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November 22, 2011

Mall of America® Welcomes Diana, A Celebration Exhibition for 2012


Diana, A Celebration, the award-winning exhibition that chronicles the life and work of one of the most remarkable women of her time – Diana, Princess of Wales – will open at Mall of America® on level 4, east on Feb. 4 and run through June 10, 2012. On loan from Althorp Estate, the Spencer family's 500-year-old ancestral home in England, the exhibition contains 150 objects throughout nine galleries, ranging from Princess Diana's royal wedding gown and 28 of her designer dresses to family heirlooms, personal mementos, items representing her abundant charity work, paintings and rare home movies and photos.

A special gift package will be available to purchase at any guest service desk Nov. 25 - Dec. 24 for $75. The package, valued at $90, will include two exhibit tickets, two audio tours and one Diana: A Celebration catalog.

The exhibition is produced by Arts & Exhibitions International, which brought the blockbuster King Tut exhibition to St. Paul last year. Each year, a donation from exhibition proceeds is made to The Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Fund (Registered Charity No. 1064238).


Feb. 4 - June 10, 2012


Mall of America® – Level 4, East in the Exhibition Space

About Mall of America®
Mall of America is the nation’s largest retail and entertainment complex. At 4.2 million square feet, MOA is home to more than 520 world-class shops; Nickelodeon Universe®, the nation’s largest indoor family amusement park; SEA LIFE Minnesota Aquarium, a 1.2 million gallon walk- through aquarium; Moose Mountain Adventure Golf; Theatres at Mall of America® - a 14-screen movie theater with VIP theatre and more. The Mall opened in August of 1992 and is located in Bloomington, Minn., just minutes from downtown Minneapolis and St. Paul. Follow Mall of America on Facebook and Twitter or visit our blog.

About Arts & Exhibitions International
Founded in 2003 by John Norman, president, and Andres Numhauser, international vice president, AEI produces the award-winning exhibition Diana: A Celebration in association with the Althorp Estate in the United Kingdom; two touring exhibitions dedicated to the treasures of King Tut; Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt; AMERICA I AM: The African American Imprint in partnership with broadcaster Tavis Smiley; and Real Pirates: The Untold Story of the Whydah from Slave Ship to Pirate Ship. Norman and Numhauser have more than 40 years combined experience in the entertainment and exhibition business. The company has relationships with the most important museums in the world and has presented traveling exhibitions on four continents.


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