New Yorkers get a chance to say hello to Oscar

Feb 20, 2012 by Ian Evans

The Oscars may take place in Hollywood, but New Yorkers will have a chance to interact with Oscar history as part of the exhibit “Meet the Oscars, Grand Central” exhibition at Vanderbilt Hall in Grand Central Terminal. The exhibition will open on Wednesday, February 22 at 10 a.m., with a ribbon-cutting ceremony hosted by 2010 Academy Award®-winning actress Melissa Leo (The Fighter). Public viewing hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, February 22, and 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, February 23, through Sunday, February 26. Admission is free.

Fans will get a chance to get their photo taken with one of the golden statuettes while also viewing the Actor in a Leading Role Oscar won by Michael Douglas for Wall Street in 1987.