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TRIAD CHAPTER - Docent-led tour of Inspiring Beauty: 50 Years of Ebony Fashion Fair
Saturday, January 6th

TRIAD CHAPTER - Docent-led tour of Inspiring Beauty: 50 Years of Ebony Fashion Fair
Docent-led tour of
Inspiring Beauty: 50 Years of Ebony Fashion Fair

Saturday, January 6, 2018
11:30 am - 4 pm
North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh
Group price for tickets - $14/per person to be paid the day of the event.
Dutch lunch at Iris (in the museum)


We hope Triad members will join us on a road trip to see Inspiring Beauty, a fashion exhibition at the North Carolina Museum of Art in Raleigh. A docent will lead us through the exhibit which explores the 50-year history of the Ebony Fashion Fair (1958-2009), an unparalleled charity fashion show event that redefined the concepts of beauty, style, and empowerment for African Americans.

The exhibition featuring 40 stunning ensembles (gowns, coats, suits), from designers such as Stephen Burrows, Pierre Cardin, Christian Dior, Givenchy, Patrick Kelly, Christian Lacroix, Yves Saint Laurent, Bob Mackie, Alexander McQueen, b. Michael, Missoni, Jean Patou, and Vivienne Westwood.

Following the tour, we will have lunch at Iris and peruse another exhibit before carpooling home. We will meet at 9:30 am and carpool to Raleigh.

The event is limited to 25 attendees. Please RSVP so that we can secure tickets and make carpool arrangements.

 

 

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