Exploris Wins 2006 Metro Bravo Award

Raleigh Museum Receives Accolade From Metro Magazine.

Raleigh, NC, August 17, 2006 --(PR.com)-- Exploris has been recognized as one of the top public buildings in the Triangle area by Metro Magazine. The Raleigh museum received the Metro Bravo award based on its dedication to providing an engaging learning environment and one-of-a-kind rental facility for Downtown Raleigh.

“Exploris is honored to receive this award from Metro Magazine,” said Bonnie Hancock, president of Exploris. “We strive to provide an inviting and exciting space for our visitors and this award speaks volumes to these efforts.”

About Exploris:
Exploris is a 74,000-sq. ft. interactive museum that consists of the exhibit halls that opened in 1999, a charter middle school that opened in 1997 and the IMAX Theatre that opened in 2001. Exploris is located in downtown Raleigh at the corner of Blount and Hargett Streets. Changing exhibits, daily programs, and special events ensure there is always something new at Exploris. For more information please call 919-834-4040 or visit the Web site at http://www.exploris.org.

Patty Briguglio
MMI Associates, Inc.
7406-H Chapel Hill Road
Raleigh, NC 27607
(919) 233-6600 • (919) 233-0300 (fax)

Patty Briguglio