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July 17, 2013
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Volunteers needed for upcoming Titanic exhibition at Lexington Center

Exhibit will include artifacts recovered from wreck site

LEXINGTON, Ky. (July 17, 2013) – Lexington Center Museum & Gallery is seeking volunteers to help guide visitors through Titanic’s voyage during Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition. The exhibition opens Oct. 5 and runs through Jan. 26. Volunteer opportunities will be available seven days a week, and will be scheduled in 4-hour shifts. Specialized training and materials to enhance visitors’ experience will be provided.

TitanicSmithsonian34460_copy_cropA two-part training series is required. The first session is Lexington Center Museum & Gallery orientation. There are two available dates from which to choose: Aug. 14 at 10 a.m. and Aug.15 at 6 p.m. Volunteers must attend one or the other available sessions.

The second session, which is exhibition specific, is scheduled for Oct. 2 and 3 at 2 p.m. Again, volunteers must attend one of the two October training sessions. Those interested in volunteering should email their name, phone number and August training date to kgreathouse@lexingtoncenter.com.

The museum will be open Sunday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 8 pm.  On Friday and Saturday, the hours are 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. The Lexington Center Museum and Gallery is located on the second floor of Lexington Center.

Drawing over 25 million visitors worldwide, participants will come face-to-face with artifacts such as delicate vials of perfume, china bearing the logo of the White Star Line, and over 125 additional objects recovered from the debris field of the wreck site.

Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition is organized by Premier Exhibitions, Inc, and RMS Titanic, Inc. which is the sole salvor-in-possession to the wreck site of Titanic, and owner of the collection of over 5,500 artifacts that have been recovered from the wreck site of Titanic.

For more information, visit www.lexmuseum.com or call 859-233-4567 Ext. 3332

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