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Spring Lecture Series: Opening Our Closets – Fashion & Textile History


Genesee Country Village & Museum is excited to announce the first program in the Spring 2023 lecture series: “Opening Our Closets – Fashion & Textile History,” coming up on Saturday, April 1! This day of lectures features four exciting presenters, with keynote speaker Susan W. Greene. Access to all four fashion and textile-related lectures is included in the price of admission, along with a prepared boxed lunch of your choice. A continental breakfast of coffee, tea, orange juice, water, and pastries will be present upon arrival. Speakers for the day include: • Brandon W. Brooks (Curator of the John L. Wehle Gallery at GCV&M) - "Connecting Threads: Western New York Historic Fashion Patterning Coalition" • Ben Falter (Director of Education, Ontario Country Historical Society) - "Programming the Future: How a Loom Paved the Way for Modern Computing" • Chantal Filson (Costume Shop Supervisor, GCV&M) - "A Monstrous Elegance of Women: Fashion as Weaponry in the 19th Century" • KEYNOTE: Susan W. Greene (Author, Collector, Lecturer, Weaver, Historian) - "Calico, Homespun, & the 'Sturdy Pioneer'" At the end of the day (from 3 – 4 p.m.)

Genesee Country Village & Museum
  • 1410 Flint Hill Road
  • Mumford, NY 14511-0310