Walt Disney Movie Jewelry Exhibit Opens at Bowers Museum in California

All That Glitters: The Crown Jewels of the Walt Disney Archive

“All That Glitters: The Crown Jewels of the Walt Disney Archives” opens today, December 12, 2021, at the Bowers Museum in Santa Ana, CA.

The exhibition will let visitors see the jewelry and accessories from Titanic, The Princess Diaries and some of their favorite Disney and 20th Century Studios films in a way that they have never been able to before.

All That Glitters’ three main sections each explore different facets of how jewelry is used to tell stories:

  • “Jewelry Informs Character” explains what wearable accessories tell viewers about characters.
  • “Feature Vault” offers a look at the most prized jewelry and accessories inside the Walt Disney Archives.
  • “Reflections on Reality” includes displays that tie earrings, cuff links, rings, tie pins, and more back to the Disney films and parks that they originated from.

Visitors will recognize iconic pieces from classics such as a rare merchandise locket from the 1960 film “Pollyanna,” the stunning “Heart of the Ocean” necklace from James Cameron’s “Titanic” (1997), and Anne Hathaway’s crowns and tiaras from “The Princess Diaries” movies (2001 and 2004).

Never-before-displayed costumes and jewelry pieces will be shows, including Mulan’s matchmaking outfit from Disney’s 2020 live-action film, and the Genie’s lamp from “Aladdin.”

“All That Glitters: The Crown Jewels of the Walt Disney Archives” runs through June 19, 2022.

Tickets are $25 for adults; $22 for students (12+) and Seniors (62+); and $10 for children (age 3-11), and include a general admission ticket to all exhibits in the museum, as well as access to “All That Glitters: The Crown Jewels of the Walt Disney Archives.”

D23 Gold Club Members get a $5 off an adult ticket.

For more information, or to purchase tickets, visit Bowers.org.

D23 has look at the items on display at its Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/p/CXRmBa3vS2Y/ (sorry they wouldn’t let us embed the link).