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Olivia Rodrigo, Laverne Cox, Nicole Kidman & More Ooze Glamour At The Academy Museum Of Motion Pictures' Opening Gala: Photos

Sep. 28 2021, Published 11:21 a.m. ET

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The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures' opening gala was the place to be on September 25!

The Los Angeles museum, which pays tribute to actors, filmmaking and houses tons of movie memorabilia, held a soirée that was attended by the entertainment industry's best, all dressed to the nines.

See who came out for the bash below!

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Kaia Gerber & Jacob Elordi

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The model and her boyfriend of one year made their red carpet debut at the event. Gerber stunned in a sparkling and sleeveless gold Celine by Hedi Slimane dress, while the Kissing Booth actor rocked a Celine Homme tuxedo by Hedi Slimane.

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Lady Gaga

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The singer-actress made a fashion statement as usual in a floor-length velvet gown that she accentuated with a puffy light blue shawl.

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Billie Lourd

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The American Horror Story actress wore a vintage Giorgio Sant Angelo black dress by Cherie Balch.

"#parentsnightout means having a #halfadrink then getting #sotired you have to switch to good ol fashioned #cocacola cause you’re #sodamntired," the new mom quipped on Instagram of her night.

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Cher

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The legendary crooner debuted blonde locks and turned heads in animal-print pants and a black-and-white bold top with a similar blazer.

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Katy Perry & Orlando Bloom

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The "Teenage Dream" singer brought back her old hairstyle and paired it with a black leather Louis Vuitton midi dress. Her fiancé's suit was from the same designer.

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Regina King

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The Oscar winner swept her long hair to one side and struck a pose in a navy and black blazer and matching pants, both by Louis Vuitton.

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Tiffany Haddish

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The Girls Trip star's black one-shoulder top was adorned with an oversized flower, though she kept her bottom half simple with white pants.

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Halle Berry

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The actress, who attended the event with new boyfriend Van Hunt, showed off her legs in an Etro frock with puffy sleeves. After watching Lady Gaga perform that night, she joked on Instagram, "I wanna be Lady Gaga when I grow up."

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Tessa Thompson

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The Avengers star worked the camera in a cream feathery piece.

"Unforgettable evening," she declared on social media. "Grateful for all who made it possible."

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Laverne Cox

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The Orange Is the New Black star stole the scene in a custom gown by Johanna Johnson. Before attending the shindig, she posted a few photos on Instagram, captioning them, "I love a filter. I love photo shop and facetune. But girl with that magic hour lighting, no filter, no photo shop necessary."

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Jennifer Hudson

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The Respect lead turned heads in a shimmering navy blue Alexandre Vauthier dress that was embellished with tons of tassels.

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Olivia Rodrigo

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The "Good 4 U" singer bared some skin in a black Saint Laurent dress by Anthony Vaccarello.

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Anna Kendrick

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The Pitch Perfect alum, who attended the museum's original opening a few days prior alongside Tom Hanks, greeted fans in a black ballgown that had a sheer bodice.

"It is shiny and new and enormous, and it's crammed with about 125 years' worth of ideas and dreams and life-changing cinematic experiences," she said of the space. "Everybody who works in the movies wants to see this place."

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Kate Hudson

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The mom-of-three tucked her navy shirt into a black leather skirt, both by Louis Vuitton. "Beautiful night with friends celebrating the Academy Museum ✨ I’m so happy to be apart of this beautiful and wild world of cinema," she gushed.

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Gabrielle Union

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The actress' ensemble was actually a black bodysuit topped with a sheer Alexandre Vauthier cape dress. By her side that night was hubby Dwyane Wade.

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Issa Rae

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The Insecure lead matched her navy eyeshadow to her sparkling Alexandre Vauthier dress.

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Adriana Lima

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Dripping in gold! "Historic night for the Academy Motion Pictures @academymuseum," the model declared of the event, where she wore a Nicolas Jebran metallic gown that featured a thigh-high split.

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Nicole Kidman

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The Nine Perfect Strangers star wore a floral Rodarte gown and brought back her old curly hairstyle. The Emmy winner stated that "it was an honor to be included" in the night's festivities.

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Jenna Dewan

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Lovely in lace! "The magic of Hollywood was back last night…!" the Chanel-clad actress declared. "The new @academymuseum is absolutely stunning!"

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Selma Blair

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"Thank you to the @academymuseum for a night I’ll never forget and for creating an accessible and inclusive experience for all film lovers," said the actress, who donned a Rokh ensemble.

Blair sometimes uses a cane to walk due to symptoms from multiple sclerosis.

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Abigail Breslin

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The Scream Queens alum looked as classy as ever in a magenta caped frock.

"Had the best time at the opening of the Academy of Motion Pictures Museum opening, celebrating film and our crazy wonderful industry❤️," she shared via social media. "Thank you for having me and proud to be a member."

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