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Pictures from the Museum: A Visual Exploration of the Nuclear Age

The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History will host the exhibition “Pictures from the Museum: A Visual Exploration of the Nuclear Age,” on display June 2 through October 5, 2018. This special exhibit, created by New Mexico Photographer Gregg Albracht, invites guests to visit the past through his 20 artistic images captured over multiple years at the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History, and rediscover the nuclear age through visual exploration.

“Pictures from the Museum” is a temporary exhibition where visitors will experience one the most pivotal times in human history – the Manhattan Project and Trinity Test – through the eyes of New Mexico Photographer, Gregg Albracht. This photography installation includes Albracht’s artistic representations of various exhibits seen throughout the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History, such as the B-29 Superfortress, the Trinity Flag and Oppenheimer’s limousine, just to name a few.

Albracht has been a photographer since 1969 and sold his first photograph for $2.00 in 1970. His work is currently featured in the Charles Russell Museum and the NASA Art Collection. His photographs have been in 150 shows and exhibitions – including Art Expo New York 2016, where he was the first photographer chosen as a Featured Artist, and the United States Art In Embassies Program 2016-2018.

This exhibition will be open June 2 through October 5. “Pictures from the Museum: A Visual Exploration of the Nuclear Age” is included in the price of admission to the museum.

Summer Camp - May 29 - August 10

The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History will host "Science is Everywhere" Summer Camp 2018 for children who are 6 to 12 years old. Experience the wonders of science in week-long sessions, May 29 - August 10. Sessions include "Code of the Robot," "Chemistry and Intrigue," "Science of the X-scape," "STEMinists," "Spy Kids" and many more!

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100.3 The PEAK FREE Summer Fun Road Show

100.3 The PEAK, an iHeartRadio station, will host its 2018 Free Summer Fun Road Show at the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History on Friday, June 22, from 6 am to 10 am. All members of the community are welcome to visit the museum for FREE from 6 am to 10 am on the morning of Friday, June 22, as Albuquerque's own Jackie, Tony and Donnie host their popular morning show inside the museum. Doors will open at 6 am.

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B-47E Stratojet Restoration

Help us restore New Mexico’s only Boeing B-47E Stratojet, serial number 53-2280, one of only 23 surviving B-47 airplanes in existence! This airplane will be the focus of a special initiative within “Operation Preservation” – a multi-year campaign to repaint and refurbish the iconic aircraft in the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History’s nine-acre outdoor exhibit area, Heritage Park.

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