Judy Garland Costume Exhibit Comes to The Ebell

Hailey Simmons, Membership Assistant

May 6, 2022

Coming in June to The Ebell… For a limited period…

On the 100th anniversary of her birth, an exhibition, entitled GET HAPPY! (after the renowned song sung in Summer Stock, 1950), celebrates the life and artistic contribution of actress, singer and cultural icon Judy Garland.  Garland’s expansive career hit nearly every popular genre of entertainment during her lifetime, including Vaudeville, blockbuster Hollywood films, sold-out concerts, best-selling records and a television variety show in her name.  After 50 plus years since her passing, Garland continues to capture new fans and remains one of the most beloved cultural icons of all time.

The exhibit will be situated on the 3rd Floor in the President’s Tea Room. Most of the costumes and memorabilia have never been seen by the public, and they include highlights spanning from her most beloved role as Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz, to what many historians consider her pinnacle performance in A Star Is Born.

This is a rare opportunity to see a true tribute to one of the greatest stars that ever lived.  The last exhibit of this kind was at the Lincoln Center Library, 30 years ago, on the occasion of what would have been Garland’s 70th birthday.

The exhibit will be open June 11 – June 12, 10.00 am – 1.00 pm.  Please contact Hailey Simmons (323-931-1277 ext. 159) for more information.  (Members will be sent updates as they become available.)