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MFAH Party: The Glamour and Romance of Oscar de la Renta !

Hosted by the Consul of the Houston Culture Quest Group
Culture & Entertainment
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Took place 1 month ago
Fri 13 Oct 19:30 - Sat 14 Oct 12:00

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MFAH Mixed Media is a late-night party series that transforms the Museum into a multi-sensory experience.

Let’s celebrate The Glamour and Romance of Oscar de la Renta in style! Admission to this event includes access to the exhibition.

I hope to see you there!

Miguel Migs (Salted Music)
DJ Sun (Soular Productions)

• Show off your Oscar de la Renta–inspired threads!
• Sip on specialty cocktails & grab bites from the Mi Garita food truck.
• Snap photos in the complimentary Smilebooth to remember the night.

• $22 MFAH members
• $25 Adult nonmembers

Entry is limited to guests 18 and older. Present photo ID for admission. Drinks for sale by credit card at the bar. Only ages 21 and older may purchase and consume alcoholic beverages

“The Glamour and Romance of Oscar de la Renta celebrates the illustrious life and career of the renowned fashion designer. The exhibition showcases nearly 70 ensembles sourced from de la Renta’s corporate and personal archives; the archives of French label Pierre Balmain; private lenders; and the collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.

Throughout his award-winning career, which spanned more than five decades and two continents, de la Renta Protected content designed beautiful clothes for every occasion in a woman’s life. The Glamour and Romance of Oscar de la Renta highlights recurring themes, including the impact of Spain, Russia, China, Japan, and the garden on his designs. Displayed along with paintings and decorative arts from the MFAH collections, the creations offer a window into de la Renta’s world through a range of looks, from elegant daywear to resplendent evening gowns.

The ensembles are presented in four thematic sections, beginning with one of the most significant influences on de la Renta’s life: Spain, where he launched his career. The exhibition culminates in a look at gowns once worn by fashion icons, dignitaries, and celebrities, including Laura Bush, Amal Clooney, Penelope Cruz, Kirsten Dunst, Karlie Kloss, and Lynn Wyatt.”