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Cincinnati Art Museum Our #photography feature in Gallery 212, entitled "Unknown Elements", Now - Nov. 8, invites guests to submit stories about the images within the gallery. Submit a short story and you may see it here throughout the month of October! Our second response piece this month, by Hilary Copsey, was inspired by an image by an Unidentified Artist entitled [The Company Minus One], Early 20th century, ink on gelatin silver print, Gift of Peter J. Cohen 14/15.80:3. 3 hour ago via Facebook


High Style: Twentieth-Century Masterworks from the Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection

November 07, 2015 to January 24, 2016

High Style traces the evolution of fashion from 1910 through1980 with garments and accessories by the most influential European and American designers of the 20th century, including Schiaparelli, Chanel, Dior, Givenchy, Norell, Scaasi, and Charles James, among others.


Free admission.


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Related Programming + Events

November 8, 2 p.m.

Lecture: Homer Layne - "Charles James: From the Perspective of a Protégé"


November 14, 2 p.m.

InDepth Gallery Talk with Cynthia Amnéus, Chief Curator and Curator of Fashion Arts and Textiles


November 25, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Wee Wednesday: Play Dress Up


December 6, 2p.m.

Lecture: Behind the Seams, Jan Reeder, consulting curator, Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection


December 18, 11 a.m. & 2 p.m.

Baby Tours: So Shiny


December 19, 11 a.m.

American Sign Language Tour


December 19, 1 – 3 p.m.

Art in the Making: Pattern Making


December 20, 1 – 3 p.m.

Creative Encounters: Fashion


January 2, 12 – 4 p.m.

Family First Saturday: So Stylish


January 20, 4 – 7 p.m.

Evenings for Educators: High Style: Fashion in the Classroom


January 20, 7 p.m.

Art and… Lecture


January 23, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Connect: Fashion



Image: Charles James (American, born Great Britain, 1906-1978), Tree ball gown, 1955, Dark pink silk taffeta and red, pink, and white nylon tulle, Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Mrs. Douglas Fairbanks Jr., 1981, (2009.300.991)

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