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

November 07, 2015 to January 24, 2016

The exhibition was organized by the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.


High Style traces the evolution of fashion from 1900 through 1980 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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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.

A.M. Baby Tour: So Shiny

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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 23, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Connect: Fashion


January 27, 7 p.m.

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Image: Charles James (American, born Great Britain, 1906–1978), "Tree" Evening Dress, 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) Image © The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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