Heroes & Sheroes Exhibit Opening Gala!

Fri. Aug 24, 2018 at 6:30pm EDT
All Ages
$75.00 - $150.00
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$75.00 - $150.00
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JOIN US for the Opening Celebration of the world premiere of HEROES & SHEROES: The Art and Influence of Ruth E. Carter in Black Cinema at the Heinz History Center on Friday, August 24, 2018, 6:30PM! Be the first to experience the extraordinary work of Academy Award nominated costume designer, Ruth E. Carter, as we welcome her to Pittsburgh in celebration of this one-of-a-kind, highly anticipated, multi-media exhibition. Opening Celebration Presented by HIghmark Blue Cross Blue Shield


This exhibition is in partnership with Heinz History Center.


6:30PM

*VIP Cocktail Reception with Ruth Carter

*Hero & Shero Award Recognition

*Special Performances

 

8:00PM 

Heroes & Sheroes Exhibit Tours with FashionAFRICANA featuring Ruth Carter costumes from the following movies:

*Black Panther (2018)

*Marshall (2017)

*Roots (2016)

*Selma (2014)

*The Butler (2013)

*Sparkle (2012)

*Amistad (1997)

*What's Love Got To Do with It (1993)

*Malcom X (1992)

*Do The Right Thing (1989)

 

9:00PM 

'Black Panther' Dance Party featuring special guests


#DressCode:  Black Tie * African-inspired Chic (optional)

 

VIP Vibranium Level - $150 (VIP Cocktail Reception, Exhibit Tour & Dance Party)

Do The Right Thing Level - $75 (Exhibit Tour & Dance Party)

 

A portion of the proceeds will support the Heroes & Sheroes Educational Program.
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Venue Details
Senator John Heinz History Center 1212 Smallman Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222