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Inspiring Beauty: 50 Years of Ebony Fashion Fair

May 20 2016

|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until Aug 14 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.

 

 

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Bellevue Arts Museum
Phone:
425.519.0770
Email:
emilies@bellevuearts.org
Website:
http://www.bellevuearts.org/

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Bellevue Arts Museum
510 Bellevue Way NE
Bellevue, WA 98004 United States
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Phone:
425.519.0770
Website:
http://www.bellevuearts.org/