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GRAMMY Museum To Launch "Diamond In A Rhinestone World: The Costumes Of Dolly Parton"
The living legacy of GRAMMY-winning and Oscar-nominated artist Dolly Parton doesn't end with music and acting; her influence on the fashion world have been significant and lasting. To showcase iconic costumes and pieces from her personal archive, the GRAMMY Museum will present "Diamond In A Rhinestone World: The Costumes Of Dolly Parton," marking the first exhibit Parton has had in the United States outside of her Tennessee theme park Dollywood.
The exhibit will kick off on Feb. 4 when Parton will share stories and the history behind the costumes at the Museum's Clive Davis Theatre. This launch is just days ahead of the 2019 MusiCares Person Of The Year gala honoring Parton on Feb. 8 and 61st GRAMMY Awards on Feb. 10. The exhibit will be open to the public Feb. 5 through March 17. Parton shares fans' excitement over this unprecedented glimpse into her wardrobe.
"I probably have thousands of dresses from over the years," said Parton. "I had a hard time letting go of some of my favorites, but I’m excited for them to be included in this exhibit. I can't wait to see them on display at the GRAMMY Museum!"
Diamond In A Rhinestone World: The Costumes Of Dolly Parton will offer a retrospective of Parton’s career, her most iconic fashion moments, featuring cherished outfits and costumes from her most memorable album covers, music videos, and live performances. Highlights of the exhibit include the beloved costume from her "Home" music video, the pink dress from the Backwoods Barbie album cover and music video as well as outfits from her Live In London 2009 and Red Rocks concerts.
"Displaying these extraordinary costumes and pieces will take you through a career that has spanned decades of someone who is beloved as both a groundbreaking artist and a trendsetting pioneer," said the Museum's Executive Director Michael Sticka.. We are extremely grateful to Dolly for letting us feature some of the most memorable and innovative outfits in music history."
Tickets to the GRAMMY Museum are available for sale via the Museum website.