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Trunk Show: Meet Pam Wiston of Cute As A Button

October 23, 2021, 3:30 pm9:00 pm
Woman wearing all black outfit with yellow buttons on it, sitting on a couch, smiling.

Image courtesy of Pam Wiston

de Young Museum Store - Main Level

In celebration of the opening of Patrick Kelly: Runway of Love at the de Young museum, Bay Area designer Pam Wiston will present her exclusive collection of Patrick Kelly-inspired button jewelry and accessories at the de Young Museum Store. Shop this exclusive collection created from vintage and antique buttons that Wiston fashions into distinctive wearable art and accessories for all ages.

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This trunk show is part of the opening day celebration for Patrick Kelly: Runway of Love. Opening day festivities will include family art making, prizes, a photo booth, and more.

About the Exhibition

Patrick Kelly: Runway of Love celebrates the meteoric rise and enduring legacy of Black fashion designer Patrick Kelly (1954–1990). During his brief yet impactful career in the late 1980s, Kelly became the first American and first Black designer to be voted into the Chambre Syndicale du Prêt-à-Porter des Couturiers et des Créateurs de Mode, the prestigious French association for ready-to-wear designers. Kelly was lauded with such accolades while being and remaining, one of only a few designers who directly addressed issues of race in their work.

Ticket Information

Free event admission. 


Sponsors

The Patrick Kelly: Runway of Love Opening Day Celebration is sponsored by Wells Fargo.

Contact Information

Museum Stores
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(415) 750-3642