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Inspiring Beauty: 50 Years of Ebony Fashion Fair
May 20 2016
The Bellevue Arts Museum presents the first-ever exhibition on the Ebony Fashion Fair. Inspiring Beauty explores the 50-year history of the fashion spectacle that redefined concepts of beauty, style, and empowerment for African Americans. Eunice W. Johnson, the fair’s pioneering director, is also profiled alongside the fashion she championed.
The exhibition runs Friday, May 20–Sunday, August 14 during Bellevue Art Museum’s regular operating hours. See website for details.
Art credit: Tilmann Grawe (France), Cocktail dress, special order, fall/winter 2003-04, Silk chiné taffeta, horn, plastic and glass beads, horsehair tubing, plastic boning. Photo: Johnson Publishing Company, LLC.