A faded picture from 1884 of many young men and women in canoes

The Well-Dressed Student: Fashion Display

On Sunday, December 3, from 1:00–3:30 pm, the Spurlock Museum will host “The Well-Dressed Student,” a display of fashionable clothing from the early decades of University of Illinois history. Admission is free. The event is co-sponsored by the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts Costume Shop and held in conjunction with the Museum’s exhibit Knowledge at Work: The University of Illinois at 150.

Knowledge at Work: The University of Illinois at 150 explores the history of campus as a community of educators, researchers, and students engaged in learning, research, and public service. Learn about the contributions of a wide variety of people and groups to campus history and ways the University has changed how it relates to the people it serves. The exhibit runs through December 21, 2018.

Image courtesy of the University of Illinois Archives.

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For further information on this event, contact Beth Watkins at (217) 265-5485 or

To request disability-related accommodations for this event, please contact Brian Cudiamat at (217) 244-5586 or cudiamat@illinois.edu (email link).