Museum focused on international fashion to open in Atlanta

AP News
Posted: Oct 01, 2015 12:01 PM

ATLANTA (AP) — The Savannah College of Art and Design is opening a new fashion museum at its Atlanta campus.

SCAD President and Founder Paula Wallace says the museum will host exhibits, films and lectures on international fashion. The SCAD FASH museum opens to the public Saturday, with free admission from noon to 5 p.m.

The first exhibit features work by Oscar de la Renta, including gowns on loan from first lady Laura Bush and dresses worn by Taylor Swift and Oprah Winfrey.

Officials say it is one of the largest fashion museums in the U.S.