Apron Strings: Ties to the Past

  • 1906 Calder Avenue, Beaumont, TX 77701
  • (409) 832-2134
  • September 23, 2021 - January 7, 2022
  • Recurring weekly on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • McFaddin-Ward House
  • 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
  • Free

The McFaddin-Ward House is proud to present the exhibit Apron Strings: Ties to the Past, A Program of Exhibits USA, national division of Mid-America Arts Alliance with Texas Commission on the Arts and The National Endowment for the Arts. This exhibit chronicles changing attitudes towards gender norms associated with domestic work and how this seemingly simple garment connected to identify formation. Exhibited aprons date from the 1900s through present and include examples by several contemporary artists. 

Visitors to this exhibit can expect hands-on interactives, a place to share their own apron memories, and learning activities for all members of the family. Apron Strings:Ties to the Past is on exhibit from September 23, 2021 - January 7, 2022 in the Carriage House of the McFaddin-Ward House Museum.

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