Join the CHS Fashion & Textile Council Subscribe to a year of programming

fashion-column2The CHS’s Fashion & Textile Council programs offer a unique opportunity to connect with the costume collections of the CHS, learn from experts, visit regional repositories, and meet other fashionistas who share your passion for history.

Subscribe to a year of programming that offers you exclusive access to our CHS collections. CHS members at any level can join the Fashion & Textiles Council with a $150 annual Council subscription fee. Your fee supports the Council’s programming efforts and with a one-time subscription fee, you will not be asked to pay additionally for any Council programs held at the CHS.

 2019 Programming

  • “Something Old, Something New: Connecticut Weddings Through the Ages,” Behind-the-Scenes Tour, Saturday, May 11 @ 1:00 pm
  • Sturbridge Antique Textile and Vintage Clothing Show Meet-up, Monday, May 13 @ 10:30 am, with lunch
  • Annual Fashion & Textile Council Lecture: The Smithsonian’s First Ladies Gowns with conservator Sunae Park Evans, Thursday, June 13 @  5:30 – 7:00 pm
  • Bus Trip to Historic New England for curator-led tour of their jewelry collection, Monday, October 7 @ 7:30 am – 6:00 pm

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