Exhibition Details

Location: Orme Lewis & Ellman Galleries
Dates: April 2, 2016
to August 7, 2016
Defining Moments: Fifty Years of Fashion at Phoenix Art Museum  

April 2 – August 7, 2016 
Ellman Fashion Design Gallery and
Orme Lewis Gallery 

Featuring more than 50 works drawn from across the history of fashion, this exhibition highlights masterworks and milestones of the permanent collection. Providing insight into how the treasures of the collection were acquired and formed an internationally respected fashion archive, this exhibition will feature a roster of world-class designers including Alexander McQueen, Yves Saint Laurent, Balenciaga and Chanel alongside stunning historical works. 


This exhibition is made possible through the generous support of:

Arizona Costume Institute

Additional support provided by Jane Jozoff and Women's Metropolitan Arts Council.

Image Credit: Christian Dior, Evening Dress (detail), Spring 1957. Silk faille taffeta. Gift of Mrs. Donald D. Harrington. Collection of Phoenix Art Museum. Photo by Ken Howie.