Did you know that the month of June is named after the Roman goddess Juno? Juno was the Roman counterpart to the Greek goddess Hera, who was believed to be connected with women, marriage, and family. Because of this connection, in ancient times, it was believed that getting married in June was lucky, and it would increase the likelihood of a long and happy union.

And if you’re looking for some inspiration, our exhibit Dressed for the Occasion, on display in our upstairs gallery, will guide you through wedding dress styles throughout the late-19th to the 20th century.