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Symposium on Historical Dress: Collections, Collectors and Collaborations

Symposium on Historical Dress: Collections, Collectors and Collaborations

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Join us November 14-16, 2024 as we celebrate the connections between collections of historical clothing, their collectors, and the studies made possible through the preservation and care of dress and related artifacts. * In-Person and Virtual registration available.
The Symposium will celebrate several Colonial Williamsburg milestones, including:
– The opening of the Mary Turner and Clinton R. Gilliland Gallery at the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg and the inaugural exhibit, Elegance, Taste & Style: – – The Mary D. Doering Fashion Collection (winter 2023)
– 90 years of historical dress and costumed interpretation at Colonial Williamsburg (1934)
– 70 years of the Margaret Hunter Shop, which was the first curated exhibit of clothing and accessories at Colonial Williamsburg (1954)
– And 40 years of mantua-making in the Dept. of Historic Trades (1984)

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2024-11-14 @ 09:00 AM (EDT) to
2024-11-16 @ 05:00 PM (EDT)
 

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