The Rolling Stones | UNZIPPED

The Rolling Stones | UNZIPPED delivered by DHL, is the first international exhibition by and about the world-famous rock band. Following engagements in London, the US, Australia and Asia, the show toured Europe in revamped form in 2020.

The Rolling Stones | UNZIPPED

The exhibition features hundreds of original Stones artifacts and memorabilia, offering the most extensive and immersive insight into the band’s nearly 60-year journey.

London/Rolling Stones Exhibitionism

I had the chance to see their comprehensive Exhibitionism show at London, UK’s Saatchi Gallery back in 2016, and was thrilled to get a close and personal look at one of music history’s most iconic, enduring bands.

The Rolling Stones | UNZIPPED

Opening on November 30, 2021, THEMUSEUM, Kitchener, Ontario’s experiential museum, will become home to the Canadian premiere of an exhibition that offers a rare, immersive glimpse into the lives of the Rolling Stones and their nearly sixty-year journey.

This week, THEMUSEUM started ticket sales (prices from $29.99 for adults, $24.99 for post-secondary students, $19.99 for children ages 14 and under). “Best value” days, family passes and group discounts also available.

The Rolling Stones

Tickets can be purchased online and in person at THEMUSEUM (see below for more info).

The Rolling Stones | UNZIPPED

With 10,000 square feet of one-of-a-kind artefacts, UNZIPPED will take visitors backstage into the lives of the world’s greatest rock band. The exclusive Canadian engagement of UNZIPPED will boast over 300 original objects from the Stones’ personal collection, including:

– Original works on display from an array of artists including Andy Warhol, Alexander McQueen, Prada, Dior, Martin Scorsese
– A replica of the Stones’ recording studio
– An immersive realistic reconstruction of their Chelsea flat ‘Edith Grove’
– Instruments and stage designs
– Rare audio fragments
– Video footage
– Personal diaries
– Iconic costumes
– Posters and album covers
– Mind-blowing 3-D Stones concert experience delivered in multi-dimensional Dolby Atmos Sound, facilitated by PMC (the Professional Motor Company)

The Rolling Stones | UNZIPPED

Together with instruments and stage designs, the exhibition includes rare audio fragments, video footage, personal diaries, iconic costumes, posters and album covers.

Rolling Stones | UNZIPPED

“This exhibition is world-class and will bring tens of thousands of people to our community, putting the Waterloo Region on a much larger cultural map,” said David Marskell, CEO of THEMUSEUM. “This community is so deserving of an immersive experience of this caliber and we’re looking forward to partnering and collaborating with local businesses to bring it to life — making our Region a cultural destination for many.”

The Rolling Stones | UNZIPPED

Visit the The Rolling Stones | UNZIPPED delivered by DHL online for details and to purchase tickets. The Rolling Stones | UNZIPPED delivered by DHL, runs through to February 27, 2022.

Although this post originally went live in November, 2020, the museum has delayed the exhibit’s opening (new dates above) to prepare the venue and visitors with updated COVID-19 safety protocols in place.

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