In this gallery talk, curator Michele Majer explores how actresses in the late 19th and early 20th centu­ries became key figures in the international cult of celebrity that developed with the rise of mass media and consumerism.

Michele Majer is an assistant professor at BGC and research associate at Cora Ginsburg, LLC, New York City.

Please note: The admission price is for the gallery talk only. If you would like to attend a concert immediately following at 3 pm, please register for A Fashionable Lyric: The Phoenix Quartet in Concert. Admission to this concert includes the gallery talk.