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SOURCE The Children's Museum of Indianapolis
INDIANAPOLIS, March 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Children's Museum of Indianapolis is pairing superpowered heroes from pop culture to world culture to create a superpower showdown this spring break.
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Unique powers have transformed ordinary mortals into extraordinary heroes and villains for centuries. Arguments over which power is the best have circulated just as long. Now you get to determine which power will prevail as the top power in the land through this unique exhibit and online voting opportunity. Batman®, Spider-Man®, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles®, Hercules, Ravana and Eagle Kachina are just a few of the options. Vote online or onsite March 15 – May 5, 2013.
"The premise is to connect objects from our interesting 120,000 artifact collection that range from mythological heroes and literature to pop cultural icons on loan from movie studios and private collectors to superpowers," said Dr. Jeffrey H. Patchen, president and CEO, The Children's Museum of Indianapolis. "Superpowers can turn an ordinary person into the hero (or villain) of extraordinary stories. They excite and inspire us by doing things no one else can. We want children to understand they are special with their own unique power to change the world however they choose."
Unique artifacts The Children's Museum chose to represent amazing pop culture characters and their superpowers include:
Unique artifacts the museum chose to represent amazing characters and their superpowers from literature, mythology and legend include:
Families are invited to vote onsite or online to determine which superpowers should hold super status in the museum's hero-to-hero and villain match ups. Families are also encouraged to create their own superheroes along with stories about them.
One America is the presenting sponsor of Super Heroes, supported by Peyton Manning Children's Hospital at St.Vincent and AAA Insurance. Monitors provided by Sharp Business Systems.
The Children's Museum of Indianapolis is a nonprofit institution committed to creating extraordinary learning experiences across the arts, sciences, and humanities that have the power to transform the lives of children and families. For more information about The Children's Museum, visit www.childrensmuseum.org, follow us on Twitter @TCMIndy, Facebook.com/childrensmuseum and YouTube.
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