If the Barbie movie struck a chord with you, rejoice! This summer, you can celebrate the doll that started it all at TELUS Spark’s new ‘Cultural Icon’ exhibition.

Featuring interviews, vintage dolls and photo ops, Spark’s new Barbie exhibit will examine how pop culture and fashion trends shaped the international phenomenon in the 64 years since Mattel launched the brand.

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“A role model, a muse, a best friend – Barbie means something to everyone,” they wrote on their social media.

“Just as fans have been influenced by Barbie, she’s been influenced by them – their loves, their trends, their cultural touchstones. Join us on this exhibition of a six-decade evolution, and the making of a global icon.”

Want to check it out? Barbie: A Cultural Icon at TELUS Spark will run from August 5th until September 10th and is included in your general admission.

It’s going to be incredible, Calgary – so don’t miss it. We know we won’t!


When: Tuesday, August 5th until September 10th, 2023
Where: 220 Saint George’s Drive Northeast, Calgary
Cost: $26