August Schedule of Events

Friday, August 16
6:00–11:00 p.m.

$10 public (some exhibitions require an additional $10 ticket)
$5 student (with valid ID)
FREE for DMA Members
FREE for children 11 and under

Explore ways the worlds of fashion and art have inspired and influenced each other over the centuries through music, talks, and art activities. 
 
Program Highlights:
 
Late Night Talk: Dior: From Paris to the World
7:00 p.m.
DMA decorative arts curator Sarah Schleuning will share highlights from her new exhibition Dior: From Paris to the World and discuss how the House of Dior has looked to art for inspiration over the last 70 years.
 
Creativity Challenge
7:30 p.m.
Get ready to walk the runway in a fast-paced making challenge just for families! Use everyday art supplies like paper, tape, foil, and more to create wearable fashion. Team sign-up will begin at 7:15 p.m. on Level 3 near the Blue Elevators and is limited to the first 10 teams.
 
Late Night Film: Paris Couture (2016)
7:30 p.m.
This documentary explores the intertwined careers of the great couturiers, including Dior, Chanel, and Givenchy, who helped revive Parisian haute couture after the World War II. 
 
Live Podcast: The Golden Age of Haute Couture with "Dressed"
9:00 p.m.
When Dior unveiled his New Look in the late 1940s, he kicked off what would be known as a Golden Age of Couture. Join April Calahan and Cassidy Zachary from the podcast Dressed for a live episode about what made this era of fashion design so iconic and who the key players were.
 
 
Check back soon for a complete schedule of events.