Sea Captain, Tom Cliffe, brought his bride Annie Palmer, this silk wedding dress from China for their 1913 wedding.

Why is June a popular month for weddings? Visit the museum’s upcoming May 20-August 26 exhibit Dressed for the Occasion and find out why.

This gorgeous, silk-laden exhibit will feature over 20 bridal dresses, accessories, wedding gifts and ephemera dating from the mid 1800s to the 1970s. Each dress uniquely reflects the style at the time and the connections to those who wore them.

Stay tuned for more updates leading up to the exhibit launch!