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Wedding Shoes: Girls' Night Out

  • Museum of Old Newbury 98 High Street Newburyport, MA 01950 (map)

Wedding Shoes: Girls’ Night Out

She walks in beauty, in the most important shoes she will ever wear. All brides are beautiful, especially their shoes!

Hopes, dreams, fantasies and emotions fill every brides’ shoes. Bridal footwear is ingrained with traditions dating back over the centuries.

Join costume historian Lois Valeo at another Girls’ Night Out visual journey through bridal shoe history. Hear the enchanting stories of long-ago brides and their shoes from the museum collection. View examples from antiquity to present day that reveal fascinating social and historical details. Consider iconic brides such as Princess Diana and Grace Kelly and how they captured our imagination.

Enjoy a glass of wine at 6:30 and adjourn to the Benjamin Lecture Hall at 7:00, and behold a magical tribute to the romantic and charming wedding shoe.

Wednesday, October 24
Reception 6:30pm Program 7:00pm
Seating is limited; contact 978-462-2681 or to reserve your seat.

Earlier Event: October 16
Cider Mills & Tanneries of Essex County
Later Event: November 7
Student Symposium