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Dressing Up the Stars Book Signing and Family Workshop

Date
March 4, 2023
Time
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Cost
$19 – $34
Organizer’s Site
https://www.academymuseum.org/en/programs/detail/dressing-up-the-stars-book-signing-and-family-workshop

Join author Jeanne Walker Harvey for a reading and book signing of Dressing Up the Stars: The Story of Movie Costume Designer Edith Head followed by a family workshop.

The Academy Museum Education and Retail teams invite families to meet author Jeanne Walker Harvey for a book signing and reading of Dressing Up the Stars: The Story of Movie Costume Designer Edith Head.

Harvey will share the true story of how a shy miner’s daughter became one of the most legendary costume designers in Hollywood in this inspiring nonfiction picture book biography. Edith Head became the first woman to head a major Hollywood movie studio costume department and went on to win eight Academy Awards for costume design—her designs defined the style of an era.

After the reading and book signing, join museum educators for a costume design illustration workshop.

Schedule
12:30–1:30pm | Reading and Book Signing
Lower Level Lobby

1:30–2:30pm | Costume Design Workshop
Shirley Temple Education Studio

Ticketing

Option 1:
One adult ticket: $34
Includes one book ($19 value); access to the reading, book signing, and workshop; plus, discounted general admission to the museum ($25 value). One adult ticket includes the option to reserve up to four children’s tickets (museum admission for children ages 17 and under is always free).

Please note: If an adult has more than four children in their party, the ticketing system will prompt them to add another adult to the order, which would give them a second book and second adult museum admission.

Option 2:
One adult ticket: $19
Includes one book and access to the reading, book signing, and workshop without general admission to the museum. One adult ticket includes the option to reserve up to four children’s tickets (museum admission for children ages 17 and under is always free).

If you have any questions, or need assistance planning your visit, please email museumeducation@oscars.org.

Bio
Jeanne Walker Harvey studied literature and psychology at Stanford University and has worn many job hats, ranging from being a roller coaster ride operator to an attorney, a middle school language arts teacher, and a long-time docent for school groups at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. She is the author of several books for young readers, including the picture book biographies  Dressing up the Stars: The Story of Movie Costume Designer Edith Head, Ablaze with Color: A Story of Painter Alma Thomas, and  Maya Lin: Artist-Architect of Light and Lines. Harvey lives in Northern California. Visit her online at JeanneHarvey.com.

Location

Academy Museum of Motion Pictures
6067 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90036
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States
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