#MetGala In All Its Glory

We’ve now had a week to digest the photos, the fashion, and the inevitable memes of Met Gala 2018. Hopefully a week has been enough time to take in the weird, wonderful, and worshipful experience that was this year’s annual fundraiser for the Metropolitan Museum’s Costume Institute. Each year the gala’s theme is based onContinue reading “#MetGala In All Its Glory”

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10 Must-See Temporary Exhibitions in Summer 2018

The end of term is in sight and the days are getting longer. And that means we’re all daydreaming of summer. Whether your summer plans call for research or relaxation, take advantage of some stellar temporary exhibitions happening around the globe that are highlighting the production, context, and craftsmanship of medieval art. These exhibitions areContinue reading “10 Must-See Temporary Exhibitions in Summer 2018”

CFP: The Economy of Dress and Textiles: Avenues of Trade, Production and Consumption in the Early Modern Period

Call for Papers: The Economy of Dress and Textiles:  Avenues of Trade, Production and Consumption in the Early Modern Period University of Bologna, Dipartimento di Storia Culture e Civiltà, San Giovanni in Monte, Bologna, Italy, September 15, 2016 Deadline: Apr 30, 2016 The cloth and textile market is of central importance to the late medievalContinue reading “CFP: The Economy of Dress and Textiles: Avenues of Trade, Production and Consumption in the Early Modern Period”

Lecture: Fashionable goods in Early Modern Europe, 1550-1700

INAUGURAL LECTURE: PROFESSOR EVELYN WELCH, Fashionable goods in Early Modern Europe, 1550-1700 Great Hall King’s Building Strand Campus When: 05/03/2014 (18:30) This event is open to all and free to attend, but booking is required via our Eventbrite page. Registration URL: http://evelynwelch.eventbrite.co.uk Thinking through things: An Inaugural Lecture by Professor Evelyn Welch, Vice Principal (Arts & Sciences) TheContinue reading “Lecture: Fashionable goods in Early Modern Europe, 1550-1700”