2011 Exhibition

publicity image for Fashioning an Education exhibition

“Fashioning an Education:  150 Years of Vassar Students and What They Wore”
May 16-June 12 at the Palmer Gallery, Vassar College (Poughkeepsie, NY)

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To celebrate the college’s 150th anniversary, the Vassar College Costume Collection will share student research about the complex role that education has played to influence fashion. This exhibition will showcase student clothing from the 1860’s to 1950’s and photographs of student styles from the 1960’s to today.

opening on Monday, May 16, with a reception from 4-6pm

from May 19 – June 12, open Thursday, Friday, and Saturday from 1-4pm

additional times:
Tuesday, May 17 and Wednesday, May 18 from 1-4pm
Sunday, May 22 from 12-3pm
Sunday, June 12 from 11-2pm
as well as by appointment by calling (845) 437-5250

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