"Best of the Best: An Exhibition of Historic Clothing from 1880-1940," May 4 through September 7


"Best of the Best: An Exhibition of Historic Clothing from 1880-1940," May 4 through September 7

07 May 2012    

"Best of the Best: An Exhibition of Historic Clothing from 1880-1940," May 4 through September 7

The evolution of women’s roles from 1880 to 1940 are illustrate in pieces selected from the collection of Katie Best, an established historic clothing collector from Omaha, Nebraska.

“Best of the Katie Best Collection” opens at the Robert Hillestad Gallery May 7th and runs through September 7th, 2012.

The Hillestad Gallery is part of the Department of Textiles, Merchandising & Fashion Design in the UNL College of Education and Human Sciences. The gallery is on the second floor of the Home Economics Building on East Campus (map at http://go.unl.edu/j5v). Hours are 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday and by appointment. Admission is free. Guest parking is available near the building, and metered stalls are located in the Nebraska East Union parking lot. 

For more information, call (402) 472-2911 or visit http://textilegallery.unl.edu.  School and community groups are welcome. Please call in advance to arrange a tour or download the tour request form from the gallery webpage. A limited amount of funding is available for underwriting bus or van expenses to bring in student groups.

 


College of Education and Human Sciences
Textiles, Merchandising & Fashion Design