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Venue: The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures

Time: Tue-Sat: 9:00 AM TO 4:00PM; Sun: 10:00AM TO 4:00 PM; Closed Mondays and Major Hollidays

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The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures, a Blue Star Museum that offers free admission to active-duty military and their family from Memorial Day-Labor Day, unveils Borrowed Time / Borrowed Books featuring six miniature libraries, constructed of steel, which were inspired by iconic libraries featured in the following classic films and shows: All the Presidents MenFahrenheit 451Wings of DesireThe Time MachineThe Breakfast Club, and Time Enough at Last (Twilight Zone, season 1, episode 8).
The artist is Jill Orlov, a Baltimore-based architect-turned-miniature-metalsmith. Using off-the-shelf steel bars, strips, and tubes, Orlov cuts, welds, and shapes the steel to create these libraries from our cultural collective memory.