Looking for a spooky outing this October? Look no further than the EMP. "Can't Look Away: The Lure of Horror Film" has everything you need for a frightful afternoon.This exhibit showcases film props from the scariest horror flicks and TV shows of all time. Take a look at a life size Alien, the axe from the Shining, and so much more. Check out timelines of the scariest characters in film and watch classic scenes for yourself.
If you're more into the campy side of horror, you won't be disappointed. Be it the Book of Ascension from Buffy or the interactive screen turning visitors into beasts, this exhibit is full of fun.
This exhibit isn't simply ogling famous movie props and watching film clips. It also takes a look at the deeper cultural effects of horror over time. Interviews with actors, writers, and horror enthusiasts explore the personal connections necessary to create an authentic horror experience. An investigation of the classic horror characters and their history gives a deeper understanding of the innermost fears of mankind. The visitor is invited to explore what scares them most and consider the societal impacts of that fear.
So if you've got a free afternoon this month check out this exhibit. It's scary fun!