Posted by: albfor | January 24, 2013

Jan 24, 2013 COME SEE ABOUT ME: The Mary Wilson SUPREMES Collection.


EAST CENTER CITY  |  AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM

 
THURSDAY.  Fashionistas and History aficionadi this is a must see event.  In times of history redactions, half truths and grey realities “The Mary Wilson SUPREMES Collection” sets you straight painting vibrant colors of Hopes, Dreams and aspirations realized during the 60’s & 70’s.

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African American Museum Philadelphia

To view the “Best Of The Best Images” from this event select philly.com’s new section on local events here’s the link: PHILLY.COM/GALLERY section.

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Come See About Me  |  The Mary Wilson Collection

Although the collection was still in transition for tomorrow’s official public opening the Press had a chance to listen to Ms. Mary Wilson’s story and view some of the 30+ gowns, archival images, album covers and rare video footage.

Jan 24, 2013 Come See About Me Ð The Mary Wilson Collection

Ms. Mary Wilson |  Come See About Me ” The Mary Wilson SUPREMES Collection

The “Come See About Me:  The Mary Wilson Supremes Collection” exhibit will be showing at The African American Museum In Philadelphia until June 30, 2013.

 

ALSO THURSDAY, JANUARY 31st Motown Karaoke Party, 7-10pmThe African American Museum will be  kicking off this new exhibit, Come See About Me:  The Mary Wilson Supremes Collection Presented by PNC Arts Alive, with a full-throated, hand-clapping, sequined glove-wearing, all out karaoke party.  They’ll have a deep songbook of Motown’s best-originals and remakes- for you to sing, plus light refreshments and ticketed beverages provided.  There will be prizes!


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