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Made It: The Women Who Revolutionized Fashion

Presented by Peabody Essex Museum at Peabody Essex Museum, Salem MA

Nov 21 2020
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Mar 14 2021
Made It: The Women Who Revolutionized Fashion

Featuring show-stopping ensembles, street fashion, ready-to-wear, and haute couture that illuminate issues of representation, creativity, consumption, transculturation, and distinctiveness which have and continue to impact the fashion industry.

One-in-six people in the world work in the fashion industry and 85% of them are women. Made It: The Women Who Revolutionized Fashion showcases nearly 100 works, spanning 250 years, exposing the females behind the seams – including celebrated masters, pioneering designers, and hidden figures. From Mary Todd Lincoln’s seamstress to Elsa Schiaparelli and Gabrielle ‘Coco’ Chanel, to experimental labels like Chromat, women designers have transcended genres and revolutionized ideas of

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ADMISSION INFO

Free with admission to museum.

Adults $20, seniors (65 and over) $18, students (with ID) $12, Youth (16 and under) and Salem, Mass. residents (with ID) admitted free*. (*Does not apply to youth in student/tour groups.)

People who work in Salem may receive free general admission on weekdays upon presentation of a business card or employee ID at the admissions desk. Some restrictions apply. Not valid on for Yin Yu Tang: A Chinese House.

PEM is pleased to participate in the EBT Card to Culture program, which provides free admission for two to EBT cardholders from Massachusetts; All active-duty, National Guard, and Reserve military personnel receive year-round complimentary general admission.

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • Mar 2, 2021 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Tue)
  • Mar 3, 2021 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Wed)
  • Mar 4, 2021 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Thu)
  • Mar 5, 2021 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Fri)
  • Mar 6, 2021 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Sat)
  • Mar 7, 2021 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Sun)
  • Mar 9, 2021 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Tue)
  • Mar 10, 2021 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Wed)
  • Mar 11, 2021 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Thu)
  • Mar 12, 2021 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Fri)
  • Mar 13, 2021 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Sat)
  • Mar 14, 2021 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Sun)
* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

Peabody Essex Museum

161 Essex Street, Salem, MA 01970

Google Map of 161 Essex Street, Salem, MA 01970

PARKING INFO

To park, you may use the parking garage on New Liberty Street. In addition, there is a municipal parking lot on nearby St. Peter Street, and a smaller garage on Derby Street, at the corner of Hawthorne Boulevard and Derby Street, three blocks from the museum. Limited on-street parking is available around Salem Common and at two-hour meters.

ACCESSIBILITY INFO

    • Assisted Listening System
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    • Wheelchair Access

All public areas of the museum are accessible to wheelchairs; the historic houses are not. Yin Yu Tang: A Chinese House offers limited wheelchair accessibility. A representative at the information

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