(PRESS RELEASE)_(Boca Raton, FL – May 19, 2022) The Schmidt Boca Raton History Museum (SBRHM) is celebrating its first half-century with a new temporary exhibition and another Town Hall Tea Time in in its newly remodeled space in historic Town Hall at 71 N. Federal Highway (33432). For more information, please call 561.395.6766 or visit www.BocaHistory.org.
Town Hall Tea Time
Wednesday, June 1 at 2 pm
Where Were You in ’72?
Fashions of the 1970s
From hippie wear to disco, this program will feature a fashion show and designs by the students from THOS Fashion School in Boca Raton. This is the perfect opportunity to look back at the way we were—50 years ago!—while supporting talented designers of the future, who will share their new creations inspired by fashion trends of the 70s. Presented by Letty Sanchez, THOS Fashion School students, and Olivia Hollaus, Founder and Creative Director of Protect My Shoes, a brand focused on creating stylish, sustainable, and effective shoe care products, and former Style Contributor to Boca Magazine.
The cost to attend is FREE for members of the Boca Raton Historical Society, and $10 for nonmembers. To RSVP, please email email@example.com or call 561.395.6766, ext. 100.
History-minded and fashion-savvy attendees can also visit the Museum’s new temporary exhibition:
Fifty Years of Collecting
Running through December 2022
Featuring artifacts and memorabilia that represent the wide range of items that make up the ever-growing historical collections of The Schmidt Boca Raton History Museum, the new temporary exhibition includes everything from Floy Mitchell’s flapper dress to a circa 2000 Votomatic voting machine. These items show the breadth of the Boca Raton Historical Society’s collections acquired over the past half-century and tell a story about how Boca Raton has grown and changed since its establishment as a farming village in the 1890s.
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