Comic-Con Museum Announces First Annual Event “The Gathering” on July 17
Tickets to the Comic-Con Museum’s first annual fundraising event, The Gathering, are available now and you’re invited to attend! Held at the Museum’s future home in San Diego’s Balboa Park on Preview Night of Comic-Con (July 17, 2019), The Gathering will preview what is to come at the Museum, which is scheduled to open in 2021.
The 68,000-square foot Museum is planned as an experiential pop culture wonderland featuring rotating immersive exhibits, theaters of varying sizes, and extensive educational programming. Open both day and nighttime, the Museum will cater to the interests and passions of fans of all ages. A common thread connecting those passions are the timeless characters who have shaped popular culture; the Museum will pay tribute to them in a key exhibit, the Comic-Con Museum Character Hall of Fame (CCM-CHF).
“This is a Hall of Fame for iconic characters from popular culture that are beloved by fans,” said Adam Smith, Executive Director of the Comic-Con Museum, “and we are excited to reveal DC’s Batman as the first inductee of what will become many. The Caped Crusader is a truly global icon, and 2019 marks his 80th anniversary.”
This special evening will feature an introduction of the CCM-CHF and a tribute to Batman, its inaugural inductee with a ceremony honoring DC’s most popular superhero. Gotham City will come to life inside CCM featuring displays of authentic props, memorabilia, interactive experiences, and special guest appearances.
Tickets and sponsorship packages to the historic event are available now, including an affordable “after party” option for fans and industry professionals that are attending Preview Night.
Fans can join in on social media using the hashtags #ComicConMuseum #Batman80 and #LongLiveTheBat