The exhibit will explore the role of clothing and character in some of literature's finest works:

Pamela by Smauel RichardsonOurika by Claire de DurasJane Eyre by Charlotte BronteCranford by Elizabeth GaskellMadame Bovary by Gustave FlaubertThe Age of Innocence by Edith WhartonThe Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

The exhibit will run through April 2019. Guests are encouraged to visit the FA&M gift shop following the exhibit to find a unique piece of art to take home!


Upcoming dates

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  • Starting Monday, April 16th, 2018, repeats every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday until Friday, April 19, 2019 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm


The Fashion Archives & Museum of Shippensburg University

501 N. Earl St.
Shippensburg, PA 17257


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