UPDATE: THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED.
ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 26, A BUS WILL DEPART FROM THE MAYWOOD PARK DISTRICT (921 S. 9TH AVENUE) @ 9AM TO TAKE PARTICIPANTS TO THE CHICAGO HISTORY MUSEUM (1601 N. CLARK, CHICAGO, IL).
THE MUSEUM IS EXHIBITING THE SIGHTS OF THE HISTORIC EBONY FASHION FAIR. BUS TRANSPORTATION IS $3. ADMISSION PRICE IS $12. PARTICIPANTS WILL RETURN TO MAYWOOD AT 12:30PM.
FOR MORE INFO, CONTACT THE MAYWOOD PARK DISTRICT AT 708.344.4740.
Chicago History Museum 1601 N. Clark Chicago Il. 60614, 312-642-4600, www.chicagohistory.org.
Immerse yourself in a story of vision, innovation, and power told through the prism of amazing fashion from the likes of Yves St. Laurent, Christian Dior, Oscar de la Renta, Pierre Cardin, Emanuel Ungaro, and Patrick Kelly among others. The Ebony Fashion Fair began in 1958, and over the next 50 years the traveling fashion show blossomed into an American institution that raised millions for charity and helped Johnson Publishing Company reach audiences. Inspiring Beauty: 50 Years of Ebony Fashion Fair recreates the experience of the Ebony Fashion Fair through the story of Mrs. Johnson and more than 60 garments from icons of the fashion industry.