All that Glitters Isn’t Gold: Dressing Up “Dress Up”

Wednesday, June 5, 2024
1:00 pm–2:30 pm
Harry and Mildred Remis Auditorium (Auditorium 161)
Ticket Required
Add to Calendar 2024-06-05 13:00:00 2024-06-05 14:30:00 All that Glitters Isn’t Gold: Dressing Up “Dress Up” | 06/05/2024, 1-2:30pm Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 465 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA Museum of Fine Arts, Boston tickets@mfa.org America/New_York public

How do textile conservators and curators prepare costumes for exhibitions? What role does science play in preparing jewelry for presentation? How are mannequins are chosen for display, and what goes on under dresses to make them sparkle? Find out the answers to all these questions and more as you hear from conservators who worked with scientists and curators alike to bring “Dress Up” to life.

Mei-An Tsu, Objects Conservator 
Joel Stephenson, Textile and Fashion Arts Conservator

Course Packages

Purchase a ticket package for the full three-session “‘Dress Up’ in Context” course. Please note that this option is not available after the date of the first session.

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Ticket Information

To order tickets by phone, call 1-800-440-6975 ($6 processing fee applies); to order in person, visit any MFA ticket desk.

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