The Museum of Interesting Things - Secret Speakeasy: Prohibition Sun Sept 29 6pm

Top Quote A Prohibition themed Secret Speakeasy with music, antiques and 16mm films all shown live and interactive in a 2500 Sq Ft loft in Soho Manhattan by The Museum of Interesting Things. End Quote
  • New York, NY (1888PressRelease) September 13, 2013 - The Museum of Interesting Things will be presenting it's Secret Speakeasy: Prohibition exhibition/party Sun Sept 29 6pm.

    A film/music party in soho NYC, with antiques, Dj lp's, 16mm film showings and drinks and more. The Museum of Interesting Things 
takes over a Soho loft for a Prohibition Secret Speakeasy. The History of Prohibition and related items from that era like music Players, 

16mm movies & music in a festival and exhibition format. There will also be 
Drinks, music & beautiful visuals.

    There will be nurses and doctors to prescribe medicinal alcohol like during prohibition using prescriptions printed from the 1920's. Choices of ailments include 
headache, rheumatism, bedwetting or hysteria.

    All eras of history are represented at the Speakeasy too some over 100 years old. 
See Old 16mm circus, animation, vaudville and more. 

The Museum has a show featuring 
Original Rare 16mm films from the 
1940's, 1950's and 1960's 
and the audience pick the films all night as well as early 1900's and some 1800's 
Stereviews and Mutoscope cards.

    Rooftop garden is open with great NYC views. It is a 2500 sq ft loft with 2 fireplaces and 
there will be refreshments.

The location is The Loft at Prince Street 177 Prince Street 
6th Floor penthouse, $10 donation. It is between Thompson & Sullivan streets 
in Soho NYC 212 274 8757.

    The Museum of Interesting Things for 5 years has been inspiring kids and adults to innovate and to demystify our world. They like to say that they show kids that their Ipods did not pop out of thin air.

    The Museum of Interesting Things is a traveling interactive demonstration/exhibition of antiques and inventions inspiring innovation and creativity - learning from the past to create an inventive future.

    The demonstrations are hands on. They let people touch some items and truly experience what life was like many years ago. They bring items that show what inventions led to ipods and other items in people's everyday lives.

    There are 8 departments that coincide with the curriculum in public schools as well as being fun and interesting for kids and adults. The departments are: Science, Math, Literature, Medical, Toys, Music, Household and Photography.

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