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Apr 22, 2016
Minnesota Historical Society pays tribute to Prince
St. Paul. Visitors are able to view the suit for free during normal museum hours.
"I just felt like we had to come here," said Dawn Sieber of Anoka. Sieber brought purple flowers to set beside the display.
Prince wore the iconic costume in his 1984 film Purple Rain. The display also includes a tambourine used by Prince in the movie.
"We made a request in 1986 because we had nothing in our collection to document Prince. Here was a major force in popular music from Minnesota that we didn't have represented in our collection," said Adam Scher, senior curator at the Minnesota Historical Society.
Besides the display, staff included a wall of remembrance. Under the words "I Remember Prince," visitors wrote about the Minnesota icon on Post-It notes.
"I wrote, "Awesome music" because I really like Prince's music," said Lauren Thamert, a sixth grader from Owatonna.
Many of the kids who were at the museum and who saw the display were not familiar with Prince's music. Mary Kay Storhaug of Andover took the time to teach her four children about Prince's legacy.
Gavin Walerius, a sixth grader from Owatonna, listened to Prince's music with his mother today saying, "My mom, she really liked him as a musician... I heard his music... today and it seems really cool."
Scher added, "It's very important for younger generations to understand their history and it's been great to be able to see people who grew up with Prince, who now have children, to be able to bring their kids here to learn more about ... (KARE)