Dressing Up in Kansas City: Dressed to the Nines
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Dressed to the Nines is the second in a series of exhibitions that the Museum has created focusing on the fashion worn by generations of Kansas Citians. The first exhibition, Dressing Up in Kansas City: Rites of Passage highlighted clothing worn from
“To the nines” is an English phrase meaning “to perfection” or to dress “buoyantly and high class.” From Charles Worth to Charles James, the Kansas City Museum has been collecting the high fashion of Kansas Citians as well as everything in between. Among its hundreds of gowns, the Museum has examples of homemade gowns, custom-made gowns by local dressmakers, and couture gowns—all worn for balls, receptions, inaugurations, and even gowns that made the wearer feel like a fairyView more
800 Broadway, Kansas City, MO 64105
On Broadway Blvd., between 8th and 9th Streets, there is street parking as follows:
West side of Broadway Blvd., two-hour metered parking 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday-Friday;
East side of Broadway Blvd., two-hour metered parking 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday-Friday with no parking 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. Monday-Friday;
West and East sides of Broadway Blvd., free street parking after 6:00 p.m. Monday-Friday and all day on Saturday and Sunday.
On Bank St. and Washington St., there is free two-hour street parking 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday-Friday and free street parking after 6:00 p.m. Monday-Friday and all day on Saturday and Sunday.