On Tuesday, Mrs. Obama plans to publicly donate the gown to the at the 's .
says all since 1912 have contributed to the collection, though not all have parted with their ball gowns. Mrs. Obama's gown will join those currently on display from Helen Taft, , and Laura Bush.
President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama as they dance together at the Obama Home States Inaugural Ball in Washington. The one-shoulder, white chiffon gown first lady Michelle Obama wore to the inaugural balls is going on display. Mrs. Obama plans to publicly donate the gown to the First Ladies Collection at the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of American History.