Diana Exhibition at the Atlanta Civic Center January 20, 2010Posted by SCAD Fashion Department in : Design Resources, Inspiration, Local Sources, Museums and Exhibitions , trackback
Saturday, January 23 marks the opening of the exhibition Diana: A Celebration at the Atlanta Civic Center.
The exhibition includes a series of 150 objects that chronicle Diana’s life including portraits of her ancestors, family jewels, heirlooms, paintings, artifacts and photos, which provide historical context. Home movies filmed by her father and scenes from her childhood, her engagement to Prince Charles and the events leading up to the Royal Wedding are remembered and animated with video clips, personal possessions, photos, displays and letters.
The Wedding gallery features her wedding gown, diamond tiara, veil and 25 ft. train, shoes and parasol.
Other major highlights of the exhibition include:
- Over 28 dresses, suits and evening gowns designed by Chanel, Versace, Valentino and Azagury that where worn by the Princess during her public life, accompanied by photos and designer details from the event at which the outfits were worn.
- Two diamond tiaras and other priceless family jewels.
-Musical score and lyrics of the Elton John/Bernie Taupin composition, adapted from “Candle in the Wind.”
-The original text of Earl Spencer’s moving tribute to his sister at the funeral in Westminister Abbey.
-An audio tour with an introduction by Earl Spencer (provided for an additional fee)
Monday - Closed
Tuesday - 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. – Last entry @ 4 p.m.
Wednesday - 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. – Last entry @ 4 p.m.
Thursday - 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. – Last entry @ 4 p.m.
Friday - 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. – Last entry @ 4 p.m.
Saturday - 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. – Last entry @ 6 p.m.
Sunday - 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. – Last entry @ 5 p.m.
Tickets: Admission tickets are available beginning at the Civic Center box office and through Ticketmaster (www.ticketmaster.com) or by calling 1-800-745-3000.
Adults – $18.50
Students w/ valid I.D. – $15.50
Thanks to SCAD-Atlanta Professor Kevin Knaus for letting us know about this!
- Tiffany Teague