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Jane Austen: Fashion & Sensibility Art Exhibit

June 11 - September 4

Taft Museum of Art

Free – $18
Jane Austen: Fashion & Sensibility
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See Jane Austen: Fashion & Sensibility at the Taft Museum of Art from June 11th through September 4th.


Jane Austen’s novels have been cherished by millions of readers for two hundred years. Her classic stories have reached many others as adaptations for the screen. Jane Austen: Fashion & Sensibility features approximately forty costumes and accessories worn in popular film and television productions. Drawn from the collection of award-winning British costume house Cosprop Ltd., these meticulously tailored ensembles will transport you to the Regency era through ball gowns, wedding dresses, day dresses, hats, jackets, waistcoats, riding habits, and other middle- and upper-class clothing.

Jane Austen: Fashion & Sensibility provides an unforgettable opportunity to see, up close, costumes worn by Hollywood celebrities including Kate Winslet, Emma Thompson, Gwyneth Paltrow, Judi Dench, Colin Firth, and Hugh Grant. The exhibition brings to life beloved characters from Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Emma, and Mansfield Park, while revealing powerful themes of class, gender, and social dynamics in Austen’s world.

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Tickets to Jane Austen: Fashion & Sensibility:

Admission is free for Taft members; $8 for guests of members; $18 for non-members; $16 for seniors.  Due to the popularity of this exhibition, reservations in advance are highly encouraged.

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About the Taft Museum of Art:

The Taft Museum of Art is a living landmark tucked away in downtown Cincinnati, where art and history live on the walls—and in the walls. Built around 1820 as a private home for several of Cincinnati’s most prominent citizens, the Taft Museum of Art is now one of the finest small art museums in America and holds National Historic Landmark status for its historic house and Duncanson murals.

Throughout our grounds, guests can also always enjoy special exhibitions, the historic outdoor garden, our Museum Shop and Lindner Family Café, events and programming for all ages, and complimentary on-site parking. It is all under one roof, culminating in a one-of-a-kind, multi-sensory experience that puts you at the center of art and history.


Parking at Taft Museum of Art:

The Taft offers limited free on-site parking for guests visiting the museum, the Museum Shop, and the Lindner Family Café during regular museum hours in the Taft’s on-site garage. The front gates and garage open 15 minutes before opening.


Prohibited Items at Taft Museum of Art:

The Taft reserves the right to refuse entry to any visitor carrying a prohibited item. All bags and containers of any type are subject to security inspection.

  • Other than water, outside food or drink is not allowed, unless for medical purposes.
  • Glass containers, jars, aerosol cans, and liquids other than water are not permitted in the museum.
  • Any large objects, such as flags, banners, recreational equipment, and more are not permitted in the museum.
  • Plants and flowers are not permitted.
  • Costumes are not permitted.
  • Weapons and hazardous materials are not permitted.
  • Illegal substances and/or contraband are not permitted.


Accessibility at the Taft Museum of Art:

The museum is accessible to visitors with mobility impairment. Accessible elevators and lifts, restrooms, parking, wheelchairs, and ramps are available.



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June 11
September 4
Free – $18
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Taft Museum of Art
316 Pike Street
Cincinnati,OH45202United States
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