The Newseum’s ‘Anchorman’ exhibit opens today

The dynamic news team from the 2004's "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy" is together again for a sequel, "Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues." Yes, I'm worried it won't live up to it's predecessor. Yes, I'm still going to see it.

Ron Burgundy's mustache brush is on display. ( Courtesy Paramount Pictures) Ron Burgundy's mustache brush is on display. ( Courtesy Paramount Pictures)

If you want an "Anchorman" fix before the film's Dec. 20 release, head to the Newseum to see props, costumes and footage in "Anchorman: The Exhibit," which opens today.

The exhibit, which will remain on display until Aug. 31, features a re-creation of the KVWN-TV anchor desk from the film, Ron Burgundy's jazz flute and more. The Newseum produced a documentary for the exhibit about women who broke into the news business in the 1970s and the challenges they faced.

The Newseum is also hosting a sold-out advance screening of the new film Dec. 17, with David Koechner (Whammy!) and Jake Tapper. Instead, visit the museum Saturday at 2:30 p.m. for an "Inside Media" chat with ABC7 reporter Arch Campbell and NBC4 anchor Wendy Rieger, who will talk about the news business in the 70s.

Read more: Can Can Ron Burgundy save the Newseum?

Margaret Ely is a digital editor for Lifestyle. Previously, she was an intern for the Post’s Metro section.



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