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Fall Lecture Series: 18th & 19th-Century American Fashions at Genesee Country Village and Museum

  • September 27, 2023 8:33 PM
    Message # 13260094

    Join us for our Fall Lecture Series!

    Genesee Country Village & Museum is excited to announce our Fall 2023 Lecture Series: “18th & 19th-Century American Fashions.” This day of lectures features four exciting presenters, including keynote speaker Susan W. Greene. Access to all four fashion and textile-related lectures is included in the price of admission, along with a prepared boxed lunch (hot and cold selections available) of your choice. A continental breakfast of coffee, tea, orange juice, water, and pastries will be present upon arrival. 

    At the end of the day (from 3 – 4 p.m.), guests will have the opportunity to enjoy staff-led explorations behind the scenes in either the John L. Wehle Gallery vaults which house the Bruce & Susan Greene Costume Collection.

    Topics and Presenters: 

    • “Redeeming the Irredeemable: The Diabolical Striped Garment” with Brandon W. Brooks (Curator of the John L. Wehle Gallery at GCV&M)

    • “A Survey of Dress – A Careful and Complete Look at Extant 18th-Century Woodland Clothing” with Michael Galban (Historic Site Manager of Ganondagan State Historic Site and the curator of the Seneca Art & Culture Center)

    • “A Story in the Threads: The Clothing of Enslaved Women in the Antebellum South” with Cheyney McKnight (DiMenna Children’s History Museum Historical Interpreter and founder of Not Your Momma's History

    • Keynote: “1840’s: Fabric Rush” with Susan W. Greene (Author, Collector, Lecturer, Weaver, Historian)

    Learn more and reserve your spot (in-person and virtual access tickets available!): https://www.gcv.org/event/fall-lecture-series-opening-our-closets-18th-19th-century-fashions/


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