Barbie: A Cultural Icon At Spark

Barbie: A Cultural Icon takes guests from 1959 to present day; examining how pop culture and fashion trends have shaped this global phenomenon. This exhibition celebrates Barbie as a reflection of culture, with exclusive interviews and an up-close look at vintage dolls, career representation, and fashion trends from each era. Today, Barbie is the most diverse doll line in the world, inspiring girls to imagine everything they can become. 

A role model, a muse, a best friends – Barbie means something to everyone. Just as fans have been influenced by Barbie, she’s been influenced by them – their loves, their trends, their cultural touchstones. Join Spark on this exhibition of a six-decade evolution, and the making of a global icon. 

Barbie: A Cultural Icon is at TELUS Spark Science Centre from August 5-September 10, and is included in General Admission or with a Spark Membership. 

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