As the final season of Mad Men draws to a close you now have a chance to look at Don Draper’s actual office, jammed pack full of all the furniture and amazing office chic that spelt out the 1960′s in ad man culture. It has been brought from Los Angeles and lovingly recreated inside the Museum of the Moving Image at 36-01 35th Ave, Astoria Queens. And as well there’s Don’s cigarettes of course, Betty’s cookboobks, the famous carousels and other props for you to see.
Don and Betty’s kitchen has also made the journey and is now in the Museum, along the writer’s room where Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner’s notes can be seen. Altogether there’s also 33 costumes, which includes Don’s suit and Megan Draper’s dresses. The exhibtion opens this Saturday March 14th and will run to June 14th. The 2nd video is a sight seeing tour of still existing sites used in the series.
Running along with it is ‘Required Viewing: Mad Men’s Movie Influences” which is a series of 10 60′s movies that deeply influenced Matthew Weiner and he will be available to lead a Q & A on the evening it kicks off on March 20th. For all details go to Mad Men Exhibition, Museum of the Moving Image. The last exhibition of a fmous TV show was the Museums’ ‘Breaking Bad’ one whichb roke attendance records and really established how much fans apprecaite being able to immerse themselves in the actuality of a show’s sets and props.