Monday, August 24, 2015

Houdini bust dedication in Appleton, Thursday

Appleton's beautiful new bronze Houdini bust will be officially unveiled in Houdini Plaza this Thursday, August 27, at an event starting at 11:30 AM. Here are the details from the "Houdini Bust Dedication" event page on Facebook:

Join us for the Houdini Bust dedication event this Thursday in Houdini Plaza following the lunchtime live performance.

Featured on the History Channel's Monument Guys, the Craig Campbell bust of Harry Houdini in the throws of his iconic straightjacket escape will be unveiled to the public for the first time.

Following the musical performance at the Fountain stage, The Dangerous Fun Show will take the main stage at 12:30 (or so) to perform some Houdini-inspired escapes. Bring the kids as Mr. Peters loves to get them in the act!

DFS will be followed by a number of speakers including Nick Hoffman (History Museum at the Castle), Rob Neilson (Prof of Sculpture, Lawrence U), Amanda Stuck (WI 57th District Assemblywoman) and of course Mayor Tim Hanna.

Bust will be unveiled at 1:30 PM.

Houdini Plaza is located at 111 W College Ave. in Appleton, Wisconsin. The Houdini Bust was created artist Craig Campbell and Sculpture Valley.

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1 comment:

  1. On the subject of bronze busts, if the original bronze bust of HH is in the Museum of the City of New York, is this bronze bust in Copperfield's museum a copy?

    http://www.forbes.com/pictures/mhj45efdik/harry-houdini/

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