Hat Tea in the Windy City
Join MAA Sunday afternoon 1-4 pm June 2 in the Palm
Court at the Drake Hotel, as they present new
summer hats in straw, silk and linen, full of
flowers or simple and clear. Chicago, of
Costumers Annual Symposium
The 28th National Symposium will address the theme
"The Future of Dress: Education and Advocacy". A
rich and fascinating program of lectures and
activities. Chicago milliner Eia will be showing
some of her hats. At the Drake in Chicago, June
Hat & Art
This exhibition is the result of a special project
involving Dutch and international artists, hat
designers and jewellry designers, developing a
composite vision of modern beauty. On view in
Istanbul, June 13 to July 6, at the DiRiMART
Chapeau d'un jour
Once an every day accessory, today's hat is
particularly appreciated as a sign of distinction
related to special occasions: social events, rites
and festivities, advertising and marketing. In
Chazelles/Lyon from May 26 to September 29.
The Show: Fashion
Innovative and inspirational presentations from
postgraduate students of the School of Fashion and
Textiles. Public (June 12) and press (June 13)
catwalk shows in London, strictly by ticket
To celebrate 25 years of activity of one of
Britain's leading couturiers, a display of over
fifty stunning designs in the Dress Gallery. From
May 23 to November 17, in London.
Adrian: American Glamour
A retrospective comprising costumes and fashion,
sketches and photographs, to illustrate his work
both as a quintessentially American 20th century
designer and as Hollywood costumer. In New York
until August 18.
Treasures from the Royal Tombs of Ur
Over 400 Sumerian artifacts dating circa 2500 B.C.
from the Royal Cemetery at Ur, including Puabi's
elaborate headdress of gold. In Cambridge MA from
May 18 to Sept. 1.
Paris: Capital of the Arts 1900-1968
Designed to show the leading movements emerging in
Paris during the period, it focuses on four eras,
identified with four quarters of the city:
Montmartre, Montparnasss, St Germain, Latin. In
Bilbao May 28 to September 2.
The Magic of Lace
A selection of needle and bobbin laces, as well as
earlier techniques including cut and drawn work,
and significant examples of machine-made laces. In
Chicago until June 9, galleries 57-59.
New York: Capital of Photography
A chronicle of the changing face of NYC through the
20th century, interpreted by the photographers who
viewed the city as the capital of modern times. In
New York until September 2.
Featuring the museum's extensive collection of
women's and men's hats, in a setting focusing on
how local history and life styles relate to the
rest of the world. In Auburn, not far from Seattle,
WA, until June 16.
Artists of Br¸cke: Themes in German
MoMA's first exhibition created exclusively for the
Web, it showcases an exceptional collection of
German Expressionism. A number of themes include
representations of hats. On the Internet, your time
Stieglitz: Europe 1886-1894
Seventh in a series of online study tours, it is
part of an ambitious and innovative undertaking, a
multiyear project dedicated to the study of this
seminal American photographer. On the Internet,
your time and place.
Jacqueline Kennedy: The White House Years
The exhibition, shown last year at the Met in NY,
of 80 original outfits and accessories including
the famous pillbox she wore to the inauguration
ceremony, 40 years after she became First Lady. In
Washington, DC until September 30.
William Morris: Man Adorned
In this selection of 11 works from the 65
sculptures in the Man Adorned series, shields and
spears, earrings and beads, and shells and bones
adorn figures that evoke primitive cultures. In
Pittsburgh at the Museum of Art Theater until July
Fez: Inner City
Through a series of 11 video installations, the
authors guide the visitor on a journey from the
public to the private spaces of Fez. In Barcellona
until May 30.
In a spectacular range of 200 tiaras, dating 18th
century to the present, be dazzled by the finest
gemstones, celebrity and designer tiaras. Tiara
Ball March 29. Exhibition on view until July
Hidden Threads of Peru
A profound study of Q'ero textile traditions, the
exhibition offers the opportunity to view textiles
and photos illustrating the work of this isolated
community. Several related lectures. In Washington,
D.C. until August 18.
Goya: Images of Women
The first major exhibition dedicated to the
artist's representation of women. Drawn principally
from the Museo Nacional del Prado, the display
includes many works never exhibited in the US
before. In Washington, D.C. until June 2.
Tapestry in the Renaissance: Art and
Featuring 41 great tapestries of the century
1460-1560, preparatory drawings and documents from
33 collections in 12 countries, it is the first
major loan exhibition of tapestries in the USA in
25 years. In New York until June 19.
Baroque Painting in Genoa
The first major display in Britain of paintings
from 17th century Genoa, at the time one of the
richest cities of Northern Italy and venue of
flourishing arts. In London March 13 to June
The American Presidency: A Glorious Burden
A traveling version of the exhibition from the
Smithsonian Institute's National Museum of American
History that chronicles the lives of past
presidents. In Chicago until September 2.
Seeing Things: Photographing Objects
An exploration of photographic still life, it takes
in the full spectrum of documentary, fine art and
advertising, and includes works of many famous as
well as lesser known photographers of today. In
London until August 18.
Van Gogh Gauguin
An outstanding selection of works from both
artists, accompanied by their comments in letters
and correspondence. Until June 2 in Amsterdam.
Mario Testino: Portraits
Testino's portraits constitute an ultra-A-list in
our obsessively celebrity-conscious age: Diana,
Madonna, Naomi, Kate...This is the first museum
exhibition of his work. In London until June 4.
American Radiance: The Ralph Esmerian Gift
The first and only time the entire collection will
be shown in its entirety. It includes over 400
items including paintings, sculpture, pottery,
needlework and other folk arts from the last three
centuries. In New York until June 2, 2002.
Fashion, Flappers 'n All That Jazz
Experience Chicago nightlife in the Roaring '20s
through the trendsetting fashion, innovative music
and athletic dances that marked the era. Opens
November 17 in Chicago, on view until September 29,
Spirit Capture: Native Americans and the
200 photographs selected from the museum's vast
archives document Native Americans from 19th
century daguerreotypes to contemporary color
slides. At the George Gustav Heye Center in New
York until July 21, 2002.
Hat association and museum founded by Ester Fick in
Sonderborg, Denmark. Summertime exhibitions in the
old water tower. Over 1000 hats, more will be
No hats after 6...
Who says it's improper for a woman to wear a hat
after 6 pm? Who wants to take a hat off after
wearing it all day only to reveal horrid
HATHAIR!!!! So what's the scoop: hats after 6 pm or
not? Speak out, ye Women of the South!
Request for information about the botanic origin
and history of Baku straw.