Published on Wednesday, 30 November -0001 00:00
The Stearns History Museum is currently hosting "The Indelible (P)ink: The Pink Panther and Popular Culture" exhibit through Jan. 20, 2011. The exhibit consists of 44 original animation cels plus 40 associated drawings from the animated 1993 television series, "The Pink Panther" as well as 28 Pink Panther memorabilia. The Pink Panther was created by the late Isadore 'Friz' Freleng, who was one of the pioneers of modern animation and the creator of more than 300 cartoons featuring Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Speedy Gonzales, Tweety Pie and Yosemite Sam. Freleng won an Academy Award for the Pink Panther opening titles of the 1963 film The Pink Panther starring Peter Sellars. The exhibit is on loan from the Daura Gallery at Lynchburg College in Lynchburg, Va.
Museum hours are Monday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sundays 12 noon to 5 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults and $2 for children. Children under age 5 free. Members are admitted free.