One of the exhibition’s partners is the hat maker Stetson, and here you can see a fedora from the USA, circa 1950/60.
Make a note. From October 20, 2022, the Bavarian National Museum will be all about headdresses. The main thing of the exhibition – hats. hoods. Hip Hop Caps is sponsored by Gloria von Thurn und Taxis.
However, the 62-year-old princess became famous for a different headdress: her eccentric hairstyles, styled by the late Munich star hairdresser Gerhard Meier, were always a topic in the tabloids, especially in the 80s. However, these cannot be seen at the National Museum in Eisbachwelle, instead around 250 hats, bonnets, caps, veils and other headgear, paintings and sculptures await visitors.
Location: Bavarian National Museum at Prinzregentenstrasse 3
In addition to the Louis Blackbourne Foundation, American hat manufacturer Stetson, the inventor of the cowboy hat, is, among other things, a sponsor of the exhibition. Headwear from the Stetson Collection will also be on display, including selected models from overseas archives and European collections on loan to the museum. Stetson also illustrated the designs for the Autumn/Winter 2022/23 collection at the important Museum of Art and Cultural History in Munich.
Along with the exhibition, the publication is the main thing – hats. hoods. Hip hop hats make an appearance. Edited by Frank Matthias Kammel, Munich 2022, about 350 pages, about 550 illustrations.
The special exhibition will be on view from October 20, 2022 to April 30, 2023.
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