Saturday, 14 May 2011

Fashioning An Education: 150 Years of Vassar Students and What They Wore

By now, you've probably read Maddie Davis's article "Curating the Vassar Look" in our Spring 2011 issue. Opening day for the exhibit, "Fashioning an Education," is here! Here is the info from the exhibit's blog:
May 16-June 12 at the Palmer Gallery, Vassar College (Poughkeepsie, NY) To celebrate the college’s 150th anniversary, the Vassar College Costume Collection will share student research about the complex role that education has played to influence fashion. This exhibition will showcase student clothing from the 1860′s to 1950′s and photographs of student styles from the 1960′s to today.
opening on Monday, May 16, with a reception from 4-6pm
from May 19 – June 12, open Thursday, Friday, and Saturday from 1-4pm
additional times:
Tuesday, May 17 and Wednesday, May 18 from 1-4pm
Sunday, May 22 from 12-3pm
Sunday, June 12 from 11-2pm
as well as by appointment by calling (845) 437-5250

Don't forget, the opening reception is this Monday, May 16, from 4-6 PM. Take a study break and look at some amazing examples of Vassar's history!

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