Watching Oprah: The Oprah Winfrey Show and American Culture

June 8, 2018 – June 2, 2019

This exhibition explores the era that shaped Oprah Winfrey’s life and early career in TV, her talk show that dominated daytime TV for 25 years, and the ways in which she has influenced American popular culture. It features original artifacts from Harpo Studios in Chicago and from Smithsonian collections as well as video clips, interactives, and photographs.

Red suit worn by Oprah Winfrey during the car giveaway on The Oprah Winfrey Show, 2004