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June 13, 2016

Gallery: 'Steampunk Expo' at Morris Arboretum

A full day of theatre, aerial performances and workshops

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Statues of John and Lydia Morris were decorated for the 'Steampunk Expo', held on June 12, at the Morris Arboretum.

Morris Arboretum hosted the 2016 Steampunk Expo on Sunday, June 12. The day was filled with events held throughout the grounds of the Arboretum with aerial dance performances by the Secret Circus, a suffragette-era self-defense workshop and performances by Automatic Arts and the Almanac Dance Circus Theatre

Below is a collection of images from the day's events. 

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Women dressed as Steampunks watch an aerial performance by the Secret Circus, Sunday, June 12, 2016.


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Performer, Katie Horton of the Secret Circus balances on a trapeze during a performance at Morris Arboretum's 'Steampunk Expo.'


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Events were held in different locations throughout the Arboretum, allowing the attendees a chance to walk around the grounds.


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Mark Wong and Nicole Burgio perform a routine with the Almanac Dance Circus Theatre as part of the Automatic Arts' 'Nice and Fresh' series.


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Lauren Johns, Ben Grinberg, Nick Gillette and Nicole Burgio perform with the Almanac Dance Circus Theatre as part of the Automatic Arts' 'Nice and Fresh' series.


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Spectators watch the Almanac Dance Theatre's performance on Sunday afternoon.


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Lauren Johns, Ben Grinberg, and Nick Gillette perform with the Almanac Dance Circus Theatre as part of the Automatic Arts' 'Nice and Fresh' series.


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Alfanso Todd visited Morris Arboretum's Steampunk Expo on Sunday, June 12, 2016 from Allentown, PA.


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The 'Nice and Fresh' performance was accompanied by live music.


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Lauren Johns, Ben Grinberg, Nick Gillette and Mark Wong toss Nicole Burgio during a performance on Sunday, at Morris Arboretum.


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The family-friendly event brought out people of all ages, including these two girls that made steampunk goggles for the expo's Instagram fashion contest.


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Performer, Rachel Scott of the Secret Circus balances on a trapeze during a performance at Morris Arboretum's 'Steampunk Expo.'


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Professor of Arms, Mark Donnelly, right, hosted a Bartitsu workshop, teaching Victorian-era self defense techniques.


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