Gallery Talk – Fashion During the Jazz Age: Exploring the “Africana Craze”
August 3 - 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Presenter: Dr. Susan Hannel, Associate Professor, URI TMD
Cost: $5/person; Free for SCM members
African Art and the natural world of the African Continent, together with Jazz music, influenced fashion in fascinating ways between the two world wars. We will see how African animal fur and prints replicating for patterns were used for exotic garments.