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Behind the Seams: The Miracle of American Fashion

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Get a peek into MOHAI’s textile collection and view treasures rarely seen. After WWII the American ready-to-wear industry boomed, churning out everything from the couture-like artistry of Norman Norrell, to the affordable simplicity of Claire McCardell, to the casual practicality of local companies like Foster-Hochberg. These intimate one-hour session, led by MOHAI’s Costume and Textile Specialist, allow viewers to discover garments in detail and hear the stories that make them special.

Location: Norcliffe Conference Room

Cost: $10 for MOHAI members / $15 students / $25 general public; includes museum admission

JOIN US ON AUGUST 21

Attend Not Your Princess to meet contemporary artists and scholars who resist colonial narratives, shatter stereotypes, and celebrate Native culture.

This free program is part of the Beyond the Frame, a community wide-initiative revisiting the photographs of Edward Curtis and Native American identity, race and resilience, and art and culture. Complimentary childcare provided with registration.

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