Acme/Dark Ink Announces Art Events for April 26th - ALIEN DAY! March 31, 2016 10:30
Twentieth Century FOX Consumer Products has announced an out-of-this-world global celebration of the ALIEN franchise culminating with a special 24 hour, fan-focused social media event on April 26th – a nod to LV-426, the planet from the iconic ALIEN films. ALIEN DAY (#AlienDay426) will encompass a wide range of executions including nationwide screenings, never-before-seen consumer product activations and the kickoff of the ALIEN: Ultimate Trivia Challenge, allowing fans to test their ALIEN knowledge – with the chance to win memorable prizes every 42.6 minutes on Twitter. Please register for the contest at ALIEN Anthology (http://AlienAnthology.com) and refer to “Official Rules” for additional details.
– In partnership with Acme Archives, Bottleneck Gallery in New York will be celebrating with an exclusive Alien print from artist Laurent Durieux which will be available at a special screening of Alien taking place at Syndicated BK. A metal variant of Laurent Durieux’s Alien print will also be auctioned off to support a local animal rescue and adoption organization.
– Galerie F, a Chicago based art gallery, in collaboration with Acme Archives will host a large show of originals and prints in the heart of Chicago’s thriving arts district; Logan Square.
– The Acme team will be in Burbank at a pop-up event hosted by the collectibles gallery, Blast From the Past. There will be new releases by a number of Acme’s artists as well as a preview of new sculptures from Sideshow Collectibles.
The ALIEN film series starring Sigourney Weaver (Ellen Ripley) and directed by legendary auteurs Ridley Scott, James Cameron, David Fincher and Jean-Pierre Jeunet, is one of the most enduring horror sci-fi action franchises of all time. Winning multiple Academy Awards®, these incredible films have spawned countless consumer product lines and launches — from apparel to video games to comic books and more.
The highly-anticipated ALIEN: COVENANT, directed by Ridley Scott and starring Michael Fassbender, will be released in August 2017 by Twentieth Century Fox.
Join the #AlienDay426 conversation on Twitter and Instagram (@AlienAnthology) and on Facebook (www.facebook.com/alienanthology).
Blast From The Past (www.facebook.com/blastfromthepastinc) is a specialty gallery and store that sells T.V., movie and comic book-related toys and collectibles. Products range from Acme Archives fine art, to Sideshow Premium Format styles to Hot Toys figures, Gentle Giant Busts, NECA and McFarlane figures. At Blast From The Past, revisiting your childhood becomes a reality!
Bottleneck Gallery (www.bottleneckgallery.com) in Brooklyn, NY offers the best in silk screen pop art. In partnership with Acme Archives, Bottleneck has released numerous sold out editions from the countrys most popular silk screen artists.
Galerie F (www.galerief.com) is located in Chicago’s Logan Square art district and features represents a number Chicago’s premiere print artists.
About Acme Archives
Created in 1996 by founder Lisa McLain, Acme Archives has grown to be a leader in officially licensed art products from many pop-culture titles. Acme Archives is the official licensee for art products from many motion picture, gaming and television studios including Twentieth Century Fox, Halo, DreamWorks, Disney/Lucasfilm, Blizzard and Iron Maiden. Acme is a staple at the San Diego Comic-Con and engages in many other art events throughout the year. Acme’s products can be seen online at Acme Archives Direct (www.acmearchivesdirect.com) and Dark Ink (www.darkinkart.com)