The Art of Cars at the Petersen Automotive Museum
If you’re a fan of Cars (2006), you’ll be happy to know that the world-renowned Petersen Automotive Museum, located in Los Angeles, will soon host an exhibition dedicated to the movie, notably with full-size renditions of McQueen and Mater.
THE ART OF CARS
Opening on March 29, 2008
Second Floor Hollywood Gallery
The Art of Cars exhibit gives film fans and art lovers a behind-the-scenes look at Pixar’s animated feature CARS (2006). Numerous pieces of original art will illustrate various phases of the movie’s development. Museum visitors will learn how computer software programs are used to create movement and how backgrounds, lighting and sound are added to create the final film. Also scheduled for display are two life-size depictions of the primary movie characters: Lightning McQueen and Mater. Together they show how Pixar combines art and technology to develop animated feature films that appeal to audiences of all ages.
Current exhibitions include La Vida Lowrider, Treasures of the Vault, NASCAR: 60 Years, the Hot Wheels® Hall of Fame, ALTERNATIVE POWER : Lessons from the Past, Inspiration for the Future AND the always fantastic permanent Hollywood Star Cars.
Petersen Automotive Museum
6060 Wilshire Blvd.(at Fairfax,) Los Angeles, CA 90036
Seniors (62 and over) $5.00
Students with I.D. $5.00
Active Military with I.D. $5.00
Children (5-12 years) $3.00
Children under 5 Free
Museum Members Free
We’ll see you there!