On Tuesday, Feb. 21, from 7 to 9 p.m. the museum will present NMAAHC Fashion Collection—Iconic Looks. Pulitzer Prize-winning fashion writer, Robin Givhan, will interview haute couture designers who have contributed to NMAAHC’s collections including Tracy Reese, who designed the dress Michelle Obama wore during her 2012 DNC speech and B Michael, whose beautiful designs have been worn by such renowned actresses as Ms. Cicely Tyson, Whitney Houston, Beyonce and Phylicia Rashad to name a few. The evening’s conversation will focus on their works, ideas about culture, inspiration, creativity and entrepreneurship. Registration for this program is strongly encouraged, but walk-ins will be welcomed subject to space availability.
Venue: African American History and Culture Museum
Event Location: Oprah Winfrey Theater