Time: 4:00 pm
Location: The Loft at Prince Street (177 Prince St., 3rd Fl., Manhattan)Price: $20 suggested donation
Stick around afterward for the Museum of Interesting Things' Secret Speakeasy, which is their monthly festival dedicated to all things vintage! See 16mm vintage films, Hear vinyl LP’s, Antiques Demos of the History of Film/Photography/3D, Enjoy! Join The Museum of Interesting Things, a traveling interactive exhibition of antiques and inventions inspiring innovation and creativity as we explore the history of the Magic Lantern. With Adventure Club Denny Daniel, Founder of The Museum of Interesting Things, guides our unique experience inside a secret loft in SoHo to include: • A discussion around Magic Lantern presentations where a storyteller (or a charlatan showing spirits) would come to your town with an oil lamp magic lantern projector, and tell stories that made people laugh or scream, learn or sing • A rare presentation of the antique Disney Magic Lantern glass slides from nearly 100 years ago on the original electrified Disney Lantern Projector as well as a preview of an authentic 19th-century oil lamp-powered Magic Lantern and see other variations of the Magic lantern over the ages. • A look at original storytelling booklets that accompanied Magic Lantern slides of stories including Pinocchio, Snow White, and so many more!
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