuring thousands of LEGOs. Located outside the Tuttleman IMAX® Theater, the special play area allows visitors of all ages to let their imaginations run wild. Take on creative challenges with classic LEGO bricks or large DUPLO blocks in the brand new attraction.

Ben’s Brick House is free with admission to The Franklin Institute and open Monday-Friday from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. and Saturday-Sunday from 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Top Reasons You Must See The Art of the Brick

As if seeing incredible artwork made completely out of LEGO was not enough, we’ve compiled a list of reasons the exhibition at The Franklin Institute can’t be missed.

Read Top Reasons to See the Art of the Brick

Sneak Peek at Art of the Brick

Take a look at the exhibition that has been wowing audiences around the globe with a sneak peek at The Art of the Brick in the video below.

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222 N. 20TH STREET
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19103
(215) 448-1200
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