Special Events & Lectures

Tours of India: Fashion’s Muse & Sari Draping Demonstrations

Included in General Admission.

Tours are in Ellman Gallery and sari draping is in Great Hall.

From 5:30 to 6:30 pm
Arizona Costume Institute invites you to join Interim Curator of Fashion Helen Jean as she gives brief tours of India: Fashion’s Muse, exploring the garments displayed, inspiration for the exhibit, and the influence Indian fashion has had on western fashion for centuries.

At 6:30pm and 7:30pm
Learn about the sari through a 30-minute draping demonstration and brief talk led by Sujaya Nambiar and Shanta Hariharan from the India Association of Phoenix.

Sponsored by Arizona Costume Institute and India Association of Phoenix.

About Arizona Costume Institute
The Arizona Costume Institute was founded in 1966 to support Phoenix Art Museum's Fashion Design Department in the acquisition and preservation of garments and accessories of historical and aesthetic significance. It also promotes appreciation of fashion design through programs and support of the Museum's exhibitions.

About the India Association of Phoenix
India Association of Phoenix is a non-profit volunteer umbrella organization that represents all sister organizations and non-profit organizations of the community of Indian heritage in the State of Arizona. Their mission is to facilitate integration of the community of Indian heritage into our new homeland, the United States of America, while upholding the highest democratic ideals and traditions embodied in the body politic of India and the United States.
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Cummings Great Hall
Plenty of tickets
Wednesday, March 25
5:30 PM