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19 May 2016

Barbie, the icon. Exhibition in Rome till Octuber 2016

If he said to a children if she wants the doll Barbara Millicent Robert probably distort his mouth and look us perplexed. But if you say the nickname with which instead this doll is known, then he will smile. And perhaps not only the children, as Barbie, just as it is better known Mrs. Barbara Millicent, has become over the years a real cult object for children and collectors of yesterday and today.

You'll find it in Rome, in the Vittoriano, where, from April 15 to October 30, we will learn more about the story and the look of this timeless myth... Barbie, the icon

An authentic journey through time, from 1959 (the year in which he made his debut at the New York International Toy Fair) to today. Mirror of our society, of our events, customs and traditions. Barbie was on the moon, he wore a thousand clothes and made a thousand professions, always remaining behind the times.

The exhibition is designed to provide different levels of reading: the information of historical and cultural study to adults, there are also stations designed for children who, through a series of engaging activities, will explore the history of Barbie, a guest in these 57 years in the homes of children of more than 50 nationalities

In the exhibition, curated by Massimiliano Capella, in collaboration with Mattel, also you can find dolls representing the British royal couple William and Kate, as well as Curvy variants, Tall and Petit.

Opening hours: Monday to Thursday from 9.30 am to 19.30 pm, on Fridays and Saturdays closing at 21.00, Sunday closing at 20.30

 

For any full informations about prices and other: http://www.ilvittoriano.com/exhibitions-alphonse-mucha-barbie-the-icon.html

 

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