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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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Feature Events


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Friday, April 17,
7–11 PM


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Thursday, May 7,
10 AM–8 PM

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Member Trip: Chicago Styled

Friday, April 17 | 8:30 AM

Open Studio: Fabric FUNdamentals

Friday, April 17 | 10 AM

MAM After Dark

Friday, April 17 | 7 PM

Open Studio: Fabric FUNdamentals

Saturday, April 18 | 10 AM

Story Time in the Galleries

Saturday, April 18 | 10:30 AM


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