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Exhibit Extra Lectures • Barron Collier’s Luna Park
May 12 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmFree
Museum Manager, Stephanie Long, will be discussing the development of one of Coney Island’s historic landmarks, Luna Park. Barron Collier and his associates purchased the attraction in 1912 and operated it for over 20 years. Opened in 1903, the park was an extravagant wonderland, known for its rides, parades, shows, and elaborate lights. The lecture will be exploring the rides and attractions that brought millions to Coney Island.
The lecture will be available to attend in-person or online. Please use the RSVP forms below to reserve your space.
The Collier Museum at Government Center is pleased to host Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland, on display April 6–May 25, 2021. Adapted from an exhibit at the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, this traveling exhibition from NEH on the Road explores images and history of America’s playground.