Where the Past Is Present and the Arts Are Alive

Woman Adorned: Transcending Time, Transforming Culture


November 3, 2013 – November 1, 2014
Town Hall/Market House, 1st Floor

Woman Adorned: Transcending Time, Transforming Culture will introduce visitors to the Fredericksburg Area Museum & Cultural Center’ garment and accessories collection and selected pieces from the Virginia Historical Society and the Valentine Richmond History Center. This is an exhibition that evokes the style and spirit of women who have made history by exploring their timeless messages through their actions and choices of adornment.

Also, don’t forget to check out Our Honorary Women: Transcending Time, Transforming Culture

Related Programming
Please check our calendar of events for further information about these programs.

Nov 2 Opening Reception, 7pm
Members Only, RSVP Required

Nov 3 Exhibit Opens to the Public

Nov 8 Food Fight Fredericksburg, 7pm
$100/individual, $250/couple, RSPV Required

Nov 9 Food & Fashion Show, 12pm -4pm, The Museum Store
Informal modeling of store items

Evening with an Expert, 7pm, Town Hall
Oct 8 Brenda Rosseau, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
Nov 12 Karenne Woodson, Monacan Nation, VFH
Dec 11 Gloria Bohan, Omega World Travel

Breakfast with the Curator, 9am
Nov 19 Dr. Lauranett L. Lee, VHS

Local Artist Workshops, Time Varies
Nov 23 Gabe Pons, Masks & Mirrors, $45, ages 13+
Feb 15 Leslie Brier, A New Way To Play, $20, ages 8-12
Feb 15 Leslie Brier, Button, Button, Who’s Got The Button, $20, ages 8-12
May 2 Anne Marie Paquette, The Local Paper, $45, ages 13-17
Aug 23 Jeremy Moore, Boogie Shoes, $40 (plus the cost of shoes), ages 8-12

Women’s History Month Celebration
Gaye Adegbalola, Women & the Blues, Mar 6, 7pm
Love, Loss & What I Wore, March tbd, 7pm
Stage Door Productions

Family Day
May 10 Woman Adorned, 10am-3pm