Film: "Versailles ’73: American Runway Revolution"

In 1973, American fashion designers Anne Klein, Bill Blass, and others pit their ready-to-wear clothing lines against the lions of French haute couture in a historic runway rumble. Stop by the galleries after the film to see the exhibition Inspiring Beauty: 50 Years of Ebony Fashion Fair(Deborah Riley Draper, 2013, 91 minutes.) 

This program is part of the museum's weekly Textiles at Twelve series, which explores the textile arts and global cultures through films, lectures, gallery talks, and more. Free, no reservations required.