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  1. Member Preview Day: Inspiring Beauty

    Friday, October 27 | 10 am

    We invite members to visit Inspiring Beauty: 50 Years of Ebony Fashion Fair before it opens to the public. Please be prepared to show your membership card as you enter the...

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  2. Opening Event—Runway Fashion Show and Dance Party in Celebration of Inspiring Beauty

    Saturday, October 28 | 8 pm

    Attitude. That’s what it takes to rock the runway, and we’ve got tons of it to open our new exhibition, Inspiring Beauty: 50 Years of Ebony Fashion Fair. Watch our runway...

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  3. A Conversation with André Leon Talley

    Sunday, October 29 | 6 pm

    Fashion icon André Leon Talley became a household name as an editor for Vogue and a judge for America’s Next Top Model. Few may know that Talley is originally from Durham...

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  4. Stitch It—Embroidery Workshop with Katherine Diuguid

    Saturday, November 4 | 10 am

    Drawing appreciation from the marvelous embroidered ensembles in Inspiring Beauty, students create a series of embroidered samples using traditional and nontraditional...

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  5. Art+Cuisine: Inspiring Beauty

    Thursday, November 9 | 6:30 pm

    Experience a unique opportunity to meet and mingle with the original models who participated in the Ebony Fashion Fair, followed by a tour of the exhibition with NCMA Chief...

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  6. Special Exhibition Tours: Inspiring Beauty

    Friday, November 10 | 6 pm

    The tour is free, but exhibition tickets are required. Meet your docent on Level B, outside the entrance to the exhibition. 

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  7. Special Exhibition Tours: Inspiring Beauty

    Friday, November 10 | 7 pm

    The tour is free, but exhibition tickets are required. Meet your docent on Level B, outside the entrance to the exhibition. 

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  8. Special Exhibition Tours: Inspiring Beauty

    Saturday, November 11 | 11:30 am

    The tour is free, but exhibition tickets are required. Meet your docent on Level B, outside the entrance to the exhibition. 

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  9. Special Exhibition Tours: Inspiring Beauty

    Saturday, November 11 | 1:30 pm

    The tour is free, but exhibition tickets are required. Meet your docent on Level B, outside the entrance to the exhibition. 

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  10. Special Exhibition Tours: Inspiring Beauty

    Sunday, November 12 | 11:30 am

    The tour is free, but exhibition tickets are required. Meet your docent on Level B, outside the entrance to the exhibition. 

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  11. Special Exhibition Tours: Inspiring Beauty

    Sunday, November 12 | 1:30 pm

    The tour is free, but exhibition tickets are required. Meet your docent on Level B, outside the entrance to the exhibition. 

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  12. Member Monday

    Monday, November 13 | 10 am

    Join other Museum members for an exclusive viewing day for Inspiring Beauty: 50 Years of Ebony Fashion Fair. This special day is a benefit for members only. Guests are...

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  13. Behind the Seams—Girls in Gowns in the Gallery

    Thursday, November 30 | 6:30 pm

    Get your girls together and dress in your best gowns to stroll the galleries, enjoy a cocktail, and have your “lip print” analyzed. Inspiring Beauty will be open to tour,...

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  14. Special Exhibition Tours: Inspiring Beauty

    Friday, December 8 | 6 pm

    The tour is free, but exhibition tickets are required. Meet your docent on Level B, outside the entrance to the exhibition. 

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  15. Special Exhibition Tours: Inspiring Beauty

    Friday, December 8 | 7 pm

    The tour is free, but exhibition tickets are required. Meet your docent on Level B, outside the entrance to the exhibition. 

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  16. Special Exhibition Tours: Inspiring Beauty

    Saturday, December 9 | 11:30 am

    The tour is free, but exhibition tickets are required. Meet your docent on Level B, outside the entrance to the exhibition. 

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  17. Special Exhibition Tours: Inspiring Beauty

    Saturday, December 9 | 1:30 pm

    The tour is free, but exhibition tickets are required. Meet your docent on Level B, outside the entrance to the exhibition. 

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  18. Special Exhibition Tours: Inspiring Beauty

    Sunday, December 10 | 11:30 am

    The tour is free, but exhibition tickets are required. Meet your docent on Level B, outside the entrance to the exhibition. 

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  19. Special Exhibition Tours: Inspiring Beauty

    Sunday, December 10 | 1:30 pm

    The tour is free, but exhibition tickets are required. Meet your docent on Level B, outside the entrance to the exhibition. 

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