Costumes Galore…MGM and More
Multipurpose Room, Veterans Memorial Building, 7PM
The Culver City Historical Society will present a special multi-faceted program featuring the care and display of Culver City’s MGM costume collection by Denice Renteria, Costume Chair, and Sharon Shore, past Costume Chair, plus a presentation by Louise Coffey-Webb, former Society President.
Renteria, a prop maker for Knott’s Berry Farm, and Shore, an internationally and nationally known conservator of textiles, will begin with a visual presentation and discussion about the costume collection held in the
Archives and Resource Center (ARC), and will show several costumes. Coffey-Webb, costume historian Project Manager for the James G. Gallanos Foundation, and author of Managing Costume Collections: An Essential Primer, will give a lively illustrated introduction to the joys and trials of costume collections of all shapes and sizes.
Coffey-Webb will be selling her book at a special price and will sign them.
The ARC will be open after the meeting where additional costumes will be on
Members and the public are invited to enjoy this free program. Entry is through the ARC from the back parking lot.