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Hollywood Costume comes to VMFA

Posted at 9:20 AM, Nov 06, 2013
and last updated 2013-11-07 16:36:18-05

RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) -- Hollywood Costume, is the latest and newest Exhibition on display at the Virginia Museum Of Fine Arts, runs Saturday, Nov. 9 through Feb. 17.

The highly-anticipated exhibition celebrates the role of costume design in nearly a century of American cinema. The VMFA is the only place you can see the iconic consumes on the East Coast.

This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to see clothes worn by beloved characters in films like The Wizard of Oz, The Birds, My Fair Lady, Spiderman, Titanic, Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince and The Dark Knight Rises and dozens more.

Additionally, many of the costumes have never been publicly displayed or seen beyond the secure walls of studio archives.

In addition to Hollywood Costume, a number of programs will compliment the exhibition including adult studio classes, family event and teen and children's programs.

Also taking place is the 60 Films/60 Days, which is a-movie-a-day extravaganza, runs from Nov. 29 through Jan. 31. The museum will present 60 movie titles featuring costumes from Hollywood Costume.

Click here for more information on Hollywood Costume and all other exhibits at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts call 804-340-1400.

Amtrak Virginia and the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts are giving you an opportunity to take advantage of a special travel discount to see the Hollywood Costume exhibition in Richmond.  The discount is valid for one 40 percent off companion rail fare with the purchase of one regular full adult rail fare.  To take advantage of the discount, reservations are exclusively available at