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    Victory for AiG/Ark Encounter in Federal Court
    Feb. 5, 2016

    The judge ordered the state to move forward in processing AiG’s application for the tax rebate incentives that would be effective after the Ark is operating.

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    Food Tasting for the Ark Encounter
    Feb. 4, 2016

    One of the perks of being AiG’s director of food and beverage for the Ark Encounter is that you get to go taste all the food you’re thinking of serving.

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    Artists Use 76 Cameras for 3D Scanning
    Feb. 1, 2016

    Take a look at the 76-camera rig we brought into the design studio, and how we used human models to help us complete this 3D diorama project quickly.

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    Costumes for Noah’s Family
    Jan. 29, 2016

    The AiG Ark Encounter designers and fabricators have to costume 24 mannequins for the Ark, even though there were only eight people on board the historical Ark.

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    Tickets on Sale Now
    Jan. 26, 2016

    Though the Ark Encounter is still under construction, you can plan your visit to this one-of-a-kind attraction now and buy tickets online.

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    God Brought the People
    Jan. 21, 2016

    Just as God brought the animals to Noah, so God has brought the many talented people to Answers in Genesis.

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    Aging Wood
    Jan. 19, 2016

    While most people worry about slowing the aging process down and frequently renovate old houses to make them look new, we’re trying to do the opposite.

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    Meet the Life-Like Figures at the Ark Encounter
    Jan. 15, 2016

    Most of the images and statues at the Ark Encounter will be static like Noah’s son Shem who we’re staging to look like he is on his way to the “workshop.”

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    Ark Encounter Advertised in Times Square
    Jan. 13, 2016

    We believe it’s vital that we use media resources to motivate people from around the world to come to the Christ-proclaiming Ark Encounter.

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    Come Visit the Unique Ark Encounter Restaurant
    Jan. 12, 2016

    At the Ark Encounter the foundations have been poured for a 2,000-seat restaurant just beyond the bow end of the ship.

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    Largest Timber Frame Structure Named a Must See
    Jan. 8, 2016

    People from the Eastern United States, especially those from urban areas, may have never seen trees so wide and tall.

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    Construction Advancing on the Starboard Side
    Jan. 6, 2016

    The back (starboard) side of the Ark is changing rapidly these days.

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    “Ramping Up” to the Top of Noah’s Ark
    Jan. 4, 2016

    Did you know that the roof of Noah’s Ark was more than 50 feet off the ground? That’s higher than a modern four-story building.

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    Preview the Ark Exhibits
    Dec. 28, 2015

    There will be scores of exhibit bays throughout the inside of the Ark where guests will learn about many different topics surrounding the event.

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    Exciting News This Christmas!
    Dec. 21, 2015

    Welcome to the new ArkEncounter.com! We invite you to see the video and article content, watch a live stream by Ken Ham, and plan your trip to the Ark.

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    The Ark and Working with Community Leaders
    Dec. 17, 2015

    We have been counting down the weeks before we can start sending things down to the Ark site for install. We’re so happy it is down to single digit numbers!

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    Three Weeks Until Exhibit Installation Begins
    Dec. 14, 2015

    We have been counting down the weeks before we can start sending things down to the Ark site for install. We’re so happy it is down to single digit numbers!

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    What Kind of Trees Were Used to Construct Ark Encounter?
    Dec. 11, 2015

    One of the things that will just blow you away is the massive scope of the Ark and the colossal size of the trees that were used to construct it.

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    Where the Rubber Meets the Road
    Dec. 9, 2015

    The work for the massive parking lot and roadways at the Ark Encounter is almost over! We’re excited to see the blacktop arrive on the construction site.

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    Ship Getting Closer to Launch
    Dec. 8, 2015

    July 7, 2016, is just around the corner, and we are busier than ever as we prepare for our first 40 days and 40 nights.

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    An “Accidental” Artist
    Dec. 2, 2015

    There are no accidents with God. But to hear Jon Taylor tell how he ended up as an artist after starting in the workforce as an iron worker is amazing.

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    Tower of Babel Diorama
    Dec. 1, 2015

    At the Ark Encounter, as in the Creation Museum, we will use Babel to explain the origin of the different languages and people groups.

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    How We Grow Plants Year-Round in Kentucky
    Nov. 23, 2015

    Tim Schmitt and his crew have been busy constructing a green house and a cold frame structure at the Ark Encounter property.

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    Smart Thermal Mass
    Nov. 20, 2015

    Some of the construction at the Ark Encounter will include a new technology in energy solutions.

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