Ruth E. Carter: Afrofuturism in Costume Design

  • Dates: April 1, 2023 - August 6, 2023
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Presenting Organization: The Phillips Collection
  • Venue: North Carolina Museum of Art
  • Location: West Raleigh/N.C. State Univ/PNC Arena
  • Address: 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607
  • Times: Wed.-Sun., 10am-5pm
  • Admission: Ticketed; TBA

About

Creating pieces for films such as Black PantherMalcom XSelma, and Do the Right Thing, Carter has designed costumes for legends like Oprah Winfrey, Denzel Washington, Chadwick Boseman, Eddie Murphy, Angela Bassett, and Forest Whitaker.

In this exhibition the NCMA displays more than 60 of Carter’s original garments while also showcasing her immersive process, historical research, and the attention to detail that imbues every project she brings to life.