The World Chess Hall of Fame in Saint Louis proudly debuts an interactive new exhibition, Pow! Capturing Superheroes, Chess & Comics on Thursday, March 23, with a special public opening reception from 6-8 p.m. The exhibit will be on view through September 17, 2017.
With Pow! Capturing Superheroes, Chess & Comics, the WCHOF is delighted to present a family-friendly exhibit geared toward visitors of all ages. This colorful and interactive exhibit is sure to wow even the most seasoned museum goer.
Visitors will enjoy:
-Over 200 chess-themed comic books
-Dressing up like their favorite superheroes
-Taking a selfie in the photo booth
-Perusing favorite comics in the reading room
-Illustrating in a drawing room
-Playing chess on fun boards featuring Spiderman, Batman, Wonder Woman and more.
The historic comics collection includes rare editions, such as the earliest chess-related cover, DC Comics’ More Fun Comics 76, released in 1942; and a 1947 DC Action Comics Superman in The Cross Country Chess Crimes. Additionally, objects will be on view for comic and chess aficionados to appreciate, including limited edition, collector comic-inspired chess sets. This novel exhibit is designed to bring out the kid in everyone!
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