"Diana, A Celebration"

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The “Diana: A Celebration” exhibit arrived at the Frazier History Museum in September, just after the 15 year anniversary of her death, and will be there through January 13, 2013.

The exhibit includes videos, photos and objects that were important to Diana’s life.  Visitors will get to see Diana’s life from a young child, to school-aged, athlete and the shy Kindergarten teacher who charmed Prince Charles; the stunning bride, incredible mother, daughter and sister; and the humanitarian who touched the lives of people all around the world.

“Diana, A Celebration” features family jewels, heirlooms, paintings, artifacts, photos and portraits of her ancestors, Lady Cynthia Eleanor Hamilton, Sarah Duchess of Marlborough and Georgiana Spencer, which provide historical background information. Diana also had bloodlines from the Kings of Aragon, Cyprus, France, Jerusalem, Portugal, Scotland, the Holy Roman Emperors, Dukes of Bavaria, Dukes of Savoy and others.

There are home videos playing of Diana, filmed by her father. There is Royal Wedding footage playing, which was watched by an estimated 1 billion people.  In addition, there is video from her funeral, which was watched by an estimated 2.5 billion people. Charles Spencer’s farewell speech to his sister is also in the exhibit.

Diana’s classic and iconic style is showcased, there are 28 designer dresses, suits and evening gowns worn by the Princess during he life, including photos and details from the events specific to each outfit. There were so many style aspects in ” Diana: A Celebration,” there will be three more posts about her fashion.

Guests can enjoy half price “Diana” admission every Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m,  good through Wednesday, December 19. There are two upcoming events at the Frazier Museum,  “Girls Night Out” on November 15 and a Princess Tea Party for children on December 30.

Visit Fraziermuseum.org to find out more information on “Diana: A Celebration” tickets, times and events.