Barbie™ Does Palm Springs Online Auction Now Live




The one-of-kind PS…I Love You Barbie® and Ken® dolls designed and donated by Mattel Principal Designer Jim Holmes are just one of the items up for auction in conjunction with Barbie Does Palm Springs at

PALM SPRINGS – The online auction being held in conjunction with the photography show Barbie™ Does Palm Springs at Savage Gallery, 870 Research Drive, Palm Springs, that will run from October 20 to 31, 2012, is now live.

The auction features several one-of-a-kind items, including the “PS…I Love You Barbie® and Ken®” Dolls, designed and donated by Palm Spring resident and Mattel Designer Jim Holmes, especially for this show, along with three single-edition photographs by Henke featuring PS…I Love You Barbie® and Ken® at iconic Palm Springs settings. Online charity auction site,, opened the online auction yesterday, October 10th, and bidding will continue through the show ending on October 31st. To place bids on any of these items or for more information about the auction, go to

Barbie™ Does Palm Springs features 40 limited-edition prints of Barbie® (and Ken®) dolls at Palm Springs locations by local photographer Steven Henke, and will open with an Opening Night Reception on Saturday, October 20, from 7-10 PM, where 100% of all proceeds will go to benefit The LGBT Community Center of the Desert. The public is cordially invited to attend.

For further information about the show, go

About The Center: The mission of The LGBT Community Center of the Desert is to enrich the lives of the LGBT community.  A thriving, community-based organization, the Center provides a safe and supportive environment for members to enjoy health, wellness, educational and social programs, where people of all ages and backgrounds are welcome.  The Center advances its mission through senior programming, a clinical counseling and internship program, a weekly food bank, youth suicide prevention and support, extensive social and recreational offerings, a David Bohnett cyber center, a growing volunteer program and periodic special events in the community. For more information, go to,, or like us on Facebook

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