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Enter an iconic scene from 2001: A Space Odyssey (and snap the perfect picture).
Immerse yourself in “The Barmecide Feast,” a fully realized, full-scale reflection of the iconic, neo-classical hotel room from the penultimate scene of Stanley Kubrick’s and Arthur C. Clarke’s landmark film, 2001: A Space Odyssey.
This temporary exhibit is the centerpiece of the Museum's celebration of the 50th anniversary of the film 2001: A Space Odyssey.
Access to the installation is free, but timed tickets are required.
About the Artwork
“The Barmecide Feast” was conceived by Hong Kong-based British artist Simon Birch, and built with help from Paul Kember of KplusK Associates architectural firm. Two of Kember’s uncles worked as draftsmen on 2001, designing and drawing the painstakingly detailed original set.
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