Bouquets, Big Hats, & Bow Ties-An Opening Reception

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 Join us on Sunday August 7, 2016 at 1:00 PM for BOUQUETS, BIG HATS, & BOW TIES, a reception to open the Accessories, Accessories, Accessories! exhibit sponsored by Stewart’s Rose Manor Funeral Service

August 7th is also Richmond Day commemorating the incorporation of the city in 1905, so join us and celebrate Richmond! The theme of the reception is Bouquets, Big Hats, and Bow Ties, so everyone is invited to dress to impress and wear their best accessories. Enjoy fresh cut flower arrangements from local florists in the permanent exhibit and stroll through the museum’s Historical Monument & Rose Garden, which will be in full bloom! Don’t miss the group photograph to be taken on the museum front steps at 2:00 PM to mark the occasion.

Bouquets, Big Hats & Bow Ties Event Details at a Glance

When: Sunday August 7th, 2016 from 1-3:00 PM Group photo at 2:00

Where: Richmond Museum of History at 400 Nevin Ave Richmond, CA 94802

Why: to celebrate a new exhibit and our rich community

Cost: FREE

For more information please call 510-235-7387 or email

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Accessories, Accessories, Accessories! will showcase the Museum’s extensive collection of fashion accessories from throughout the 20th Century. The exhibit will be open from August 7, 2016 – December 23, 2016 and is included with the cost of general admission. Carefully selected artifacts such as hats, shoes, and jewelry worn by working class men and women of Richmond will be displayed for the enjoyment and education of the public. Photographs showing people wearing similar accessories will be displayed and provide historical context for the artifacts. The exhibit is co-curated by Inez Brooks-Myers, Fellow of the Costume Society of America and the staff of the Richmond Museum of History.

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The Richmond Museum of History is open Wednesday through Sunday 1-4PM. Admission is $5 adults, $3 for seniors/students, and kids under 12 are free (must be accompanied by an adult).


Date(s) - 08/07/16
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Richmond Museum of History

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