First-ever Ruth Bader Ginsburg museum exhibition opens in LA
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The first-ever museum exhibition focused on Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will open this Friday in Los Angeles.

“Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg,” hosted at the Skirball Cultural Center, was co-organized by the creators of the meme comparing the Supreme Court Justice to the legendary rapper Biggie Smalls, according to the Los Angeles Times.

The exhibit will feature documents, photographs, home movies, art and other items honoring Ginsburg on the 25th anniversary of her appointment to the Supreme Court.


The exhibit is organized using Notorious B.I.G. lyrics like “I got a story to tell” and “Stereotypes of a lady misunderstood,” according to the Times.

It also features a number of interactive highlights for visitors, including a recreation of Ginsburg’s childhood living room.

Ginsburg, long a feminist icon, has had a renewed spot in pop culture in recent years. A documentary, “RBG,” was released earlier this year, and the biopic “On The Basis of Sex” will be released this Christmas.

Skirball associate curator Cate Thurston told the Times that focusing an exhibition on Ginsburg felt particularly timely and important in the Trump era.

“When we pitched this in 2016, it was a celebration of a feminist jurist who really embraces our core values,” she said. “And I think it is still all those things, but there’s an urgency now to her message, and the message of the exhibition, which is ‘work hard, stay the course, things will be difficult, but that doesn’t mean they’re hopeless.’ ”