California Museum hosts “Light & Noir Salon” featuring Julie Kohner and Kimberly Truhler on Sun., Sept. 24
Presentations will explore more of the history of Jewish refugees who fled Nazi persecution during WWII and fashion in film noir during Hollywood’s Golden Age
Sacramento, CALIF. — Sept. 13, 2017: The California Museum today announced the “Light & Noir Salon” on Sun., Sept. 24, 2017 from 12:00 to 5:00 p.m. The one-day event features two multimedia presentations in conjunction with the Museum’s installation of “Light & Noir: Exiles & Émigrés in Hollywood, 1933-1950” continuing through Oct. 15, 2017. At 1:00 p.m., “Voices of the Generations” by Julie Kohner will explore the personal story of her mother’s survival through four concentration camps and relocation in California as featured in the book “Hanna and Walter, A Love Story.” At 3:00 p.m., “The History of Fashion in Film Noir” by Kimberly Truhler of GlamAmor.com will chronicle the costume designs and designers who shaped genre and their continuing influence on fashion today.
Light & Noir Salon featuring Julie Kohner and Kimberly Truhler
1020 O Street (corner of 10th and O Streets), Sacramento, CA 95814
Sun., Sept. 24, 2017
12:00 p.m.: Light & Noir: Exiles & Émigrés in Hollywood, 1933-1950” and all exhibitions open for viewing
1:00 p.m.: “Voices of the Generations” presented by Julie Kohner in auditorium
3:00 p.m.: “History of Fashion in Film Noir” presented by Kimberly Truhler in auditorium
5:00 p.m.: Museum and galleries close
Tickets are $5.00 each for Museum members or $15.00 for non-members and include admission to “Light & Noir: Exiles & Émigrés in Hollywood, 1933-1950” plus all current exhibitions. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit http://www.californiamuseum.org/salon or the Museum Store open Tues. through Sat. from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Sun. from 12:00 to 5:00 p.m.
ABOUT JULIE KOHNER OF VOICES OF THE GENERATIONS:
Julie Kohner is the founder and CEO of Voices of the Generations, Inc. A trained educator, Kohner has been a teacher in Los Angeles public, private and Jewish schools for over 30 years. After the passing of her mother in 1990, she was compelled to share her mother’s story of Holocaust survival and lessons learned through overcoming hardship, racism, deprivation and the pain of war. In 2010, she launched the “Voices of the Generations” program and has since presented at schools, universities, community centers and places of worship across the country, preserving the memories and experiences of the Holocaust for generations to come. For more information, visit http://www.vogcharity.org.
ABOUT KIMBERLY TRUHLER OF GLAMAMOR:
Kimberly Truhler is an author, educator and frequent guest speaker on the history of fashion in film. After more than 20 years studying both film and fashion history, she founded GlamAmor in 2009 and has since written hundreds of articles on iconic costume design and its continuing influence today. Truhler is a consultant to Christie’s and media including Turner Classic Movies (TCM), BBC Worldwide, and Elle magazine and has taught the history of fashion in film at Woodbury University. Currently, Truhler lives in Los Angeles and is writing a biography on costume designer Jean Louis, as well as a book on the history of fashion in film. For more information, visit http://www.glamamor.com.
ABOUT CALIFORNIA MUSEUM:
A self-supporting 501(c)3 non-profit, the California Museum — home of the California Hall of Fame — engages, educates and enlightens people about California’s rich history and unique contributions to the world through ideas, innovation, arts and culture. Through interactive and innovative experiences, the Museum inspires visitors to make their own mark on history. Open Tues.-Sat. 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; Sun.: 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.; closed Mondays. Admission: adults $9.00; college students & seniors $7.50 with valid ID; youth 6-17: $7.00; kids 5 and under free. For more information, visit http://www.californiamuseum.org.
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