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■The collections are comprised of some 20,000 artifacts including 19th and 20th century garments and accessories, flat textiles, and non-Western dress with special interests in Central Asia, India, China and Japan.
■Special collections include designer dresses from Calvin Klein, Arnold Scaasi, James Galanos, Carolina Herrera and Mr. Blackwell, self-proclaimed arbiter of fashion and author of the annual Worst-Dressed List.
■ Located in the University Center for the Arts (UCA), the Avenir Museum public spaces presently includes a gallery with an established schedule of exhibits. Lectures are held in conjunction with each exhibit. Significantly expanded exhibition galleries and collections care areas, in a new building adjacent to the UCA, will open in early 2016.
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When we arrived a professor welcomed us with an informative introduction to the collection and left us on our own to explore the two current exhibits - a history of orange in fashion, and a... more »
There are three small galleries. They seem to always have wonderful shows. If you want to go remember they are only open Monday- Friday. more »
I found the place to be super interesting and love seeing the variety of temporary displays and all the stuff behind them. This is a good place to go if you just want a simple self tour or to take a peek at some inspirational garments.
The pieces they have on display are all gorgeous and the exhibit is well-curated, but it's on the smaller side. Still worth the trip and educational.
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