Est-ce un chapeau? (The Surrealist Hat)
Dilys Blum

Date

Thursday, November 17, 2011

Time

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Place

BGC, 38 West 86th Street

COST

$20.00 Adult
$15.00 Students and Seniors

212.501.3011, programs@bgc.bard.edu

Description

This lecture by textile curator Dilys Blum explores the Surrealist hat from its origins in the art of the Dada and Surrealist movements through its fashionable incarnations in the work of Elsa Schiaparelli and others from the 1930s through the 1950s and, most recently, by contemporary designers such as Stephen Jones and Philip Treacy.

Dilys Blum is senior curator of costume and textiles at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. 

Registration for this event is full; please contact programs@bgc.bard.edu to be placed on the waiting list.


Event, Lectures