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New Exhibition: Cocktails, Lipstick & Jazz: Life in the Age of Fitzgerald

Presented by Montgomery History at Beall-Dawson Museum, Rockville MD

Oct 15, 2016 - Jan 15, 2017

New Exhibition: Cocktails, Lipstick & Jazz: Life in the Age of Fitzgerald

Beaded fringe bounced to the syncopated sounds of jazz, while illegal hooch sloshed in long stemmed glasses. The bull market prevailed and it didn’t matter what you bought; stocks only went up. Names of the sport heroes still echo today: Walter Johnson, Babe Ruth, Jack Dempsey and Man O’ War. On the surface, it was a glittering moment in time captured by F. Scott Fitzgerald in stories like The Great Gatsby and “Bernice Bobs Her Hair.” We will exhibit a cross-section of the period with

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ADMISSION INFO

The exhibit is open at the Beall-Dawson Museum Thursday through Sunday from 12:00 to 4:00.

Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for students and seniors. Children under 5 are free, and can enjoy special activities in our Kids Corner. (Pay for your admission at the museum.)

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PHOTOS

  • Russian immigrants fleeing their homeland were masters of the embroidery that was popular on fashionable 1920s garments.

LOCATION

Beall-Dawson Museum

103 W. Montgomery Ave., Rockville, MD 20850

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