We are excited to announce Marilyn Remembered’s participation in a highly anticipated exhibition. Bendigo Art Gallery and Twentieth Century Fox present “MARILYN MONROE” March 5 – July 10, 2016, at the Bendigo Art Gallery in Bendigo, Australia.
Sixty-five items from the private memorabilia collections of Greg Schreiner, Marilyn Remembered’s President and founding member, and Scott Fortner, Operations Chief, will be featured in this exhibit, including:
- Several costumes Marilyn Monroe wore in her films, including The Prince and The Showgirl and Let’s Make Love
- Costumes created by Oscar winning designer Billy Travilla for Marilyn’s role in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
- Gowns worn by Marilyn for various publicity photos and celebrity events, including the Monkey Business premiere
- Clothing, furs, and accessories from Marilyn Monroe’s personal wardrobe, including her brilliant green Pucci blouse, the fur she wore to the 1953 film premiere of How to Marry a Millionaire, and the evening cape from her appearance at the East of Eden film premiere in 1955
- Marilyn Monroe’s director’s chair from Bus Stop
- Marilyn Monroe’s personal cosmetics
- Marilyn’s Personal scripts from Niagara, How to Marry a Millionaire and others
- Items from Marilyn’s childhood, books from her library, documents from her files, and other personal objects from the estate of Marilyn Monroe
- Marilyn Monroe autographs
- Original Marilyn Monroe costume sketches by Jean Luis and Billy Travilla
- Original Marilyn Monroe photographs by Andre de Dienes and Cecil Beaton
While the exhibit has not yet opened, visitors to Bendigo are already being greeted by “Forever Marilyn,” the 26′ statue created by Seward Johnson, previously featured in Chicago and Palm Springs.
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