Lucile lectures launched at Guelph Civic Museum


Lucile lectures launched at Guelph Civic Museum

GUELPH, ON, September 14, 2016: With sweater weather fast approaching, talk at Guelph Museums will turn to fashion, scandal, and the remarkable life of Lucile, Lady Duff Gordon. This fall Guelph Museums launches a limited-time lecture series to support the celebrated exhibition, Lucile: Fashion. Titanic. Scandal.

On Sunday, September 25 at the Civic Museum, Marlis Schweitzer kicks off the lecture series with “Patriotic Acts of Consumption: Lucile and the vaudeville fashion show craze. “

This will be followed by:

  • October 2: Tracy Gordon – Pinched and Padded, Laced and Layered: How Lucile helped set women free.
  • October 16: Jonathan Walford – Suffragettes to Flappers: Fashion in the 1910s.
  • November 13: Hugh Brewster: How a Girl from Guelph Astonished the World.

Participants will have the opportunity to tour the exhibition following the lectures.

Tickets are $15 +HST, and can be purchased at

Guelph Civic Museum is located at 52 Norfolk St.




Sarah Ball | Community Relations Coordinator, Guelph Museums
Public Services, City of Guelph
T 519-836-1221 x3392
[email protected]

Posted by Dawn Owen on September 14, 2016