Make an exhibition of yourself - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
make an exhibition of yourself
make an exhibition of (oneself)
To do something that makes one the center of attention, and perhaps makes one look foolish. Please try not to make an exhibition of yourself at the gala. Just read your prepared lines. Vicky is always making an exhibition of herself in the cafeteria by singing along to whatever is playing in her headphones.
make an exhibition of yourself behave in a very foolish or ill-judged way in public.
make an exhiˈbition of yourself (disapproving) behave in a stupid or an embarrassing way that makes people notice you: She got angry and made a real exhibition of herself at the party.