SOURCE: Discovery Times Square

October 15, 2015 12:14 ET

The Hunger Games: The Exhibition to Partner With Local Colleges on Special Ticket Offers and Fundraising Initiatives

Exhibit Now Open at Discovery Times Square

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Oct 15, 2015) - The Hunger Games: The Exhibition, the immersive, multimedia exhibit based on the blockbuster films, is offering university students the opportunity to experience the exhibit at a special discounted rate of $5 off regular ticket prices beginning October 14th, 2015. The exhibition is currently open at Discovery Times Square (226 W. 44th Street, between 7th and 8th Avenues) in New York City. In addition, the exhibition will be partnering with area campus organizations for fundraising programs tied to philanthropy.

"Students who came of age reading The Hunger Games books and watching the films are among our most active and vibrant fans," said Jenefer Brown, Senior Vice President of Location Based Entertainment for Lionsgate. "This exhibition offers them an unparalleled experience and brings fans closer to the world of Panem than ever before."

The Hunger Games: The Exhibition invites visitors to step inside and explore the world of Panem as created by the films. More than 1,000 authentic costumes and props, high-tech and hands-on interactives and detailed set recreations reveal the amazing artistry and technology that brought these incredible books to life. Visitors follow Katniss Everdeen's inspirational journey, from her humble beginnings in District 12 to her emergence as the Mockingjay, sparking curiosity and excitement. The exhibit features seven galleries including District 12, Tribute Train, The Capitol, Making the Games, District 13, Fan Gallery and Katniss's Journey.

Highlights include iconic costumes from the films such as the Girl on Fire dress, the Mockingjay dress and the Mockingjay armor; key artifacts including the Mockingjay pin, Cinna's sketchbook and Katniss's bow; and interactives including an explorable map of Panem, gamemaker's control table and a stunt choreography interactive.

The exhibition runs at Discovery Times Square through January 3, 2016 and will then move to the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco (where the same student offer will apply). To purchase tickets for New York online, visit DiscoveryTSX.com and enter code: COLLEGETHG. When purchasing tickets in person at the Discovery Times Square Box Office, please show your student ID card.

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