For this year’s reunion weekend, we will host a new exhibition:

Fashion and Fashion Plates: An Exhibition of Selected Garments (dating from 1836-1956) Donated to the Vassar College Costume Collection

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This will be on view in the Faculty Commons of Main Building, June 12-15 (specific hours are listed below). This show is free and open to the public.

The exhibition will feature a dozen historic garments accompanied by copies of fashion plates from the individual time periods.  Images from several nineteenth and early twentieth century fashion periodicals are represented including Lady’s MagazineThe Delineator and Costumes Parisiens.  The garments displayed will cover a span of more than one hundred years.

Fashion and Fashion Plates will be on view Thursday, June 12, 1-4 pm; Friday, June 13 and Saturday, June 14, 11 am-4 pm; and on Sunday, June 15, 11 am-2 pm.