Rare Marilyn Monroe Photos Show A Different Side To The Bombshell

Quick: What's the first image that pops into your mind when you think of Marilyn Monroe? Chances are, it's her legendary white halter dress or one of her red-lipped, dreamy-eyed close-ups. We're used to seeing the icon in her de rigueur bombshell role, but a new exhibit is now giving us a glimpse of a different side to Monroe.

Limited Runs is hosting a traveling pop-up exhibit of rare — and even never-before-seen! — photos of the actress. The show kicks off in Los Angeles today and will run through Saturday, August 1, at Strauss Studio. Next up will be San Francisco, Las Vegas, Chicago, and NYC.

The stunning photos offer an insider's peek at Monroe's lighthearted side. Goofy faces? Check. Behind-the-scenes shots from her most famous movie? Check. Click through to see the images — and get pinning, stat.