We all need a good music during this nutty time, so the next theme is The Music Mania Secret Speakeasy for all of you! Sunday June 6th 7pm. From Louie Armstrong to Ike & Tina to the Doors!
Also, I placed some pics and history below for you of some cool new thingies, like a rare 16mm film of the early 1900’s Disney Alice Comedies (Alice in Wonderland animation/live action films) and Spanish & Hebrew Scopitones, and George Melies Trip to the Moon wirephoto and even a Jack Lalanne 16mm film! Enjoy!
First though, I want to thank everyone for responding to my call to help the Museum! We had to pay $30,000 by mid June for the Covid debt. Well guess what, as of today I paid down $25,000, we only owe $5,000. Please help with what you can. I will officially retire someday with just over $1,900 and a box of Choc Chip Cookies but I am gonna make this happen! lolWe are almost there, I need your help please 🙂
Below are links to help with. Thanks so much for helping. If you’re broke then a virtual hug and some sweet words help so much too!
paypal ONLY as Friends & Family
otherwise they take a large fee
Also Vemno takes no fees to this email
firstname.lastname@example.org or my ID @dennydaniel
Here is an interview I did with an arts organization, D’Arts Connectors Musings.
Libraries / Schools / events see below for a wide range of cool & educational exhibitions with many many themes! And you can have the Museum come to you live or virtual!
You can finally come visit the Museum live and virtual too (by appt, give at least 1 day notice) email me to schedule a visit and tour! And we have a Birthday gift show you can enjoy too!
Want some interesting things…well I made a Merchandise shop if you wanna get interesting thingies with film and antiques images on them.
I really appreciate your support just reading this email or visiting or donating!
EVERYTHING IS NYC EASTERN USA TIME ZONE
Sun June 1, 2021 7pm
live & virtual
our best music 16mm films from Jazz to Rock & Roll
Sat June 12, 2021 3pm – 8pm
Mud Island Lawn Party in PHILLY
Wed June 16, 2021 7pm – 8pm
The History I Learned from Bugs Bunny
The Field Library
Sun June 20, 2021 all day
Wag Days pet event in PHILLY
Tues June 22, 2021 7pm – 8pm
The History of Animation
Want a private virtual Birthday surprise?
We have the world’s largest collection of Bday 45’s & 78’s & more! And we will play a 16mm short film just for you and your guests and an unboxing and show antiques of your choice for your Birthday or just for fun!
And you can do this even if it is Not your Birthday too, cause every day is your B-Day here!
If you can support please do, anything helps if you are able 🙂
as friend and family pls or they take a big cut!
For more events and updates:
Teachers, Parents, libraries, break up the monotony and email me for a live virtual show. Like the History of Invention, or history of Music, Quack Medicine or Photography or even a 16mm film presentation.
Check out our Instagram for some live thingies
Check out our Facebook for live thingies too
Hey Schools, Libraries & Events!
We have some great themes like
Eureka! The History of Invention,
The History of NY on 16mm film,
The History of Communication,
The Windup Circus &
the 16mm Sing-A-Long and other 16mm festivals like music, jazz, Animation, Space and WW2, photography, 3D History, also science, Suffragettes, WW2/cold war antiques and any era of history, and our new civil rights/black inventors show and even history of math and music exhibitions!
– Last but certainly not least…More More More New Things are below too!
Hope to catch ya sooooon!
212 274 8757
The Museum of Interesting Things now brings it’s inspiring, positive and educational show to the virtual world as well as live, We Are Open.
We can go anywhere on the planet and we are open for live or virtual historical presentations at your venue or ours as well as private tours too at our location in the Village NYC! (also virtual or live)
Lets bring back curiosity and positivity!
We will bring our actual historic items to your eyes and ears to educate while bringing back curiosity and tinkering.
Schools, Libraries and Events too! Live or virtually.
This is a live or virtual presentation with actual antiques where we have the adults and kids interact and learn as much as possible.
And now we can also do 16mm Film festival too! The Museum supplies everything for you.
You can still choose your theme or subject too.
Eureka! The History of Invention
Our Green Energy show – The Windup Circus
Can You Hear Me Now! The History of Communication
The History of Film and Photography
DOOMSDAY! The History of WW2, the Cold war & Space Race
“It Hurts When I Do This” The History of Quack Medicine show
Suffragist / Civil Rights / Computers / Retro Future and more!
Film Fest Include:
The Windup Circus films: Cartoon/Animation Film Festival
16mm vintage film Bouncing Ball Sing-A-Long
16mm Vintage Jazz short Film Festival
16mm Doomsday show! – WW2, Cold War / Civil Defense / Space Race film festival with original vintage films
A Trip to the Moon, Georges Méliès film fest
Summer of Love Film Festival, The Inventive & Musical History of the 60’s & 70’s!
And we will work with your new formate no matter what it is!
Now we can teach curiosity and tinkering anywhere in the world!
Call or email for details.
212 274 8757 no text
The Museum of Interesting Things is a traveling interactive demonstration/exhibition of antiques and inventions that goes to schools, libraries and events virtually or physically and inspires kids and adults to be curious. We bring back tinkering. I like to say it shows kids and adults that their ipods did not pop out of thin air! Like a circus…just no elephants!
The Invention Show
Exploring the industrial revolution and mechanical era, with interactive demonstrations of such items as the steam engine, Thomas Edison cylinder phonograph, windup toys, camera obscuras and mechanical/gear based household items such as a box wooden telephone.
For the Museum’s 16mm early film show I got this 16mm Film WALT DISNEY “ALICE’S EGG PLANT” 1925. The Alice Comedies are a series of animated/live-action shorts created by Walt Disney in the 1920s, in which a live action little girl named Alice (originally played by Virginia Davis) and an animated cat named Julius have adventures in an animated landscape. (wiki)
For the Museum film program on health and exercise I got this BIKETTE COMMERCIAL JACK LaLANNE 16MM FILM ON 3″ REEL. Jack was an American fitness and nutrition guru and motivational speaker. He had so many TV shows and books and opened his first fitness club in CA in 1936! He lived until 2011! As a kid he was the meaning of fitness.
Wanted to let you know about The Museum of Interesting Things Music Mania Secret Speakeasy.
Sun June 6th
7pm – 9pm all ages NYC time
Virtual or Live, whatever suits you 🙂
See 16mm vintage short 50’s, 60’s/70’s & even some 80’s Rockin, Dance, Jazz, Soundies films
Enjoy actual antiques you can virtually handle
and get demonstrated!
I WILL be there with the antiques playing films
You can enjoy from home, …Dance on the sofa and even dress like a Hippie of course! Or come visit live, check this website before leaving of course.
In the spirit of a true Speakeasy
Anything can change so…
Please check this website before leaving.
We will bring items from our vast collection of antiques most you can actually handle
All eras of history some over 100 years old too!
177 Princes Str 3rd Flr NYC NY
$10 to help the Museum 🙂
212 274 8757
between Thompson & Sullivan str
I just got for the Museum’s history of Music show this Rubber Soul by The Beatles (Vinyl) 1965 1st Pressing. This was their 6th studio LP and released just before Xmas. The name Rubber Soul came about after McCartney heard an American musician use the term “plastic soul” when referring to Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones. The UK version had 2 more songs, they wanted to be more folk for the US version. The Museum’s collection of records is over 2000!
This is the 16mm SCOPITONE film – LA PACHANGA – by AUDREY ARNO sung in Spanish. It means the Party I believe. In the 1960’s and early 70’s Scopitones were film Juke Boxes you would find in a tavern or any place you would see a jukebox. For 25 cents you see and hear a 16mm film right there on the screen! I also got a really rare Hebrew one of HAVA NAGUILA – 1959 – by RIKA ZARAI. Rika Zaraï was an Israeli singer and writer. She popularized Israeli classic songs such as Hava Nagila, Yerushalayim shel zahav and Hallelujah.The Museum has over 100 scopitone films, we will certainly do another festival again this summer, the last one was very popular. The films we fun and cheesy and a bit risque, remember, they were for people who were often drunk and men. hehe
For the Museum’s Trip to the Moon show I got this Press Photo of scenes from “Alive from Off Center: A Tribute to George Melies”. Program Two: in A Tribute to George Melies, the lost scripts of cinema’s master of special effects (left), George Melies, are given whimsical reinterpretations by modern filmmakers on Alive From Off Center. (Top right) Christopher Malavoy stars in Pierre Etaix’s “The Artist’s Dream”; (bottom right) David Rocheline and Daria Elies are featured in Philippe Gautier’s “The Seven Deadly Sins.” Program Two premieres on Thursday, July 6, 1989 at 8:30 p.m. ET on PBS. A production of KTCA-TV, Minneapolis/St. Paul, the series showcases the world’s leading video, film and performing artists.
Extra! Extra! For our NYC peeps… UBREAKIFIX on 46 East 8th repairs nearly everything from Iphones to computers and more, they even do HD recovery and will give a discount if you mention the Museum.