NEWARK, N.J., June 22, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The newly renovated Mobile Museum of The New Jersey Hall of Fame (NJHOF) returns to the State Fair Meadowlands on Thursday, June 23, 2016. The Mobile Museum will be open to the public throughout the duration of the State Fair, which runs through Sunday, July 10, 2016 at the Meadowlands.
Updates to the Museum, which was originally designed by Hall of Fame inductee, celebrated architect and designer, Michael Graves, and Ralph Appelbaum Associates, include a vibrant new exterior wrap, additional display monitors as well as a tribute to the Museum’s sponsors.
Every year, the NJHOF Mobile Museum welcomes thousands of visitors in communities around the Garden State, drawing over 250,000 visitors since its initial launch. The Museum utilizes the power of images, artifacts, film and a suite of interactive tools to engage every curious imagination with the stories of New Jersey’s leaders and legends.
“None of this would be possible without the support of our sponsors,” said Foundation Board President Steve Edwards, “their generosity has allowed us to share the stories of our hometown heroes across New Jersey.”
About the New Jersey Hall of Fame
The New Jersey Hall of Fame (NJHOF) is a non-profit organization with two boards working collaboratively – the NJHOF Board of Commissioners and the NJHOF Foundation Board of Trustees. The NJHOF honors citizens who have made invaluable contributions to society, the State of New Jersey, and the world beyond. Since 2008, nearly 100 notable individuals and groups have been inducted into the Hall of Fame. The NJ Hall of Fame endeavors to present school children with significant and powerful role models to show that they can and should strive for excellence. Outreach through the New Jersey Hall of Fame Mobile Museum, and the NJHOF Curriculum Guide for educators, focuses on the importance of voting, the qualities of effective leadership, and inductee research. For more information on the NJHOF, its mission and inductees, go to www.njhalloffame.org. To view past induction ceremonies, visit the NJ Hall of Fame YouTube channel at http://www.youtube.com/user/NJHoF.
Contact: Norris Clark, (609) 425-1325