Join guest speaker Madelyn Shaw, on Thursday, March 3 at 6:00 p.m. for an illustrated talk exploring the myths and realities of 1960s fashion.
A discussion between Shaw and Ashley Callahan, curator of the new exhibition “Frankie Welch’s Americana: Fashion, Scarves, and Politics” will follow the lecture. This event is co-sponsored by the University of Georgia Press, the UGA College of Family and Consumer Sciences, and the Lucy Hargrett Draper Center and Archives for the Study of the Rights of Women in History and Law.
About the Speakers
Madelyn Shaw specializes in the exploration of American culture and history through textiles and dress. She has held positions at the National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution; the Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design; New Bedford Whaling Museum; The Textile Museum; and the Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology.
Ashley Callahan is an independent scholar and former curator of decorative arts at the Georgia Museum of Art. She is the author the new book, Frankie Welch’s Americana: Fashion, Scarves, and Politics as well as Southern Tufts: The Regional Origins and National Craze for Chenille Fashion and Modern Threads: Fashion and Art by Mariska Karasz.