Exhibit to Spotlight Creative Process at Universal Orlando

Beginning in January, the Orange County Regional History Center will host a year-long exhibit that focuses on the creative process behind Universal Orlando.

Titled A Year in the Life: Backstage to Onstage at Universal Orlando Resort, the exhibit will look at the history of art and design, featuring various events of the seasons.

According to Dewayne Bevil of the Orlando Sentinel:

For instance, items from the famed Blaine Kern’ Mardi Gras World, the creative force behind the festival floats, will be on display there. That area will feature Halloween Horror Nights in the fall, followed by holiday activities in the wintertime. Summer will see an emphasis on Universal’s Superstar Parade and the Univeral’s Cinematic Spectacular lagoon show, which both debuted this year.

A previous exhibit, “The Serious Art of Make Believe,” covered the design aspect of Universal. The new exhibit will detail the complete process from design to performance, using “videos, scripts, designs and more to show what the team has to do in order to bring everything to life for its guest,” reports Racheal Yates of

She goes on:

Participating in Backstage to Onstage is just one of the ways Universal Orlando is bringing its creative process to life for the community. Universal Orlando is also partnering with Orange County Public Schools on a program called “The Art of Tomorrow,” an entire curriculum that involves middle school children in the creative process behind developing attractions and special events. The program is designed to show students the wide range of career opportunities that exist in the arts – something to History Center will also do.

The exhibit will run through Jan. 5, 2014. Admission is $9 for adults and $5 for children. Click here for the History Center.

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