Astronauts, Rockets & Robots

Spacetoys from the Collection of David Whitmire Hearst Jr. Foundation


California Museum of Photography

January 19 - May 18, 2013



Astronauts, Rockets & Robots: Spacetoys from the Collection of David Whitmire Hearst Jr. Foundation will be on view January 19 through May 18, 2013. The exhibition features a selection of spacetoys from the early 1960s to the present. Astronauts, Rockets & Robots is presented in parallel with the ARTSblock exhibition Free Enterprise: the Art of Citizen Space Exploration. This exhibition is curated by Jonathan Green, Executive Director, UCR ARTSblock.



Photograph: Star Strider Robot AIJI 01 in action. Tin. Battery operated. Rotates. Guns behind doors in the chest. Released in the 1970s.