#CanYouFashionIt Fashioning a Nation: Exhibit Launch and Panel Discussion

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Mon, 01/09/2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Location: 
Goethe-Zentrum Atlanta (Colony Square, Plaza Level)
1197 Peachtree Street NE,
Atlanta, GA 30361

Join us as we launch our new exhibition “Fashioning a Nation: German Identity and Industry, 1914-1945”

 

The exhibition explores the powerful history of German fashion from its international impact to its destruction by the Nazi regime. It honors the legacy of the Jewish Germans who contributed to its rise and commemorates the great cultural and economic loss of its demise. The exhibition will be on display at Goethe-Zentrum Atlanta from January 9 – 23, 2017.

Monday, January 9
7 p.m. - Opening reception
7:30 p.m. - Panel Discussion

Please register online at www.tinyurl.com/CanYouFashionItHistory

The panel discussion will be preceded by a reception starting at 7p.m. and will include a special presentation by Cythanie Sumpter of Clark Atlanta University’s Department of Art and Fashion.

A book signing with authors Dina Gold and Uwe Westphal will follow the panel discussion.

Moderator
  • Sally N. Levine – Executive Director of the Georgia Commission on the Holocaust and a regional educator for the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Panelists

Directions
Parking

I-85/GA 400 south:
Take Interstate 85 south (if coming down GA 400, merge with I-85 and continue southbound).  Take the 10th/14th/17th Street Exit and follow the signs to 14th Street. At the top of the ramp (14th Street), take a left (east) and follow 14th Street across West Peachtree to Peachtree Street. At the light, take a left on Peachtree and immediately right into the Colony Square parking garage.

I-75 south:
Take the 10th/14th/17th Street Exit and follow the signs to 14th Street. At the top of the ramp (14th Street), take a left (east) and follow 14th Street across West Peachtree to Peachtree Street. At the light, take a left on Peachtree and immediately right into the Colony Square parking garage.

I-75/85 north:
Take the 10th/14th Street Exit and keep going straight to 14th Street. Turn right on 14th Street and proceed east across West Peachtree Street to Peachtree Street. At the light turn left onto Peachtree Street and take an immediate right into the Colony Square parking garage.

By MARTA:
If using Marta, exit at the Arts Center Station and walk south on Peachtree (east on 15th Street). The Colony Square complex is on Peachtree Street between 14th and 15th Streets. 

Once inside Colony Square, take the escalator up to the very top (Plaza Level) and follow the signs; or take the grand staircase up from the Mall Level (entrance to the W-Hotel). For orientation, the German Cultural Center is located directly above Moe's Grill.

Parking in the Colony Square garage can be validated for 2 hours before 5 pm on weekdays and 4 hours after 5 pm on weekdays and weekends; the validation stamp can be obtained at the Goethe-Zentrum front desk.