Opening Ceremony of “A Glance of Glamour: Western Fashion of the 19th-20th Centuries” (2015-03-20)
        On the evening of March 20, 2015, a special opening of exhibition “A Glance of Glamour: Western Fashion of the 19th-20th Centuries” is held at CNSM, attended by GE Huijun, JIN Changzheng, JIN Xingsheng, CHEN Yao, etc. leaders of Zhejiang Provincial governoment, and representatives from universities, museums and costumes relative companies. String players from Zhejiang Academy of Music make a show.

        The exhibition is hosted by Zhejiang Provincial Department of Culture and Zhejiang Administration of Cultural Heritage, and organized by China National Silk Museum.

        Since 2011, with the support of Zhejiang Provincial Government and all other relevant departments, CNSM started the route of collecting western costumes and now nearly forty thousand pieces being CNSM's permanent collection. Here are to present about two hundred of CNSM's best collections. One big purpose of this exhibition is to roughly go through CNSM's collection, knowing what we have, and lay the foundation for future display; expressing gratitude to all the departments, organization and person who have been supporting us all along; declaring our collection to the society especially to the whole fashion education, design and industry. Meantime, we would like to form a touring exhibition to all over the country, showing the glamour of our collection.