Three West Virginia University faculty members will illustrate the intersection of fashion, drama and history inCurrent Reflections: Theatrical Expressions in Fashion,an exhibition at the Zanesville Art Center in Zanesville, Ohio, Oct. 16-Dec. 11.
The exhibition will feature garments designed for theatrical production, historical costumes and contemporary custom-made apparel, reflecting the spirit of the 18th, 19th, 20th and 21st centuries,said Nora MacDonald, professor of textiles, apparel and merchandising in WVU s Davis College of Agriculture, Forestry and Consumer Sciences.
MacDonald describes the exhibition astheatrical vignettes that highlight the relationship between historic costume, ready-to-wear apparel, haute couture, custom-made clothing, and theatrical costuming.It will feature garments from stage productions of Les Liaisons Dangereuse, Pride and Prejudice, and The Age of Innocence.
MacDonalds co-curators for the exhibition are Linda Milian, an associate professor of theatre in the WVU College of Creative arts, and Dilia Lopez-Gydosh, an assistant professor of textiles, apparel and merchandising.
The Zanesville Art Center is located at 620 Military Road. From East I-70, take Maple Ave. Exit (153B) North Rt. 60 for 2miles, to Military Road. Turn right (east) Art Center is .3 mile on the right. Admission and parking are free.
The hours of operation are 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday; 10 a.m.- 8:30 p.m. on Thursday; and 1-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. For more information, call 740-452-0741.