MAY 2, 2017, 7:00 PM
NOTE: The venue for this event has changed from the Mumford Room (James Madison Memorial Building) to the Coolidge Auditorium (Thomas Jefferson Building) - 4/19/2017
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(tickets available 03/30/2017, beginning at 10 AM)
Tim Gunn, Fashion Consultant & Author
Robert Newlen, Deputy Librarian of Congress
Deputy Librarian of Congress Robert Newlen interviews fashion icon and native-Washingtonian Tim Gunn about the history of fashion in the disco era and its impact on modern fashion. Gunn is a past chair of fashion design at Parsons The New School for Design, where he was on faculty from 1982-2007. He is a design mentor and host of the hit television show Project Runway, which has garnered him a primetime Emmy Award. Gunn is the author of five books. Book-signing to follow.
Part of Bibliodiscotheque, a series of programs that explores the legacy and impact of disco on popular culture since the 1970s.