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The life of Princess Diana at the Frazier History Museum

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"Diana: A Celebration," comes to the Frazier History Museum September 15th and runs through January 13, 2013. The exhibition chronicles the life and work of Diana, Princess of Wales, through 150 personal objects, including her famed royal wedding gown and tiaras.

Nearly 15 years after her death, Princess Diana's memory still stirs interest and emotion.
The 7,500 sq. ft. exhibition explores the life and humanitarian work of one of the 20thcentury's most remarkable women.

Uncover nine galleries containing 150 objects, ranging from her royal wedding gown and 28 designer dresses to family jewels, heirlooms, personal mementoes, paintings, rare home movies and photos. The series of 150 objects illustrates her life as a youngster, schoolgirl and athlete; as the shy kindergarten teacher who captured the heart of the Prince and the public; as the young royal bride; as the devoted mother, sister and daughter; and as the charity advocate and spokeswoman.

See 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 Royal Wedding gallery features her resplendent gown, diamond tiara, veil and 25 ft. train, as well as her shoes, parasol and bridesmaid's dress, among other items.

Admission to the exhibition, which is optional, and Frazier Museum permanent gallery access will be $21.50 for adults (ages 15 to 59); $19.50 for seniors (60+) and $10 for children (4 -14), while children 3 and under are free.

Click here to see more pictures of the exhibition.

http://www.fraziermuseum.org/exhibitions/upcoming-2/diana/

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