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These programs are presented in collaboration with partner organizations.

Upcoming Programs

POSTPONED: Lecture/Show and Tell: 18th-19th Century Turkish Rugs and Their Relationship to the ‘Transylvanian’ Group

Sunday, March 26, 2017 - 2:00pm

This program has been postponed until further notice.

Lecture: The Mysterious Disappearance of Jim Thompson, “The Silk King of Thailand”

Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 6:30pm

Join Dr. Llewellyn Toulmin, the co-founder of Missing Aircraft Search Team, as he analyzes the fifty-year-old mystery of the disappearance of Jim Thompson, who revitalized the Thai silk industry. Co-sponsored with the International Spy Museum.

Community Discussion: Memories of Ebony Fashion Fair in D.C.

Saturday, April 29, 2017 - 2:00pm

Audrey Smaltz, commentator for Ebony Fashion Fair from 1970-1977, will share the stories, styles, and impact of the shows on D.C.’s fashion identity.

Conversation: Ebony Fashion Fair and the European Connection

Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 6:00pm

Hear fashion consultant Shayla Simpson, a former Ebony Fashion Fair model, commentator, and buyer, as she discusses what it was like to work and travel with Eunice Johnson to the couture design houses in Europe.