This Thursday November 8th, 2023, ALMA | LEWIS will open our new exhibition, Naomi Sims: (Super) Model Citizen which will run from November 8, 2023 – February 24, 2024. The inauguration of the exhibition will take place on November 8th, 2023 in the ALMA | LEWIS gallery from 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm featuring a curator talk by our Founding Executive Director and Chief Curator Kilolo Luckett. RSVP for the event here.
Naomi Sims: (Super) Model Citizen is an unprecedented exhibition that pays homage to a lessor known yet groundbreaking figure who revolutionized the fashion industry and set the stage for future generations of models and fashion icons. This exhibition is a visual and narrative journey that celebrates her life, her impact on the world of fashion, beauty, health, and art, and her advocacy for true diversity and inclusivity within the industry. Naomi Sims: (Super) Model Citizen showcases a compelling collection of iconic and rarely seen photographs and archival material that capture the grace, beauty, and fortitude of this trailblazing supermodel. More information on the exhibition here.