Gayle Anderson was live in Long Beach in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The Pink Ribbons Crusade has expanded the ‘Diana: Legacy of a Princess’ exhibition at The Queen Mary to include nineteen dresses worn by Princess Diana for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Gayle Anderson was live in Long Beach in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The Pink Ribbons Crusade has expanded the ‘Diana: Legacy of a Princess’ exhibition at The Queen Mary to include nineteen dresses worn by Princess Diana for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This expanded selection will be on display through Friday, November 1st, 2013.
The elaborate Diana gallery chronicles the House of Windsor’s public and private lives, from personal artifacts and family heirlooms to newspaper articles, photographs and more. Princess Diana changed the face of British royalty forever and appropriately takes center stage in this inspired collection. The expanded showcase is a panorama of fashion worn by Diana from 1980 to 1995 – an ode to the woman whose charitable spirit, grace and compassion endeared and inspired.
The limited time exhibit will feature the crushed-velvet Bruce Oldfield gown chosen from the 1986 official royal portrait, the Grace Kelly-inspired Catherine Walker gown worn at the 1987 Cannes Film Festival, the modern Catherine Walker creation paired with the Spencer Family Tiara for the 1991 official tour of India, the short Versace black dress worn to the 1995 Apollo 13 premiere and other iconic pieces.
This multi-million dollar collection has taken over 30 years to assemble and includes approximately 2,000 items relating to the Windsor Family, such as designer-signed fashion sketches of Diana’s famous gowns, designer dresses chosen by the Duchess of Cambridge (Kate Middleton), and handwritten letters from all the major Royals.
Tickets are $27.95 for adults and $18.95 for children (ages 5-11), which includes a self-guided shipwalk tour, the Queen Mary Story & History exhibit and entry into the Princess Diana exhibit. Tickets and tours are available from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday to Thursday and from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., Friday to Sunday. PLEASE NOTE: Last entrance is one hour prior to closing. No photography is permitted in the exhibit.
About Pink Ribbons Crusade
Pink Ribbons Crusade is a 501(c)(3) total-volunteer organization which raises funds for Breast Cancer prevention and awareness. It does so with its traveling exhibit that features the world’s largest private collection of Princess Diana Dresses plus a fabulous array of British Royal historical memorabilia. Founded in early 2000, it is a Texas-based charity consisting of a small band of volunteers who believe in continuing Diana’s charitable lead of giving back, expecting no reward, and making a significant difference in the world in which we live. For more information, visit their website.
On display through Friday, November 1st, 2013
Diana: Legacy of a Princess
The Queen Mary
1126 Queens Highway
Long Beach, CA 90802
If you have questions, please feel free to call Gayle Anderson at 323-460-5732 or e-mail Gayle at Gayle.Anderson@KTLA.com
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