Friday, March 09, 2007

Innovative Black-American Designers panel discussion at MCNY 18 March

Innovative Black-American Designers: Their Struggles and Achievements Panel Discussion at the Museum of the City of New York
Sunday, March 18 • 2:00 PM

Rosemary E. Reed Miller, author of The Threads of Time, The Fabric of History: Profiles of African-American Dressmakers and Designers from 1850 to the Present (Toast and Strawberries Press, 2003) will moderate a lively panel discussion that highlights the travails and accomplishments of black designers. She will be joined by Sara Penn, owner of the renowned Knobkerry in Soho; Xenobia Bailey, noted fiber and crafts artist; and Princess Jenkins, owner of Harlem’s famous Brownstone Boutique. There will also be an informal fashion show that features their innovative designs.

Free with museum admission! For more information please call 212.534.1672, ext. 3395.

Museum of the City of New York

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