Exhibits!

“HAWAII’S ALFRED SHAHEEN: FABRIC TO FASHION”
Through August 8
The San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles [San Jose,CA]

Pua Alii Dress

This is a retrospective of Hawaiian textiles and aloha wear manufactured by Alfred Shaheen on the island of Oahu over a 40-year period featuring 100+ objects. Stunning yardage representing the textile designs Shaheen produced, and key examples of the garments that visually conjure Hawaii’s complex cultural history will fill all three Museum galleries. In addition to textiles, the exhibit will showcase archival photos and ads that illuminate how the textiles and garments were designed, manufactured and marketed.

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“SKETCH TO SCREEN: THE ART OF HOLLYWOOD COSTUME DESIGN”
Through August 15
The Oklahoma Museum of Art [Oklahoma City, OK]

This exhibit highlights the artistic contribution of the costume designer to the American motion picture industry and features 60+ original garments, accessories, sketches and photographs from the silent era to the present.

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“TYING THE KNOT– NEW CASTLE NUPTIALS SINCE 1784”
Through August 30
The Amstel House and Old Library Museum [New Castle, DE]

This exhibit features 15 wedding dresses and wedding accessories dating from 1784 to 1935.

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*Thank you to the Costume Society of America and the James A. Michener Art Museum for this information.

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