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Celebrate Black History Through Fashion

Student in cap and gown fashion design
Details:

CMU’s Fashion Merchandising & Design program and Black Leaders Detroit will celebrate Black History Month by sharing Black fashion design students and alumni creative design work. The exhibition will feature the design work of current designers, alums, and emerging Detroit black designers.

Reception

Join us for the opening reception for this month-long exhibition!

Detroit and CMU designers will be in attendance along with CMU officials. 

Thursday, February 9th, 2023

6:00-10:00 p.m.

CMU’s Detroit Center | 777 Woodward Ave., Suite 160 | Detroit

Program begins at 7:00 p.m.

PLEASE RSVP FOR THIS FREE EVENT BY FEBRUARY 3 - See link below

Appetizers and refreshments will be provided.

 

Exhibition on Display: Open to the Public

February 1 - Thursday, February 23 

Monday, Tuesday, Friday — 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Thursday — 11 a.m.-7 p.m.

CMU’s Detroit Center | 777 Woodward Ave., Suite 160. | Detroit


Designers exhibiting include:

Gena Culler-Green
Emerging Detroit Designer

Arrion Drumgoole
Emerging Detroit Designer and CMU Alumni

Lakiya Ealy
Emerging Detroit Designer and CMU Alumni

LaDyra Lyte
Emerging Detroit Designer and CMU Alumni

Kala Marshall
CMU Student Designer

Devin Ricks
CMU Student Designer

Ken Walker
Emerging Detroit Designer

Sala White
Emerging Detroit Designer and CMU Alumni

Also on display will be historical content that focuses on African Americans’ contributions to fashion.
Date: -
Time: -
Location: 777 Woodward Ave., Suite 160
Detroit, Michigan
Get directions
Sponsor: College of Education and Human Services
Contact: Tanya Domina tanya.domina@cmich.edu (989) 774-5587
RSVP to Denise Liles, by Friday, February 3, 2023