Member Preview Days: "Patrick Kelly: Runway of Love"
Photograph by Oliviero Toscani / © Patrick Kelly Estate / Image courtesy of the Philadelphia Museum of Art
Herbst Exhibition Galleries, Textiles Gallery
Join us on Thursday, October 21 and Friday, October 22, 9:30 am–5:15 pm, for our Member Preview Days of Patrick Kelly: Runway of Love. Members at all levels are invited to attend. Space is limited; a timed ticket reservation is required.
Book your ticket to visit the de Young and see Patrick Kelly: Runway of Love before it opens to the public. Tickets include advance entry to Patrick Kelly: Runway of Love and admission to Judy Chicago: A Retrospective and Hung Liu: Golden Gate (金門), as well as all permanent collection galleries at the de Young on the day of your visit. Reserve your spot today.
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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 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.
Book your tickets in three easy steps:
- Verify your membership benefits with your Membership ID Number and last name.
- Select your tickets up to your daily/event allotment.
- Check out as prompted to receive a confirmation email to your membership’s primary email on file.
Watch this video to learn how to book advance member tickets online.