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Inspiring Beauty: 50 Years of Ebony Fashion Fair

February 5, 2015–May 3, 2015

Inspiring Beauty showcases nearly one hundred objects, including stunning gowns and ensembles by haute couture designers such as Yves St. Laurent, Pierre Cardin, and Patrick Kelly, as it explores the fifty-year history of the pioneering charity fashion fair. The traveling fair and its director-producer, Eunice W. Johnson, helped redefine the concepts of beauty, style, and empowerment for African Americans.

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Thumb: People in the galleryFree First Thursday
Thursday, April 2,
10 AM–8 PM


Thumb: Yoga poseYoga @ the Museum
Saturday, April 11,
8:15–9:30 AM

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Open Studio: All About Design

Tuesday, March 31 | 10 AM

Open Studio: Fabric FUNdamentals

Wednesday, April 1 | 10 AM

Open Studio: Fabric FUNdamentals

Thursday, April 2 | 10 AM

Free First Thursday

Thursday, April 2 | 10 AM

Film: The Royal Road

Thursday, April 2 | 7 PM


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