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Estreno mundial de Harry Potter™: The ExhibitionInaugura en el Instituto Franklin de Filadelfia el 18 de febrero

febrero 17, 2022

The most comprehensive touring exhibition ever presented about
Harry Potter and the Wizarding World launches a spellbinding global tour in Philadelphia

Hogwarts House Selection Room At Harry Potter: The Exhibition


PHILADELPHIA, PA, USA February 17, 2022 – Harry Potter: La exposición, the most comprehensive touring exhibition ever presented about the Wizarding World, makes its world premiere at The Franklin Institute in Philadelphia on February 18, 2022.


The all-new behind-the-scenes exhibition celebrates the iconic moments, characters, settings, and beasts as seen in the films and stories of Harry PotterAnimales fantásticos™, and the expanded Wizarding World, including Harry Potter y el niño maldito through beautifully crafted environments that honor many of the unforgettable moments fans and audiences have loved for more than two decades. Visitors can get an up-close look at everything from original costumes to authentic props as they embark on a personalized journey through innovative, awe-inspiring, and magical environments using best-in-class immersive design and technology.

Professor Mcgonagall Costume Exhibit with Quote


Harry Potter: La exposición was created and developed by Imagine Exhibitions in partnership with Warner Bros. Themed Entertainment in association with EMC Presents. The 18,000-square-foot exhibition features 21 celebratory galleries, including The Great Hall, Hogwarts™ castle, Hagrid’s Hut, and Hogwarts Houses. Guests will transition into the exhibition from the iconic King’s Cross Station, where they will complete their Visitor Profile, selecting their Hogwarts house, wand, and Patronus as they set off on their personalized journey through the experience.


As visitors explore each gallery, their interactions are captured using RFID wristbands to deliver unique experiences linked to their visitor profile. They will get an up-close look at authentic props and original costumes from the Harry Potter y Animales fantásticos films and an opportunity to engage with innovative, awe-inspiring, and magical environments and installations in ways never before experienced in a touring exhibition.


EXHIBITION GALLERY HIGHLIGHTS

From Page to Screen showcases an original first edition of “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” encased in a Gringotts-inspired vault and is surrounded by inspirational video and literary quotes, reconnecting guests to the story as they are introduced to the exhibition.


Hogwarts Castle presenta una experiencia multimedia inmersiva con elementos icónicos como el Sauce Silbador, los Dementores y el Mapa del Merodeador, donde los visitantes verán aparecer su nombre, incitándoles a continuar su exploración de la exposición.

Harry Potter: The Exhibition Hogwarts grand dining hall exhibit


The Great Hall is a projection-mapped space that allows visitors to celebrate magical seasonal moments on its majestic grounds.


En Casas de Hogwarts sienta las bases de la experiencia de la exposición, ofreciendo a los visitantes la oportunidad de vivir momentos más personalizados con la casa de Hogwarts que elijan durante su preinscripción. Aunque es posible que los visitantes se decanten por una casa, esta galería les permitirá experimentar todas las casas de Hogwarts en una sala de celebraciones con el emblemático Sombrero Seleccionador, perfecto para hacerse fotos, y rodeados de escudos de casas recién diseñados en vidrieras meticulosamente creadas.

Mandrake potting in the herbology exhibit at Harry Potter: The Exhibition


Hogwarts Aulas están repletas de objetos, criaturas y disfraces emblemáticos. Los visitantes interactuarán con lecciones y juegos mágicos a través de pantallas táctiles digitales para descubrir secretos entre bastidores sobre momentos icónicos de las aulas. Prepararán pociones en el Aula de Pociones, predecirán el futuro en Adivinación, cultivarán una mandrágora en el Invernadero de Herbología y utilizarán su varita digital para derrotar a un boggart en Defensa contra las Artes Oscuras.

Hagrid’s Hut & The Forbidden Forest ofrece una experiencia interactiva con el encantamiento Patronus. Los visitantes descubrirán criaturas emblemáticas, como centauros y acromántulas, escondidas en el bosque y explorarán el interior de una recreación de la cabaña de Hagrid.


Newt’s Suitcase photo opportunity allows guests to step inside his enchanted case and be surrounded by creatures seen in the Fantastic Beasts films.


Una colección exclusiva de Harry Potter™: La Exposición merchandise will be available for guests to celebrate their fandom through an assortment of themed collections that span the expanded Wizarding World. Fans can choose from a range of products such as apparel, jewelry, and edible treats, including Chocolate Frogs and bottled Butterbeer, as well as rare collectible art from MinaLima, the graphic design duo on all Harry Potter y Animales fantásticos films.


In addition, MinaLima created a small number of two custom prints exclusive to this exhibition, one of which pays homage to Philadelphia, the host city–anchored by an image of The Franklin Institute. A limited-edition of 500 premium prints, hand-signed by Studio MinaLima founders Miraphora Mina and Eduardo Lima, this Philadelphia Print is intended to be displayed in conjunction with the Commemorative Exhibition Art Print.


“We are so excited to be partnering with Imagine Exhibition and bringing the magic to Philadelphia and officially opening the doors to this awe-inspiring interactive experience,” said Peter van Roden, Senior Vice President of Warner Bros. Themed Entertainment. “This Exhibition is an incredible way for Wizarding World fans to celebrate the world of Hogwarts and beyond — bringing them up close and personal with their favorite props, costumes, creatures, sets, and more.”


Harry Potter: La exposición brings iconic moments that are beloved by fans across the world to life in an immersive and innovative way, providing an experience like none other, and we are thrilled that The Franklin Institute is the first to host this incredible exhibition,” said Larry Dubinski, president and CEO of The Franklin Institute.


“We are humbled to be partnered with Warner Bros. Themed Entertainment to present an all-new extension of experiences celebrating the Wizarding World,” said Tom Zaller, president and CEO of Imagine Exhibitions. “Harry Potter: La exposición uses best-in-class immersive design and technology to deliver an unforgettable personalized experience, and we are so proud and excited to bring this exhibition to life.”


Notes to the Editors:

Harry Potter: La exposición is slated to tour globally to Latin America, the Asia-Pacific Region (APAC), Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA).

The Franklin Institute is proud to present and play host to the world premiere of Harry Potter: La exposición in the Nicholas and Athena Karabots Pavilion and the Mandell Center through September 18, 2022. PECO, the premier corporate partner of The Franklin Institute, is an associate sponsor of the exhibition


Harry Potter: La exposición is open daily from 9:30 am-8 pm and requires special timed tickets; advance reservations are strongly recommended.  Daytime Tickets: 9:30 am-5 pm, Adult $43; Child $39 + includes admission to The Franklin Institute. Evening Tickets: 5 pm-8 pm, Adult $30; Child $30.


Se anima a los aficionados a seguir Harry Potter: La exposición en FacebookInstagramTwitter, as well as all social media channels for The Franklin Institute. #HarryPotterExhibition


Sobre el Wizarding World

In the years since Harry Potter was whisked from King’s Cross Station onto Platform nine and three quarters, his incredible adventures have left a unique and lasting mark on popular culture. Eight blockbuster Harry Potter films based on the original stories by J.K. Rowling have brought the magical stories to life, and today, the Wizarding World is recognized as one of the world’s best-loved brands.  Representing a vast interconnected universe, it also includes two epic Fantastic Beasts films (the third releasing in 2022), Harry Potter and the Cursed Child – the multi-award-winning stage-play, state-of-the-art video and mobile games from Portkey Games, innovative consumer products, thrilling live entertainment (including four theme park lands) and insightful exhibitions.


This expanding portfolio of Warner Bros. owned Wizarding World experiences also includes Harry Potter New York – a brand new flagship store, Warner Bros. Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter, Warner Bros. Studio Tour Tokyo, and the Platform 9 3⁄4 retail shops. The Wizarding World continues to evolve to provide Harry Potter fans with fresh and exciting ways to engage. For the worldwide fan community, and for generations to come, it welcomes everyone in to explore and discover the magic for themselves.


Acerca de Warner Bros. Themed Entertainment

Warner Bros. Themed Entertainment (WBTE), part of WarnerMedia Global Brands and Experiences, is a worldwide leader in the creation, development, and licensing of location-based entertainment, live events, exhibits, and theme park experiences based on WarnerMedia’s iconic characters, stories, and brands. WBTE is home to the groundbreaking global locations of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi, WB Movie World Australia, and countless other experiences inspired by DC, Looney Tunes, Scooby, Game of Thrones, Friends, and more. With best-in-class partners, WBTE allows fans worldwide to physically immerse themselves inside their favorite brands and franchises.


WIZARDING WORLD y todas las marcas, personajes, nombres e indicios relacionados son © & ™ Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Derechos de publicación © JKR. (s23)

Acerca de Imagine Exhibitions

A world leader in narrative-driven, immersive experiences, Imagine Exhibitions, Inc., creates, markets, and operates sophisticated, high-quality experiences for museums, brands, venues, and integrated resorts across the globe. From ideation to operation, Imagine’s team of industry pioneers draws upon decades of success in the fields of immersive design, storytelling, and entertainment to consistently create and implement memorable and thought-provoking environments. The company’s custom experiences deliver focused messaging and serve to increase attendance wherever they are presented. Imagine Exhibitions, Inc., a global pioneer in traveling entertainment responsible for the creations of many internationally recognized exhibitions such as Titanic: La exposiciónLos Juegos del Hambre: La ExposiciónAngry Birds: El arte y la ciencia detrás de un fenómeno mundialJurassic World: La exposiciónDownton Abbey: The Exhibition.


Imagine Exhibitions currently presents and operates more than 40 unique exhibitions in museums, science centers, aquariums, integrated resorts, and non-traditional venues worldwide. The Company also continues to design, open, and operate its own venues and create and implement permanent and semi-permanent museum, brand, and entertainment properties. For more information, visit www.ImagineExhibitions.com o encuéntrenos en Facebook.


Acerca de EMC Presents

EMC Presents es una asociación entre CTS Eventim, uno de los principales proveedores internacionales de servicios de venta de entradas y espectáculos en directo, y el galardonado promotor y productor de giras Michael Cohl, que crea una de las redes mundiales más sólidas de promotores y locales. La asociación proporciona una plataforma mundial de entretenimiento en vivo, creando espectáculos y experiencias extraordinarias, desde la creación del concepto hasta la producción y promoción. La carrera de Michael Cohl abarca más de 45 años como productor y promotor de artistas emblemáticos, habiendo trabajado con los artistas más reconocidos del mundo, como Barbra Streisand, Oprah Winfrey, The Rolling Stones, Pink Floyd, U2, Michael Jackson, Frank Sinatra y muchos más. Las estrategias de Michael han revolucionado la industria de las giras en todo el mundo. Además de su dilatada trayectoria en la industria musical, Cohl ha promovido numerosas exposiciones de gran éxito, como la exposición original del Rey Tut, "John Lennon: The New York City Years", Bodies: The Exhibition, Jurassic World: The Exhibition, y Pink Floyd: Their Mortal Remains. Cohl, anteriormente presidente de Live Nation, fue incluido en el Salón de la Fama de la Música y el Rock n Roll de Canadá y ha recibido una estrella en el Paseo de la Fama canadiense. Entre otros muchos galardones, Cohl ha recibido un Emmy, el premio Billboard Legend of Live, el premio TJ Martell Foundation Man of the Year, un premio Peabody y un JUNO Award for Special Achievement.


About The Franklin Institute

Located in the heart of Philadelphia, The Franklin Institute is a renowned and innovative leader in science and technology learning and a dynamic center of activity. As Pennsylvania’s most visited museum, it is dedicated to creating a passion for learning about science by offering access to hands-on science education. For more information, visit www.fi.edu.


Para los medios de comunicación

Stefanie Santo
The Franklin Institute
[email protected] 215-448-1152