An immersive Brickman experience and world first exhibition featuring over 150 creations made from more than 1 million LEGO® bricks officially opens to the public tomorrow, Saturday 9th April at HOTA, Home of the Arts.
From life-sized animals, to fashion and fantasy, some of the biggest and best LEGO® creations will be featured for the first time on the Gold Coast, when Bricktionary: The Interactive LEGO® brick Exhibition opens this weekend.
Created by one of the leading LEGO® brick Artists and only LEGO® Certified Professional (LCP) in the southern hemisphere, Ryan ‘The Brickman’ McNaught – this brand-new exhibition is based on his latest book, The Bricktionary: The Ultimate A-Z of LEGO®.
Built to inspire LEGO® builders’ imaginations and challenge visitors with 6 interactive build zones, the exhibition will feature over 150 models from McNaught’s book and include models from television’s LEGO® Masters Australia, never-seen-before creations and over 45 new models from imaginations of The Brickman team.
Ryan ‘The Brickman’ McNaught said he is thrilled to be bringing the experience to the Gold Coast for LEGO® enthusiasts to enjoy.
“I am so excited to be premiering my brand-new show, Bricktionary: The Interactive LEGO® brick Exhibition at HOTA on the Gold Coast,” said Ryan.
“This exhibition is based on my new book, The Bricktionary, and is all about using LEGO® bricks to inspire and celebrate the power of imagination. With over 150 models to inspire you, millions of LEGO® bricks to build with, and 6 all-new build zones, (including an Earthquake challenge), I can’t wait to see what Queenslanders create!”.
Transforming the aptly coloured HOTA Gallery’s largest 1000sqm gallery space, the exhibition is designed as an immersive LEGO® brick experience, offering a fun-filled journey of creation for families, children and adults alike.
With brand-new interactive challenges and featuring over 1 million LEGO bricks, participants will learn how to turn LEGO® dreams into reality, with amazing creations and something to spark everyone’s creativity.
“Art is supposed to ignite our imagination and this exhibition does much more than that. It leaves you in awe over the skill and creativity required to create such amazing models…all out of LEGO®,’’ said Gold Coast Mayor Tom Tate.
“I expect families from right across the south east region will be attracted to this exhibition. Prepare to be amazed.’’
Proudly presented by HOTA, Home of the Arts, CEO Criena Gehrke shared in the excitement for this world-first exhibition.
“LEGO® has charmed families for generations, and we’re thrilled to be working with The Brickman team to present the world premiere of a brand-new interactive exhibition here on the Gold Coast at HOTA,” she said.
Bricktionary: The Interactive LEGO® brick Exhibition premieres at HOTA, Home of the Arts this Saturday 9th April to Sunday 7th August 2022. The exhibition is supported by Major Partner Robina Town Centre, and Corporate Partners Bendigo Bank and JW Marriott Gold Coast Resort & Spa.
Tickets to the exhibition are on sale now and start from $16.
For more information on the exhibition, head to the HOTA website: www.hota.com.au/bricktionary
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