The Denver Art Museum is collecting memories and notes about Carrie Fisher following news of the actress’s death Tuesday.
As part of the “Star Wars and the Power of Costume” exhibition, the museum is currently showing some of the clothes Fisher wore while playing Princess Leia. A memorial space was set up Tuesday outside of the exhibit.
“We have been selling out consistently during the holidays, and we were already sold out for today before the news broke. We can expect fans will be making their way to the museum in the coming weeks to pay homage to the iconic and prolific actress,” said Elle Welch, museum spokeswoman.
Wings over the Rockies will hold its own vigil for Fisher from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, with the X-wing front and center for those who wish to pay their respects that way.
Fisher died Tuesday after suffering a massive heart attack last week. The actress, author and champion of mental health awareness was 60.
Tickets to the Denver Art Museum’s “Star Wars” exhibit were sold out Wednesday, Thursday and most of Friday ahead of news of Fisher’s death, a museum spokeswoman said. The exhibit opened in November and runs through April 2.
Fisher was scheduled to visit Denver this summer for the 2016 Comic Con, but she canceled her appearance before the event. In 2001, Fisher and her mother, actress Debbie Reynolds, spoke at the Hyatt Regency Denver at Volunteers of America’s spring luncheon fundraiser.