Exhibit: Fashioning Illinois 1820-1900 | Springfield, Illinois | Visit Springfield

Exhibit: Fashioning Illinois 1820-1900

July 25, 2020 - May 31, 2021
Monday - Saturday: 9 am - 4:30 pm
Sunday: Noon - 4:30 pm

Illinois State Museum
502 S. Spring St. Springfield, IL 62706

Free with Museum Admission


Fashioning Illinois, 1820-1900 is a celebration of nineteenth century Illinois clothing that explores both the personal experience of wearing and caring for clothing as well as the way that fashion reflected the changing roles and attitudes about women over the first 80 years of Illinois Statehood. This exhibition will feature stunning examples of garments and accessories from the Museum's extensive historic costume collection.