In 2012, Premier Exhibitions, Inc. acquired Arts & Exhibitions International (AEI), a foremost organizer of blockbuster museum exhibitions. The acquisition signifies the creation of an unparalleled network of world-class touring exhibitions, leadership and resources.
Led by its President, John Norman, AEI’s award-winning exhibitions have attracted millions of visitors to leading art and science museums around the world. The exhibitions acquired by Premier will include: Tutankhamun: The Golden King and the Great Pharaohs, Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt, Real Pirates in partnership with National Geographic, and AMERICA I AM: the African American Imprint presented with broadcaster Tavis Smiley. These exhibitions will join Premier Exhibitions’ blockbuster experiences including Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition, Titanic The Experience, BODIES…The Exhibition, BODIES REVEALED and Dialog in the Dark.