Vintage Fashion and Vintage Nude Photography by Bradford J. Smith
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After Hours at the Brookside Museum

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  • Venue: Brookside Museum

Party like its 1949! Join us for a once in a lifetime event .  Enjoy exquisite food and cocktails by Lily and the Rose, sultry jazz by Jeanine Ouderkirk and amazing artwork in an atmosphere evoking the Madison Avenue Fashion world of the ’40s and ’50s 8/10/17 at the Brookside Museum.  Tickets also available night of party.

Bradford J. Smith, Brookside’s most famous – and colorful – occupant, came to Ballston Spa after an illustrious career as a photographer in New York City during the 1940s and 1950s.

By day, fashion photos for Harper’s Bazaar.
By night, nude portraits of aspiring actresses.

Bradford’s (now) vintage photography will be shown in an atmosphere evoking those early days of Madison Avenue’s advertising “mad “ men.

This is a golden opportunity to own a piece of history as vintage prints will go to Heritage Auction House photography auction in October 2017.

Sale of these one of a kind vintage photos will benefit the Saratoga County Historical Society.

Soiree, Thursday, August 10, 2017
Preview and VIP Sale August 7, 8 & 9
Saratoga Historical Society @ Brookside Museum
6 Charlton Street, Ballston Spa, NY brooksidemuseum.org

To benefit the Saratoga County Historical Society. The Saratoga County Historical Society, located in historic Brookside Museum, is dedicated to keeping the history of Saratoga County alive through innovative educational exhibits and events.

Honorary Chairs

  • Deborah Curcio
  • Don Rittner

Honorary Committee

  • Sue Allerdice
  • Cherie Grey
  • Audra Herman
  • Jeanne Obermayer
  • Mary Ellen Laughlin
  • Susan Rivers
  • Stephen Springer
  • Kim Vanyo

Sponsors

  • Atlantic British Parts, Ltd
  • Art Allies Foundation
  • ArtSpark
  • Boggan Construction
  • Greentree Fiber Arts
  • Lily and the Rose
  • New York Makers
  • Torso Lingerie Studio

Event Coordinators

  • Rachel Boggan
  • Brenda Dentinger
  • Audra Herman

Entertainment by

Chanteuse Jeanine Ourderkirk and her Band
http://www.jeaninemariemusic.com

Light Fare by

Lily and the Rose
http://www.lilyandtherose.com

Levels

Patron – $50.00

  • Entry into After Hours Soiree on 8/10/17

VIP – $150.00

  • Entry into After Hours Soiree 8/10/17
  • Ability to view and purchase in advance 8/7-9/17
  • Downloaded version of After Hours Catalogue

Honorary Committee – $250.00

  • Entry into After Hours Soiree 8/10/17
  • Ability to view and purchase in advance 8/7-9/17
  • Downloaded version of After Hours Catalogue
  • Listing on invitations, 8/10 Program Book and signage at 8/10/17 event

Registration

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The Saratoga County Historical Society is recognized as tax-exempt by the IRS under Section 501(c)(3).