The Associates of the American Foreign Service Worldwide cordially invites you on Monday, June 5th at 11:00 to join us for a guided tour of The George Washington University and the Textile Museum, located at 701 21st Street, NW Washington, DC 20052.

The guided tour will include an introduction to The George Washington University and the Textile Museum, and feature the exhibition Inspiring Beauty: Fifty Years of Ebony Fashion Fair. For fifty years, the Ebony Fashion Fair shaped a new vision of black America through contemporary fashion. This exhibition of stunning ensembles by leading designers tells the story of the fair’s creator Eunice W. Johnson, who overcame racial prejudice to bring global fashion to African-American audiences.

Inspiring Beauty was developed by the Chicago History Museum in cooperation with Johnson Publishing Company, LLC,presented by the Costume Council of the Chicago History Museum, and toured by International Arts & Artists, Washington, DC.

RSVP by Friday, June 2 to and send your $8.00 check made out to AAFSW to AAFSW Reservations, 4001 North Ninth Street, Suite 214, Arlington, VA 22203 to cover entrance fees.

We look forward to seeing you.

Sheila Switzer
AAFSW Program Chair