Palm Beach County Visual Arts

Norton Muesum of Art “Cocktail Culture”

Norton Muesum of Art Cocktail CultureWednesday, December 14, 6-8pm – Norton Museum of Art, 1451 S Olive Avenue, West Palm Beach

A glamorous cocktail reception and exclusive preview of the highly anticipated exhibition, Cocktail Culture. The exhibition will feature objects drawn from various museums, colleges and private collections. The exhibition will include decorative arts, photography, and advertising – with examples of cocktail attire by major designers such as Elizabeth Arden, Cristóbal Balenciaga, Chanel, Christian Dior, Oscar de la Renta, Hubert de Givenchy, Halston, Scaasi, and Elsa Schiaparelli. This exhibition is the first multi-disciplinary exhibition to explore the social ritual of drinking and entertainment through the lens of fashion and design. On view to the public from December 15, 2011 – March 18, 2012. Organized by the Rhode Island School of Design. Curator: Michelle Finamore. Ticket Price: $250