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The Big White Dress

2730 Historic Decatur Road, Barracks 16, #103, San Diego, 92106
Cost: $3 - $5

The Big White Dress: Evolving Traditions of the American Wedding The Women's Museum of California will showcase the evolving styles of American wedding gowns from the 1860s to today by displaying 12 wedding dresses from various decades. This exhibition will emphasize the contribution of cultural and societal change to the progression of bridal gown fashion, American wedding traditions, and women’s views on the institution of marriage. The Big White Dress will analyze how changes in American culture are directly linked to the evolution of one of our most talked about and celebrated rites of passage. The Big White Dress will also explore the history of interracial marriage and same-sex marriage to illustrate diversity in love and relationships. How has the wedding dress changed over time? How do the changes in wedding fashion reflect the shifts in society over the years? How has the way a bride has viewed her role on her wedding changed?


When

Ongoing until Sunday, July 1, 2018

Hours

Sundays, 12pm
Wednesdays, 12pm
Thursdays, 12pm
Fridays, 12pm
Saturdays, 12pm
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