A 23-foot diameter sculpture of the Purple Planet, made by Luke Jerram, will glow from nightfall till daybreak above the performances, talks, actions and demos.

NORFOLK, Va. — Mars is invading Outdated Dominion College’s campus.

Effectively, Mars Fest is, not less than.

The Barry Artwork Museum is bringing the general public arts pageant to 2 blocks of forty third Road and Monarch Method on the nights of Oct. 14-16.

A 23-foot diameter sculpture of the Purple Planet, made by Luke Jerram, will glow from nightfall till daybreak above the performances, talks, actions and demos.

It is a 1:1 million scale duplicate, so each centimeter of the sculpture corresponds to 10 kilometers (about 6.2 miles) on Mars.

NASA Langley is getting in on the motion, too. Their representatives might be arrange contained in the museum.

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“Alongside full of life programmed performances and actions, attendees can store the Martian Market by the Selden Market, expertise glassblowing by the Chrysler Museum Glass Studio, go to [email protected]’s Supernova Stage for dwell music and observe the precise pink planet by way of telescopes with Again Bay Newbie Astronomers,” wrote ODU spokeswoman Amber Kennedy.

The occasion is free and open to the general public. You will get a full listing of what is going on on on the Barry Artwork Museum’s web site.


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