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The Wit & Fantasy of Bes-Ben Millinery

March 28, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM (US Central)

Room 2019 Morrill Hall, 603 Morrill Road, Ames, IA 50011

Guest Speaker: Elizabeth Jachimowicz, independent scholar and former Curator of Costumes at the Chicago History Museum

Jachimowicz will discuss her most recent research on mid-century designer Benjamin Green-Field. Known as Chicago's Mad Hatter, Green-Field achieved celebrity status for his whimsical millinery that featured the likes of panda's, lobsters, and playing cards. This event is co-sponsored by the Textiles & Clothing Museum.

In conjunction with the Designed for a Modern Life Exhibition at the Christian Petersen Art Museum.

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