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Sci-fi to superheroes
The art of sideshow collectibles

Pop culture figures like Luke Skywalker, Batman and Wonder Woman and the artists that have given them life have inspired the current exhibit of Sci-Fi to Superheroes: The Art of Sideshow Collectibles at the Haggin Museum in Stockton.

Sideshow Collectibles works with an international group of artists to produce high-quality, licensed collectible art. Each fine art print or figure connects fans with their favorite characters from film, television, comic books, and popular culture. 

Stockton native Mat Falls and Greg Anzalone founded Sideshow in 1994. Falls was the principle sculptor for the company and created highly-detailed and sculpturally elegant figures. Throughout the years Sideshow has maintained the elevated level of artistry with its high-caliber of artists, sculptors, model makers, and painters.

 On view are a selection of limited-edition fine art prints and three-dimensional figures featuring characters from iconic brands such as DC, Marvel, and Star Wars created by Sideshow sculptors and artists.

“Sideshow Collectibles is privileged to offer the many superheroes for this wonderful installation at the Haggin Museum,” said Falls. “Whether you favor Marvel or DC, I do believe the show reflects their common ground.”

Falls expressed immense gratitude to Gracie Bifulco and Brendon Wright with Sideshow for their time and commitment.

“With efforts by so many, including the Haggin’s CEO Susan Obert and museum staff, this project has become a reality,” he said. “I am proudly Stockton raised and a big fan of the Haggin. Thank you to everyone involved.”

The exhibit opened in July and will continue through Jan. 29. 2023.

The Haggin Museum is located at 1201 N. Pershing Ave., in Stockton. Hours are 1:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Fridays; 1:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursdays; and 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays.

Admission is $8 for adults, $7 for seniors (ages 65 and older), $5 for students and youth (ages 10 -17), and free for children under 10, museum members, and on the first Saturday of each month. For more information call (209)940-6300 or visit