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Glamour: Costumes and Images from the Collection of Mary Strauss

Glamour: Costumes and Images from the Collection of Mary Strauss

Presented by Sheldon Art Galleries
With support from the Regional Arts Commission.
Visual Arts
General Audiences

This exhibit will give the visitor a glimpse into the magical world of film and theatre glamour through the decades - captivating the viewer with dresses and artifacts that reflect a larger-than-life magical world. The exhibit features costumes worn by Norma Shearer (Marie Antoinette, 1938); Elizabeth Taylor (Cleopatra, 1963; A Little Night Music, 1977; and Poker Alice 1987); Susan Hayward (With a Song in my Heart, 1952), two Bob Mackie runway gowns from the designer’s personal collection; Whitney Houston (in concert); Joan Collins (Dynasty), and many others. Two special loans: a dress designed by Valentina for Katherine Hepburn from the Kent State University collection, and a dress designed by Edith Head from the collection of Paramount Pictures are also included.

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This event is free and open to the public.

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Sheldon Art Galleries
3648 Washington Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63108

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