The Dodge Challenger driven by Jake Gyllenhaal in Nightcrawler, the painters outfit worn by Amy Adams in Big Eyes, Frances McDormands floral mother-of-the-groom dress from Olive Kitteridge, and the red leather jacket worn by Viola Davis in How to Get Away with Murder are among the many costumes, props and memorabilia on display at The Hollywood Museum
s annual Celebration of Entertainment Awards. This special exhibition, spotlighting the magic of movies and television excellence at the height of the awards season, runs from February 4 through April 26.
Hollywood is the center of the entertainment world, and The Hollywood Museum, located in the heart of Hollywood, has the perfect opportunity to showcase the best of this years films and TV shows, paying tribute to the stars, the studios and the contributing Guilds, says museum Founder and President, Donelle Dadigan.
Visitors to the museum will have an opportunity to see curated pieces from Motion Picture award-winners and nominees, including Big Eyes, Boyhood, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, Foxcatcher, Nightcrawler, The Grand Budapest Hotel and Wild, among others.
Award-winning and popular TV shows on display include Alpha House, Dancing with the Stars, How to Get Away with Murder, House of Lies, Hot in Cleveland, Mad Men, Modern Family, Portlandia, Olive Kitteridge, Ray Donovan, Silicon Valley, The Good Wife, The Newsroom, The Strain, True Blood and The Walking Dead, among others.
There is something for everyone of all ages at The Hollywood Museum. This is where you can discover the glamour of old Hollywood, from Elvis Presley and Marilyn Monroe to costumes and red carpet fashion from todays awards contenders, states Dadigan.
The exhibition also showcases award statuettes from the Oscars®, Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award®, Golden Globes®, Emmys®, Screen Actors Guild Awards®, Peoples Choice Awards®, Independent Spirit Awards® and Art Directors Guild Awards®.
A look at red carpet fashion over the years is on display with dresses worn by Marilyn Monroe, Sharon Stone, Cate Blanchett, Lucille Ball and Barbara Stanwyck. Also presented are Judy Garland's costume from A Star Is Born (1954), (Golden Globe®, Best Actress); Oscar®-winner Shirley Temples costume from Curly Top (1935) and Oscar®-winner Elizabeth Taylors costume worn in Malice in Wonderland (1985), among many others. Also displayed are Hannibal Lector's mask and props from Silence of the Lambs (1991), (Oscars® for Best Picture, Adapted Screenplay, Director, Actor and Actress).
The ultimate destination for tourists and movie fans, The Hollywood Museum is located in the Historic Max Factor Building, right across the street from where the Oscars® will be held on February 22.