Pow! Bam! Kapow! Exhibit Opens at San Bernardino County Museum
SuperMonsterCity! Promises Action-Packed Summer of Fun Opening June 10
The San Bernardino County Museum is excited to announce a new exhibition coming to town June 10 – August 29, 2021 for all ages alike. We welcome SuperMonsterCity! America’s Monsters, Superheroes, and Villains, a magnificent collection of 300+ action figures, posters, games and more from the 1960s, 70s, 80s, 90s 2000s, and 2010s consisting of superheroes, monsters, and villains.
The SuperMonsterCity! collection ranges from well-known DC and Marvel comic book characters to Hollywood monsters of the 1960s. These toys are presented alongside their original packaging, posters, and other advertising materials that give further insight into the historical contexts and the evolution of toy design.
America’s Monsters, Superheroes, and Villains is part of a traveling exhibition organized by SuperMonsterCity! Items featured in this exhibition are curated by Stephen Yogi Rueff and include David Barnhill’s collection of over 200,000 vintage toys and memorabilia.
The San Bernardino County Museum’s exhibits of regional, cultural and natural history and the Museum’s other exciting events and programs reflect the effort by the Board of Supervisors to achieve the Countywide Vision by celebrating arts, culture, and education in the county, creating quality of life for residents and visitors.