Mass Fashion Events

As part of this yearlong celebration, Mass Fashion partners invite you to the following events in conjunction with their exhibitions. Be sure to check back at this list, or #massfashion on social media, as events are added throughout the year.


May 2018

The Indigenous Look: Attire in 18th Century Massachusetts
Part of the
Fresh Goods Lecture Series

May 3
Concord Museum
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Transgressing the Color Line: Depictions of Free Blacks in the Popular Press
Part of the Fresh Goods Lecture Series

May 10
Concord Museum
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VIP + Member Opening Reception: Leisure Pursuits

May 11
Fruitlands Museum
The Trustees
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Decades of Fashion Cocktail Party

May 15
Concord Museum
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Home Sweet Home

May 19
Fruitlands Museum
The Trustees
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Dandified Yankees: Men's Dress Clothes

May 26 - 28
Old Sturbridge Village

Wool Days 

May 26 - 28
Old Sturbridge Village
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Shift, Stays, and Pannier
Part of the Fresh Goods Lecture Series

May 31
Concord Museum
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June 2018

Head to Toe Opening Reception

June 1
Eustis Estate Museum
Historic New England
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Artist Talk: Candice Smith Corby

June 9
Fruitlands Museum
The Trustees

Head to Toe Family Programs

June 15 and 16
Eustis Estate Museum
Historic New England
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A Fashion for Preservation: Caring for the Old Sturbridge Village Textile Collection

June 16
Old Sturbridge Village
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Curator's Tour of Head to Toe

June 20
Eustis Estate Museum
Historic New England
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July 2018

Small but Perfect Things: The Style and Accessory Collection of Ise Gropius

July 14
Gropius House
Historic New England
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Curator's Tour of Head to Toe

July 18
Eustis Estate Museum
Historic New England
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Wearing Works of Art: Collecting and Fashioning Vintage Style

July 19
Eustis Estate Museum
Historic New England
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Trimmed to Taste: Women's Accessories

July 20
Old Sturbridge Village
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Head to Toe Family Programs

July 20 and 21
Eustis Estate Museum
Historic New England
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Textiles and Trimmings at the Asa Knight Store

July 27
Old Sturbridge Village
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August 2018

Make It Work: Modifications for Every Day

August 18
Old Sturbridge Village
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Textile Weekend

August 18 and 19
Old Sturbridge Village
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Curator's Tour of Head to Toe

August 29
Eustis Estate Museum
Historic New England
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September 2018

Dashing Defenders: Military Fashions of the 19th Century

September 1
Old Sturbridge Village
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Head to Toe Family Programs

September 2 and 3
Eustis Estate Museum
Historic New England
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Head to Toe First Friday Reception

September 7
Eustis Estate Museum
Historic New England
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Curator's Tour of Head to Toe

September 19
Eustis Estate Museum
Historic New England
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October 2018

Mass Fashion: Past, Present, and Future

Symposium
October 5 and 6
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Alfond Auditorium

Curator's Tour of Head to Toe

October 17
Eustis Estate Museum
Historic New England
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November 2018

Curator's Tour of Head to Toe

November 16
Eustis Estate Museum
Historic New England
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TBD

Uneasy Beauty Runway Event with MassArt

Fuller Craft Museum