Vintage lovers will have to steady themselves with the news that Newbridge Silverware’s Museum of Style Icons (MOSI) will host one of the most significant exhibitions of Marilyn Monroe memorabilia in the world from Saturday 25th June – Monday 25th July 2016.
The collection will feature film costumes, personal gowns, jewellery, never before seen letters and photographs belonging to the screen icon and is a rare opportunity for the general public to view this prolific collection before it goes under the hammer in LA in November. Newbridge is the last European stop before this exhibition goes to the US on tour.
This collection also includes tangible items left behind to mark simple and remarkable moments in Marilyn’s life and career, from a taxi receipts to cheques, household items, books, beauty products and tax documents listing the star’s expenditures in great detail.
“We are honoured to welcome this unbelievable exhibition to the Museum of Style Icons,” said William Doyle, CEO, Newbridge Silverware.
“This will be the most noteworthy collections of Marilyn Monroe memorabilia in the world and is a must-see for not only Monroe fans but anyone who is a fan of the golden era of Hollywood. The collection comprises some of her most famous garments as well as personal letters and photographs and provides a fascinating insight into the woman.”
A one-hour guided tour is available of The Museum of Style Icons, which will include the Marilyn Monroe Exhibition. Book now at www.newbridgesilverware.com or call 045 431301. The cost is €5 per person, and the proceeds go towards the conservation of the museum collection. The Museum of Style Icons is free to enter and open seven days a week.