05.21.2012 / Drawn to Fashion: The Illustrations of Mary Mitchell

Do you like fashion? Do you want to talk a walk down fashions memory lane? Then Drawn to Fashion: The Illustrations of Mary Mitchell at the Durham Museum is the exhibit for you!

"The exhibit also features a special video presentation narrated by film director Alexander Payne."

The exhibit, which runs at the Durham Museum until May 27th, highlights the work of local Omaha fashion illustrator, Mary J. Mitchell. Mary J. Mitchell has worked for such well known Omaha clothiers as Topp’s, Goldstein Chapman, Herzbergs, Zoobs and many others in the 1960s, 70s and 80s. Take a trip into fashion history by viewing the 150 drawings by Mary J. Mitchell. In addition to her illustrations, the exhibit includes period clothing and other fashion related artifacts from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Textile, Clothing and Design Collection.

The exhibit also features a special video presentation narrated by film directory Alexander Payne.

To learn more about the exhibit, and to see some samples of clothing and illustration featured in the exhibition, visit the Durham Museum website at Have you already seen this exhibit? If so, post a review at

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