Our newest exhibition, Coming of Age, provides a brief look into the history of debutantes. This exhibit explores traditional English standards while examining the transition into American practices with highlights of local Waco traditions.
“Between the dresses and the music and the overall setting, I hope it transports people back to an Edwardian time”
- Jenni Opalinski
Highlights of the Exhibition include:
Music that will transport you to a debutante ball during the Edwardian Age
Edwardian fashions from the Heritage Collection representing attire worn at a traditional debutante ball
A look at how modern debutante balls today are still influenced by the traditions and customs of Edwardian debutante balls