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Joint Event with the Wellesley Alumnae of African Descent 
"Inspiring Beauty: 50 Years of Ebony Fashion Flair"
Thursday, April 13 @ 4 pm at the GWU Textile Museum

 

This exhibit centers on an event that helped define ideas of beauty and empowerment for African Americans for half a century. This exhibition of stunning ensembles by leading designers tells the story of the fair's creator, Eunice W Johnson, who overcame racial prejudice to bring global fashion to African-American audiences. This show was developed by the Chicago History Museum in cooperation with the Johnson Publishing Company.

 

DetailsThe tour size is limited.  Friends of Art (FOA) and Wellesley Alumnae of African Descent (WAAD) members will be given priority through April 6. 

Event costs: Recent Grads (2012-2016) $10; FOA and WAAD members $20; Guests $30 (space available).

Registering for the Event: Checks should be made out to Wellesley Friends of Art and may be sent to Kristin Thompson, at 5149 MacArthur Blvd, NW, Washington DC 20016. Please include your phone number, class and email address. And please indicate if you're a member of one or both of the two sponsoring groups.

Questions? Please contact Kristin Thompson, kdtrcg@gmail.com