"Star Wars" Opens at NASM

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"Star Wars: The Magic of Myth" opens at the National Air and Space Museum. The exhibition contains nearly 200 authentic props, costumes, characters and artworks used to make the trilogy of movies. The exhibition examines the mythology underlying the "Star Wars" movies.


  • National Air and Space Museum
  • Star Wars: The Magic of Myth (Exhibition) (1997: Washington, D.C.)


Chronology of Smithsonian History


Smithsonian Institution Archives, Reference File, "The Torch," November 1997, p. 1.

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Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu


October 31, 1997


  • Art
  • Costume
  • Mythology in motion pictures
  • Exhibit openings
  • Exhibitions
  • Motion pictures
  • Art objects

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