See Inside the Taft Museum of Art's New Jane Austen: Fashion & Sensibility Exhibit

Jane Austen's books are coming to life at the Taft Museum of Art.

From June 11-Sept. 4, the museum will present Jane Austen: Fashion & Sensibility, a special exhibition that features costumes worn by Hollywood celebrities in film and television adaptations of Austen's novel.

The collection of "meticulously tailored ensembles will transport audiences to the Regency era through ball gowns, wedding dresses, day dresses, hats, jackets, waistcoats, riding habits, and other middle- and upper-class clothing," according to the museum.

Featuring 50 costumes and accessories, the special exhibition will overflow from the Fifth Third Gallery into the house and the museum's permanent collection.

The Taft Museum of Art is also hosting a ribbon-cutting ceremony on June 16 in honor of the completion of its bicentennial renovation project.

The Taft Museum of Art is located at 316 Pike St., Downtown. Learn more about the exhibit and purchase advance tickets at taftmuseum.org.
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