TORONTO, April 9 /CNW/ - On April 10, 1912 the Titanic set out on her
maiden voyage from Southampton, England to New York. The Ontario Science
Centre is commemorating the 95th anniversary of this fateful voyage by
offering an exclusive preview of nine artifacts from the ship. This is a very
unique opportunity to see the artifacts outside of the exhibition setting.
Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition is opening at the Science Centre on June 2.
WHAT: Nine artifacts found 3,800 metres below the surface of the
Atlantic Ocean will be on display and a demonstration will
explain how science reveals their stories. Objects include a
rare 25-cent Dominion of Canada "shinplaster" note. A
professional conservator will be on hand to demonstrate how
artifacts and heirlooms can be preserved.
WHEN: Tuesday April 10, 2007
WHO: John Zaller, Creative Director for Titanic: The Artifact
Jennifer Martin, Director of Visitor Experience, Ontario
Fiona Graham, Professional Preventive Conservator
WHERE: Ontario Science Centre, 770 Don Mills Rd
TELUS Conference Room, Level A
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Waldock, DDB PR, email: Jefferson.firstname.lastname@example.org or
email@example.com, Tel: (416) 972-7760; Ellen Flowers, Media
Relations Officer, Ontario Science Centre, Day of event cell phone (416)