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Marilyn Monroe

Bendigo Showcase Events At Bendigo Art Gallery 42 View St Bendigo, Victoria

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From March 05, to July 10, 2016
9:00am - 5:00pm

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Bendigo Art Gallery and Twentieth Century Fox present
Marilyn Monroe
5 March – 10 July 2016

Marilyn Monroe remains one of the most celebrated and enigmatic film stars in history, she transformed herself from ordinary girl next door, Norma Jeane Baker into a glamourous and universally-recognised screen goddess. This comprehensive exhibition brings together authentic artefacts, clothing and other objects belonging to, or worn by Marilyn. More than 20 original film costumes from some of Marilyn’s greatest films such as Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, How to Marry a Millionaire and Love Nest feature alongside numerous dresses and accessories from Marilyn’s personal wardrobe.

The ground-breaking collaboration with Twentieth Century Fox will allow unprecedented access to 12 of the films Marilyn completed with the studio, including glamorous studio portraits, wardrobe test photographs, lobby cards and film posters. Curated by Bendigo Art Gallery, the costumes, personal clothing and artefacts have been drawn from private collections around the world and have never been seen before in Australia. 

To complement the exhibition, Bendigo Art Gallery has secured Seward Johnson’s iconic eight metre high sculpture of Marilyn Monroe, Forever Marilyn. This sculpture has been seen in Chicago and Palm Springs, USA and makes its international debut in Bendigo.

Ticket price are as followed:

Adult $25
Concession $20
Bendigo Art Gallery Member $16
Child (5 - 18) $12
Family (2 adults and 2 children) $60

Please click here to purchase your tickets.

My Weekend with Marilyn - Stay a few days and explore Bendigo when you come to see Marilyn. We have a range of official accommodation and experience packages for you. Please click here to book or for more information. 

V/Line Special Service - Take the Train home after visiting Marilyn After Hours.  V/Line is running a special train from Bendigo to Kyneton at 10:40pm on 23 April, 21 May, 4 June and 18 June.  Visit www.vline.com.au for more information.

Image credit

2nd image, Cropped, Studio publicity portrait for Gentlemen Prefer Blondes  © 1953 and 2015 Fox

2016-03-05 09:00:00
2016-07-10 17:00:00