Countdown to Superbowl XLVIII: Even the NYC Metropolitan Museum of Art is getting into football frenzy, with a special Superbowl XLVIII themed exhibit. Gridiron Greats is a display of vintage football trading cards printed between the 1890s and 1950s. The display includes tarding cards of legendary coach Knute Rockne and Olympian Jim Thorpe, one of the 20th century’s greatest athletes, along with rare photos of early varsity teams. Exhibit website
Kids will enjoy the interactive exhibit You Make the Call: Learn to be An NFL Official at the Children’s Museum of Manhattan, through Feb. 28;
Video game fans will enjoy Madden NFL: 25 Years and Running, a look at the popular football video game, at the Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria, Queens, through Feb. 23. Museum exhibit website.
See the original Vince Lombardi Trophy, won by the Green Bay Packers in the very first Super Bowl in 1967, at the Newark Museum.
Stay up to date on all SuperBowl XLVIII news on the NYCOTC SuperBowl XLVIII page.