DENVER (CBS4)– The Force is coming to Denver in the form of costumes and design as “Star Wars and the Power of Costume” exhibit comes to the Denver Art Museum.
It’s called a multimedia experience and features full costumes, drawings, ephemera and film from all seven films in the Star Wars series.
Visitors to the exhibit will give museum visitors a look behind the scenes into the fantasy of the Star Wars universe through costumes. That includes the process of costume conception and design for iconic outfits including Princess Leia’s gold bikini and Darth Vadar’s black uniform.
“The creative process behind crafting the world of Star Wars is part of a pop-culture phenomenon that we are thrilled to bring to the Rocky Mountain region,” said Christoph Heinrich, Frederick and Jan Mayer Director of the DAM, in a statement. “A vivid exhibition display and behind-the-scenes look will delight creatives, designers and die-hard fans alike.”
More than 60 costumes will be featured in the exhibit.
“So many of us have warm memories and a fascination associated with the Star Wars films, and it’s really the characters that maintain this longstanding connection,” said Stefania Van Dyke, interpretive specialist of the DAM, in a statement. “Characters like Han Solo, Princess Leia and Luke Skywalker have become inseparably associated with their costumes, and our unique presentation will give a look at the inspiration and nuanced creative processes of designers and artisans.”
Star Wars and the Power of Costume exhibit will be at the Denver Art Museum from Nov. 13, 2016 to April 2, 2017. Tickets go on sale May 4, 2016. Tickets for groups of 10 or more are available now by calling 720-913-0088 or emailing email@example.com.