Exhibition Opening Party: A State of Fashion
|Date:||June 17, 2017|
|Time:||2:00 PM - 5:00 PM|
Location: Museum of Wisconsin Art, 205 Veterans Avenue, West Bend, Wisconsin
Summer 2017 is fashion season at the Museum of Wisconsin Art in West Bend. The museum will feature four sartorial-themed exhibitions, viewing the world of fashion from a variety of perspectives. From a broad survey of modern fashion to the cutting-edge work of regional contemporary designers, MOWA will offer an inclusive look beyond the runway and the magazines into the spirit of fashion in American society.
The opening party is your chance to meet the artists and curators while enjoying fashion-themed music by DJ Michael Weiss, light snacks, and a cash bar. Bring friends and family along for this must-see fashionable summer event.
Free admission with MOWA Membership
Learn more at www.wisconsinart.org
Contemporary Threads: Wisconsin Fashion June 3–August 20, 2017
Jaw-dropping, gorgeous designs of nine contemporary designers, changing the fashion status quo, will make a statement in MOWA’s State Gallery. For more information
Florence Eiseman: Designing Childhood for the American Century June 11–September 17, 2017
Florence Eiseman (1899–1988) was one of Milwaukee’s most notable and creative visionaries. In 1945, she launched what would become the leading high-end children’s clothing line in the United States and was instrumental in fashioning the standard look for the Post-War American child. For more information.
The Roddis Collection: American Style and Spirit June 11–September 17, 2017
See more than 100 years of fashion unveiled through twenty-six unique garments dating from 1880 to 1991. From stunning haute couture evening gowns to everyday wear, this amazing collection of women’s clothing was purchased and worn by six generations of the Roddis family of Marshfield, Wisconsin. It is both a time capsule of American fashion and a remarkable story about individual expression and taste set against a backdrop of small town Wisconsin. For more information.
Daniel Arnold: A Paparazzo for Strangers June 11–September 17, 2017
Daniel Arnold prowls the streets of New York City, snapping image after image before scurrying on in search of his next subject-in his own words, “a paparazzo for strangers.” He pays incessant attention to what’s going on around him, feeling an “active participant in a community, having flirty conversations with people.” For more information.