Virtual Exhibit: Fashionable Dances and Dancing Fashions
- Dates: February 18, 2020 - July 2, 2020
- Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
- Location: Fashion Archives and Museum of Shippensburg University
- Time: 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
In light of recent closures, take a virtual walk through the latest exhibit "Fashionable Dances and Dancing Fashions.
From the waltz craze to disco and beyond, the exhibit explores the interplay of fashion and dance and what people wore to perform the steps in the popular social dances. The exhibit runs through July 2, 2020. The clothing on display ranges from the early nineteenth century through the twentieth, accompanied by original dance-related paper ephemera and graphics. The steps, crazes, and fads may change with the decades, but the role of dance in courtship, celebrations, and entertainment remains constant.