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

Moderated by Audrey Smaltz, Ebony Fashion Fair commentator (1970–77)

Meet Audrey Smaltz, CEO of Ground Crew, a professional backstage management company for fashion shows. Smaltz was a commentator for the Ebony Fashion Fair from 1970–1977 and will share the stories, styles, and impact of the shows on D.C.’s fashion identity. Audience members will be invited to share their own memories of the show. Light refreshments to follow. 

This program relates to the exhibition Inspiring Beauty: 50 Years of Ebony Fashion Fair and is a collaboration with the Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum. Free, but registration is required. Register online or call 202-994-7394. 

Library Special Hours

The museum's Arthur D. Jenkins Library will be open for special hours from noon to 5 p.m. No appointment is needed.