Historic Costume Gallery
Historic Costume Gallery,
Stephens College 6 N. College Ave.
(mezzanine floor of Lela Raney Wood Hall)
Noon – 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday,
5:30 – 8:30 p.m. on Thursday
(or by appointment)
Admission is free. For more information, contact Jennifer Cole, curatorial assistant, at (573) 876-7220.
Exhibit Dates: Sept. 12-Dec. 15, 2013
Exhibit Grand Opening: Sept. 12, 2013, 4:30-7 p.m.
It originated as a style used by independent thinkers to challenge the status quo, but over time, Bohemian influence crept into fashions worn by social outcast and socialite alike. In the exhibit “Bohemian Rhapsody,” this evolution is explored. The collection will feature many colorful paisley and floral prints, many from the 1920s and 1970s, as well as pieces depicting Gypsy, Asian and Medieval influences.