These programs are presented in collaboration with partner organizations.
POSTPONED: Lecture/Show and Tell: 18th-19th Century Turkish Rugs and Their Relationship to the ‘Transylvanian’ Group
This program has been postponed until further notice.
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.
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.
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.