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2009-08-04 12:29:00

Science Museum hits major attendance milestone just 47 days into exhibition run ST. PAUL, Minn., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by the Science Museum of Minnesota: What: The Science Museum of Minnesota has welcomed the 100,000th visitor to its Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition. It only took 47 days after opening day to reach this important attendance milestone and puts the museum on pace to exceed its 250,000-visitor attendance projection during the...

2009-06-22 07:10:00

Author Offers Exciting Alternative to Well-known Tale of Historic Vessel PALMDALE, Calif., June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The popular story about why the Titanic sank is as epic as it is tragic. But what if the shocking end to its maiden voyage were instead the consequence of a conspiracy? In author Kevin Wright Carney's exciting new novel, "A Cold Night in the Atlantic" (published by AuthorHouse), he presents an alternative history involving cover-ups and greed. When two sailors take the long...

2009-06-04 13:58:00

Discovery Channel Partners with Running Subway Productions to Present Museum-Quality Content in an Immersive and Theatrical Environment Center Launches with LUCY'S LEGACY and TITANIC: The Artifact Exhibition NEW YORK, June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- James Sanna, President and Executive Producer of Running Subway Productions, and Tom Cosgrove, COO of Discovery Channel, the flagship network of Discovery Communications (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK), today announced an innovative partnership that...

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2009-05-13 12:40:12

The great-granddaughter of a young Armenian immigrant who survived the sinking of the Titanic is to be married in a Titanic exhibit in Milwaukee. Melissa Vartanian won a contest by sending in David Vartanian's harrowing story, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports. The 22-year-old swam to a lifeboat and hung on to the side, resisting passengers who tried to shake him off, until he was rescued. More than 1,500 people died when the White Star liner sank on April 15, 1912. In steerage, where...

2009-04-18 23:01:00

An anonymous British buyer who bought a canvas bag belonging to a 97-year-old Titanic survivor has asked the auctioneer to return the memento to the seller. The mail-bag was Millvina Dean's only remaining souvenir from the Titanic, The Times of London reported. She was a baby traveling with her parents when the ship struck an iceberg and sank, claiming 1,516 lives, including her father's. Dean, who lives in a nursing home in Southampton, put the bag up for auction to help pay her medical...

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2009-04-09 16:25:31

The Science Museum of Minnesota says artifacts from the Titanic's rescue ship, Carpathia, will go on display there for the first time this June. Tickets for Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition, featuring items that have never before been displayed publicly, are to go on sale April 14, the 97th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic. The exhibition is to open June 12. Carpathia was 58 miles from Titanic when its crew received the distress call and raced through the icy waters of the North...

2009-04-09 11:38:00

Tickets for Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition go on sale Tuesday, April 14 ST. PAUL, Minn., April 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Science Museum of Minnesota will present the worldwide debut of authentic artifacts recovered from the RMS Carpathia, the ship best known for the rescue of Titanic's passengers and crew. Never before seen publicly, these poignant artifacts will appear as part of Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition, which opens on Friday, June 12, 2009 at the Science Museum of...

2009-04-06 11:12:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Save the Titanic Foundation (http://www.savethetitanic.org) announced the completion of the Save the Titanic Foundation's needled crafted work of art and cover of the Save the Titanic Foundation's limited edition comic book. Zeljko "Z" Srdic, of Serbia, was hand picked from thousands of artists worldwide on the commissioned piece. "Z" states, "I enjoyed every single second in creating this piece and cover. I worked on it for over...

2009-03-31 08:45:00

NEW YORK, March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Prestige Yacht Charters, a premier luxury-yacht charter company serving New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, today announced it will commemorate the anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic on April 15, 1912 by creating a special resource page on its website including an exact replica of the first-class menu for the passengers' last meal. The resource page is available at http://prestigeyachtcharters.com/titanic.asp until May 15 and, in addition to...

2009-02-25 05:00:00

BLOOMINGTON, Ill., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- COUNTRY Financial announced today the locations which will have the unprecedented opportunity to experience the story of the world's most famous ship. Titanic: Treasures from the Deep, a new mobile museum, will make 18 U.S. stops from April 2 to July 26, 2009. As presenting sponsor, COUNTRY Financial is making the Exhibition available at no cost to those who attend. "People in these communities will be among the first in the world to see...