Historic Costume Gallery
Matilda Magnus Price Historic Fashion Collection
Location: Historic Costume Gallery, Stephens College campus, mezzanine floor of Lela Raney
Wood Hall, 6 N. College Ave.
Gallery hours: noon-3 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, 5:30-8:30 p.m. on Thursday, or by appointment. Special tours can be scheduled for groups of five or more.
Admission is free. For more information, contact Jennifer Cole, curatorial assistant, at (573) 876-7220.
Costume Museum & Research Library
Ladder of Success
Feb. 19-May 8, 2011
Opening reception: noon-3 p.m., Feb. 19
“Ladder of Success” shows how the rise of women in the workplace and the fashion that accompanied her success worked in tandem toward attaining a powerful presence there. The exhibit is the culmination of a year-long search for some of the best of career dressing for women from the early 1910s to today. Featured garments include those from the collections donated by Stephens alumna Patricia Barry, Jeannene Thompson Booher '56, former Stephens President Wendy B. Libby, Marianne Nestor (Mrs. Oleg Cassini), and other friends of Stephens College.
The Back-to-School Issue—A Collegiate Wardrobe
Sept. 25-Dec. 19, 2010
Opening reception: noon-3 p.m., Sept. 25
“The Back-to-School Issue—A Collegiate Wardrobe” is focused on the attire that young American women have worn to college throughout the decades. The exhibit will feature garments from the 1930s, 1950s, and 1970s as well as several oversized photos depicting collegiate women on campus.
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