World War Brick (June 9-11) – Twin Cities Arts Reader

Model built with LEGO® USS Makin Island (LHD-8), WaspA-class amphibious assault ship from a past World War Brick event. A combined trade show and public opening will take place June 9-11 in Minneapolis.

Just weeks before lockdowns begin around the world in 2020, the Reputation Institute says the world’s most reputable company is not a tech company, a biotech research organization, or a conglomerate, but none other than the maker of LEGO® bricks. announced that there is Then, when the pandemic began, perennial favorites like Lego and puzzles became more popular than ever.

Today, LEGO sets are bigger and more elaborate than ever before, with custom tie-ins with literary works and film series popping off store shelves and thriving aftermarkets. The World Health Organization has declared the end of the COVID-19 emergency, but there are still new LEGO model frontiers to conquer. world war brick will be held at Brickmania in Minneapolis from June 9-11. (Open to the public: June 10-11)

World War … bricks? A gathering of enthusiasts, LEGO and military history enthusiasts, this gathering has a very special gimmick of using LEGO® branded bricks to model historical and military-related scenes, vehicles and weapons. Billed as the world’s largest collection of LEGO military models and dioramas ever built, World War Bricks features model-building activities, exhibits and LEGO kits for sale, featuring Brickmania, Brickarms, Brickstaff, and It’s sold by a vendor who shells out Lego more.

Two attendees pose with a Lego brick model of a helicopter in the livery of the U.S. Navy Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron 4 (HS-4).

The first World War Bricks was hosted by Brickmania in the summer of 2012 outside of Chicago, Illinois. Brickmania’s stock and trade is to create historically accurate model sets from LEGO bricks. The first exhibition featured over 200 of his military models by designers from across North America and attracted 2,000 visitors. The June event will take place June 9-10 at the Brickmania Toyworks World Headquarters in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Date: June 9-11 (Public tickets: June 10-11)

Location: Brickmania Toyworks, 1620 Central Avenue NE, Suite 170, Minneapolis, MN 55413

Prices: $10 (through May 31st), $15 (through June 9th), same day ($20). His children 4 and under are free when accompanied by a paying adult.

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