"The Barmecide Feast" by Simon Birch
Museum in Washington, DC

2001: A Space Odyssey Immersive Art Exhibit

The Barmecide Feast by Simon Birch

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.

This exhibition is now closed.

 

 

See The Barclay Brass perform the iconic '2001: A Space Odyssey' theme song live at the National Air and Space Museum. The performance was shot inside the full-scale recreation of the neo-classical hotel room from Stanley Kubrick’s and Arthur C. Clarke’s landmark film. The exhibit is no longer on display.

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The Barmecide Feast

While the exhibit may be closed, you can still 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, in this 360 video.

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The exhibit is now closed, but you can review pictures at #2001DC.

 

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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