Simply while you thought Barbie-mania was over, an enormous new exhibition in regards to the well-known toy has been introduced, opening on the Design Museum subsequent summer season.
Imagine it or not, the fresh-faced doll turns 65 subsequent yr, one thing that is being celebrated with this main present, which charts Barbie’s evolution — not simply in vogue but additionally in structure, furnishings and car design. The exhibition has been three years within the making.
Museum curators labored in partnership with Mattel Inc, and got particular entry to the Barbie archives in California, and though full particulars have not but been revealed, we’re promised ‘dozens of uncommon and distinctive gadgets’ on show. And at an informed guess, a whole lot of it will likely be pink.
The Barbie exhibition is on the Design Museum, 5 July 2024-23 February 2025. Tickets on sale from spring 2024