NCSML presents "Crowning Glory: A Feast of Slovak & Moravian Headdresses" (exhibit)
August 28, 2021 – February 27, 2022
Where: National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Exhibit: Crowning Glory: A Feast of Slovak & Moravian Headdresses, from the Baine/Cincebeaux Collection of Slovak & Czech Folk Dress & Folk Art
Folk dress (kroje) is stunning, each segment more beautiful than the last. This exhibit will focus on the crowning glory: the headdress. Nearly 100 Slovak && Moravian headdresses will be on display. Hours of labor and generations of meaning, mystique, and creativity are infused in each unique piece of art.
Special events scheduled for Saturday, September 18: gallery tours, a presentation of the history and variety of headdresses in Bohemia, Moravia, and Slovakia by Helene Cincebeaux, and a parade of kroje.
National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library
1400 Inspiration Place SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404