Last March as a tie-in to our Up Cloche exhibit we put on an event called Dress Like a Flapper. We used instructions created by Mary Brooks Picken, Director of Instruction at the the Woman’s Institute of Domestic Arts and Science, to make a dress in under one hour in front of a live audience. The event […]
The Up Cloche exhibition has been up since January and, in addition to many amazing hats, contains a few dresses from our collection. Recently, we became concerned about the condition of one. The dress is heavily decorated with beads and rhinestones, all on a base of 100-year-old silk charmeuse. Originally, the exhibition was supposed to […]
Great news everyone! Up Cloche has been extended through October 31st 2016! More information on the exhibit and related events can be found on the MSU Museum website here.