Acrocanthosaurus in Virginia

[singlepic id=447 w=320 h=240 float=left] Back in February, I wrote that we were bringing Elastic Park back. Today was the day we started building an Acrocanthosaurus at the Virginia Museum of Natural History. So far it's been a great experience. We've had classes and home school groups coming through and working with us. The museum staff has been great. And of course, Kelly and I have had a great crew to work with - Phil, Dee, Marsha, and TJ have all put in lots of continuous hours.

I'll try to write more after the event, but I did want to share a few pictures from day one. We'll post more tomorrow, and on Sunday, we hope to have a time lapse video ready to share. If you're reading this from anywhere near the Martinsville, VA area, please consider stopping in and helping out, or at least checking out the installation. We'll be working during museum hours from now through Sunday. Then the sculpture will stay up for at least  few days. We don't know exactly how long it will last, so if you're coming later in the week to see it, call the museum before you come down to make sure it's still up. We think it will be up at least until the end of the week, but no promises. These are balloons, after all.

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