POSTPONED – Exhibit Grand Opening | Women & Politics

1920. A new decade has dawned, ushering in an era of hidden speakeasies, shortened hemlines, jazz music, and – underneath it all – vast political change. 100 years later, we invite you to step back in time as we celebrate our newest permanent exhibit, Women & Politics, with a 1920s soiree in our historic Bingham-Hanna Mansion.

Travel back to 1920s Cleveland to celebrate the historic passage of the 19th Amendment. Be the first to see the Cleveland History Center’s new exhibit as you enjoy food, dancing, and libations in our Bingham-Hanna Mansion and Garden. Themed attire is strongly encouraged, so dust off your glad rags and come decked out in your 1920s best!

Activities include:

VIP Preview
6:00 – 7:00pm
Exclusive early access to exhibit
Meet and greet with exhibit designers
Behind-the-scenes experience

The Party Begins
7:00 – 10:00pm
Admission to exhibit
Heavy hors d’oeuvres
Open bar
Live music
Pop-up displays
Exhibit tours with curators
Silent auction
Performance by historic Suffragists
1920s costume contest

VIP | $150
General Admission | $100
WRHS Members | $75
Click below to purchase. All proceeds benefit Education & Public Programming efforts at the Cleveland History Center.

Special Thanks to Our Sponsors:

Lillian Emmons Family Fund

Eric & Jessica Schreiber

Northeast Ohio Voter Advocates

Triner Associates, Inc.

Arthur Heuer & Joan Hulburt

New Exhibit Opening Party | Si Jolie! French Fashion in Cleveland

Celebrate the opening of the new exhibit, Si Jolie! French Fashion in Cleveland, with a Bastille Day party

in the historic Bingham-Hanna Mansion and Garden.


     Enjoy bubbly, French wine & hors d’oeuvres

 Experience the new exhibit in the Chisholm Halle Costume Wing

Tour the new exhibit with the curator

 Show off your garden party attire

Listen to Parisian music


This Bastille Day celebration will take place on Sunday, July 14th, 2019, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.


Non- Member | $50

WRHS Member | $40


About the exhibit:

Si Jolie! is about French fashion and all of the stories in between. It highlights how Paris fashion motivated Clevelanders to travel abroad, influenced local fashion, inspired the golden age of department stores, and how significant fashion was socially. Guests who visit this new exhibition will travel back in time and experience how fashion and travel have evolved over the years and how similar Clevelanders then were to those living here today.


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