Exhibits of note for 18th Century-o-philes

Here are some more 18th century events from around the country if you are in these areas in the next few weeks.

1. Fashioning Fashion: European Dress in Detail, 1700-1915, October 2, 2010–April 3, 2011, Los Angeles Country Museum of Art, Los Angeles. Follow fashion’s aesthetic and technical development from the Enlightenment onward.

2. Thomas Gainsborough and the Modern Woman,  Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnatti, Ohio. Modernity and femininity in Georgian England.

Thomas Gainsborough (1727–1788), England Ann Ford (later Mrs. Philip Thicknesse) 1760

3. Celebrating 25 years, Kent State University Museum, Kent Ohio. March 11, 2010-February 13, 2010. A tribute to the collection of more than 4,000 fashionable and traditional costumes donated to start the museum in 1985. Today the museum holds 40,000 fashion artifacts.

Did I miss anything? Fill me in if there are events I somehow overlooked.

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