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REAL to REEL Honors Michael Feinstein With Special Guest Kristin Chenoweth Photo REAL to REEL Honors Michael Feinstein With Special Guest Kristin Chenoweth
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2020

The Hollywood Museum in partnership with Los Angeles City Councilmember Mitch O'Farrell will present REAL TO REEL LIVE (VIRTUAL EDITION 2020). Michael Feinstein will be receiving the Inspiration Award, and Kristin Chenoweth will be appearing as a special guest.

The Ladies of KNOTS LANDING Reunite for 40th Anniversary Photo The Ladies of KNOTS LANDING Reunite for 40th Anniversary
by TV News Desk - Jan 21, 2020

This past weekend, The Hollywood Museum held its first Lobby tribute of 2020, reuniting three remarkable leading ladies, Joan Van Ark, Michele Lee and Donna Mills, for the 40th anniversary of 'Knots Landing,' unveiling costumes worn by the three Knots' stars on the series, on loan from Warner Brothers and personal collections.

Photo Film: Hollywood Museum Unveils BACK TO THE FUTURE TRILOGY: THE EXHIBIT Photo Photo Film: Hollywood Museum Unveils BACK TO THE FUTURE TRILOGY: THE EXHIBIT
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2019

Cast members gathered this week to celebrate the new Back to the Future Trilogy Exhibit at The Hollywood Museum.

Cast Members Gather for BACK TO THE FUTURE Trilogy Exhibit Photo Cast Members Gather for BACK TO THE FUTURE Trilogy Exhibit
by TV News Desk - Dec 12, 2019

Among the individuals from the three films in attendance were Bob Gale (co creator/producer/writer of all 3 films), Charles Fleischer (Terry, BTTF 2 / voice of Roger Rabbit), Don Fullilove (Mayor Gordy Wilson , BTTF 1 &2), Darlene Vogel (Spike, Griffs Gang BTTF 2), Richie Gaona (Stuntman/Back to the Future II) and Ricky Dean Logan (Data BTTF2, & needles gang BTTF 3).

Photo Flash: See Photos from Idina Menzel and Kristen Bell's Hollywood Walk of Fame C Photo Photo Flash: See Photos from Idina Menzel and Kristen Bell's Hollywood Walk of Fame Ceremony
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2019

As Walt Disney Animation Studios' “Frozen 2” approaches its opening this Friday, Nov. 22, Kristen Bell and Idina Menzel—the actresses who help bring Anna and Elsa to life in the movie—were honored today with stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Their stars—the 2681st and 2682nd, in the category of motion pictures and live theatre/performance, respectively—are located in front of Hollywood's historic Pantages Theatre at 6225 Hollywood Boulevard near the famous corner of Hollywood and Vine.

The Hollywood Museum's Dungeon of Doom Unveiled to Feature Mysteries of Halloween Fro Photo The Hollywood Museum's Dungeon of Doom Unveiled to Feature Mysteries of Halloween From Frankenstein to Pennywise
by TV News Desk - Oct 21, 2019

Founder and President of The Hollywood Museum, Donelle Dadigan, unveils the Dungeon of Doom, for any Halloween.

Photo Flash: America Remembers Its Favorite Shipwreck GILLIGAN'S ISLAND 55 Years Late Photo Photo Flash: America Remembers Its Favorite Shipwreck GILLIGAN'S ISLAND 55 Years Later
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2019

On Wednesday, Sept 25th, 2019, President and Founder of the Hollywood Museum, Donelle Dadigan, and her speciial guest speakers, Ruta Lee (77 Sunset/Seven Brides for Seven Brothers), Alison Arngrim (Little House on the Prairie), Erin Murphy (Bewitched), Steve Wishnoff (Director, Life Interrupted), Hope Juber-Schwartz and Lloyd Schwartz (daughter and son of creator Sherwood Schwartz) and castaway, Dawn Wells (Gilligan's Island), gathered for a lobby series tribute to Gilligan's Island in advance of the shows 55th anniversary on Sept 26th.

THE MAX FACTOR Documentary Screens In The Historic Max Factor Building Photo THE MAX FACTOR Documentary Screens In The Historic Max Factor Building
by TV News Desk - Aug 14, 2019

On Sunday, August 11th, Hollywood insider, Donelle Dadigan, and respected actress, Lee Purcell, hosted and invitation only screening of the documentary - THE MAX FACTOR.  The film takes a look behind the scenes into the star studded and astounding life of the inventor, pioneer and Hollywood' legendary King of Make-up.  The screening was followed by Q&A with the hosts and Filmmakers Clara and Julia Kuperberg and was moderated by film historian and critic, Leonard Maltin, who remarked 'The Max Factor Building is a true Hollywood treasure. I'm always happy to spend time there celebrating its history.' 

Photo Flash: Award Winners Hollywood Bowl Join The José Iturbi Foundation As They Sp Photo Photo Flash: Award Winners Hollywood Bowl Join The José Iturbi Foundation As They Sponsor 'A Decade of Dudamel' at the Hollywood Bowl
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2019

The José Iturbi Foundation proudly sponsored 'A Decade of Dudamel' with the LA Philharmonic at the Hollywood Bowl. To celebrate his ten years in L.A., Gustavo Dudamel conducted a special anniversary concert complete with fireworks and featured members of YOLA (Youth Orchestra Los Angeles) and Russian piano virtuoso, Khatia Buniatishvili. The evening's performance includes music from well-known films of Hollywood's golden age.

Photo Flash: Inside the Opening Gala For the 'Real To Reel: Portrayals and Perception Photo Photo Flash: Inside the Opening Gala For the 'Real To Reel: Portrayals and Perceptions of LGBTs in Hollywood' Exhibit
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2019

Donelle Dadigan, Founder and President of The Hollywood Museum in partnership with Los Angeles City Councilman Mitch O'Farrell (CD13), proudly unveiled the 2019 salute to the LGBT community's contributions to the entertainment industry last night to launched Los Angeles' Gay Pride weekend festivities.

Photo Flash: Crowds Gather For Pointer Sisters Exhibit at The Hollywood Museum Photo Photo Flash: Crowds Gather For Pointer Sisters Exhibit at The Hollywood Museum
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2019

DONELLE DADIGAN (FounderPresident of The Hollywood Museum), gathered a celebrated roster of stars including Anita Pointer and her sister Bonnie Pointer fro the unveiling of the EVER AFTER exhibit at The Hollywood Museum

Photo Flash: Hollywood Museum & Councilman Mitch O'Farrell Present REAL TO REEL: PO Photo Photo Flash: Hollywood Museum & Councilman Mitch O'Farrell Present REAL TO REEL: PORTRAYALS AND PERCEPTIONS OF LGBT'S IN HOLLYWOOD
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2019

Lily Tomlin, upon accepting her award, remarked 'My partner Jane and I are honored and want to thank you for this award. It is amazing to see this whole outpouring for the LGBT community. Jane, couldnt be here tonight, but asked that I share her remarks 'We love the thought of being called Trail-Blazers. It makes us feel current and something out of Marvel Comics.'  Neither of us has a good sense of direction, so we thought being called trail-blazers implies that we somehow new where we were going. So thank you for thinking of us as trail-blazers, rather than as museum pieces.  Of course, there were times, Im afraid, we got lost on that trail and were more bewildered than blazing.  We are still blazing, but we have had to cool down a bit. After all, we need to take care not to add to global warming.'

Photo Flash: TV & Film Fans and Famous Gather For Three New Exhibits At Hollywood Mus Photo Photo Flash: TV & Film Fans and Famous Gather For Three New Exhibits At Hollywood Museum
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2019

The Hollywood Museum made history this week by unveiling three exhibits simultaneously, including THE BATMAN 80TH ANNIVERSARY, THE CATWOMEN, THE BIONIC WOMAN AND & THE SIX MILLION DOLLAR MAN EXHIBITS.

TV & Film Fans and Famous Gather For 3 Iconic Exhibits At The World Famous Hollywood  Photo TV & Film Fans and Famous Gather For 3 Iconic Exhibits At The World Famous Hollywood Museum
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2019

The Hollywood Museum made history this week by unveiling three exhibits simultaneously, including THE BATMAN 80TH ANNIVERSARY, THE CATWOMEN, THE BIONIC WOMAN AND & THE SIX MILLION DOLLAR MAN EXHIBITS.

Photo Flash: The Hollywood Museum Celebrates the Career of Richard Pryor with Richard Photo Photo Flash: The Hollywood Museum Celebrates the Career of Richard Pryor with Richard Pryor, Jr.'s Los Angeles Launch of IN A PRYOR LIFE
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2019

On Thursday, May 2nd, Richard Pryor Jr. offered fans, friends and some of his farther's co-stars a glimpse into the life of his iconic parent, Richard Pryor Senior, discussing his own self-proclaimed 'Freakish Life' that paralleled his namesake and famous father's life in many ways, found in his new memoir. In A Pryor Life, already in its second printing only days after its release. The event began with the unveiling of a costume worn by Richard Pryor Jr in the film "College Debt" co-starring Lucille Ball's granddaughter, Katherine Luckinbill, Janet Carroll and Academy Award winner, Celeste Holmes, in what would be her last film. The costume will be included in the museum's upcoming Real to Reel: Perceptions and Portrayals of LGBTQ History in Film and Television.

Donelle Dadigan Named Vice Chair of CA Film Commission Photo Donelle Dadigan Named Vice Chair of CA Film Commission
by TV News Desk - Apr 10, 2019

Donelle Dadigan, a native Californian, has just been appointed Vice Chair of the California Film Commission and has has voted into her second term as Chairperson for The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce/Walk of Fame.  She is one of the most influential women in Hollywood, she already boasts an impressive resume of titles including, Chairperson for The Hollywood Trust, as well as President and Co-Founder of the Jose' Iturbi Foundation and the Founder and President of The Hollywood Museum. 

You Won't Want To Miss A Thing When Aerosmith Gets Honored With A Star On Hollywood W Photo You Won't Want To Miss A Thing When Aerosmith Gets Honored With A Star On Hollywood Walk of Fame
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2019

The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce that a star will be given to America's all-time, top selling rock 'n' roll band, Aerosmith when they are honored with the 2,657th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Thursday, February 14, at 11:30 a.m. PST. The star will be dedicated in the category of Recording at 6752 Hollywood Boulevard in front of the Musician's Institute.

The Hollywood Museum™ Unveils 20th Century Superhero Legends Exhibit Photo The Hollywood Museum™ Unveils 20th Century Superhero Legends Exhibit
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2018

'The opening of the Superheroes exhibit at the Hollywood Museum was fantastic! Seeing the Superheros in person was just icing on the cake,' remarked Y&R star Kate Linder

Photo Flash: Superheroes Exhibit Opening Celebration at the Hollywood Museum Photo Photo Flash: Superheroes Exhibit Opening Celebration at the Hollywood Museum
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2018

'The opening of the Superheroes exhibit at the Hollywood Museum was fantastic! Seeing the Superheros in person was just icing on the cake,' remarked Y&R star Kate Linder

Photo Flash: The Hollywood Museum Presents '30 Years of Make-Up, Monsters, and Magic' Photo Photo Flash: The Hollywood Museum Presents '30 Years of Make-Up, Monsters, and Magic'
by TV News Desk - Oct 5, 2018

The Hollywood Museum has become the most popular depository for all things entertainment for film and television.  Among the history rich exhibits filling multiple floors is the fan favorite Dungeon of Doom, that hosts the original costumes worn by classics and iconic characters such as Frankenstein, Michael Myers (Halloween), Jason Vorhees (Friday the 13th), Freddy Krueger (Nightmare on Elm Street) to wardrobe from Sweeny Todd, Van Helsing, Underworld, The Walking Dead and sinister sensations induced by the original set for Silence of the Lambs in their Dungeon of Doom.

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