TITUSVILLE, Fla. – Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex will showcase rarely-seen artwork from NASA's archives during a new event this weekend.
- Kennedy Space Center to host Taste of Space event
- Event includes rarely-seen artwork from NASA's archives, food trucks
- Taste of Space: Oct. 19-20, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. each day
The Tastes of Space: A Collection of Art & Food event will take place 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. October 19-20 and is included with daily admission.
NASA's Artwork Archives will only be on display at Space Shuttle Atlantis and will include work from Andy Warhol, Annie Leibovitz and others. Twenty space-themed art pieces will also be on display throughout the building
In addition to NASA's art collection, the event will feature area food trucks, interactive art stations, the Mars Short Film Festival and real-time art creation from artist Derek Gores.
"The marriage of art and science is something we don't often have the chance to exhibit at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, so we're excited to offer the Taste of Space event to our visitors," KSC chief operating officer Therrin Protze said in a statement. "As always, we are hopeful that these opportunities will inspire the next generation of space explorers."
The food trucks, which are not included with daily admission, will be located behind the Orbit Café near the Atlantis Pavilion. Visitors can purchase "space bucks" at $7 per food item. VIP tickets are also available for purchase and include food items and non-alcoholic drinks.
For more information about Taste of Space, visit the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex website.