Thursday, August 28, 2014
Annual Veronika Gervers Memorial Lecture
Dr. Philip Sykas from Manchester Metropolitan University, will look at the market for British printed garment textiles that grew alongside radical technological and design changes in the period 1780-1880.
ROM Contemporary Culture in partnership with the Canadian Art Foundation International Speaker Series present:
34th Annual Holocaust Education Week, Opening Lecture
FREE. RSVP Required.
Seating is limited and is on a first-come, first-served basis.
Luxury textiles were indispensible symbols of status, wealth and power at imperial courts across the vast Islamic lands from the Atlantic to the Indian Ocean.
ROM 100 Speaks
Join The Fashion Doctors, Alexandra Palmer and Timo Rissanen as they take you through the creation of a garment from start to finish.
This lecture charts the varied ways in which social interaction with textiles and their production informed the fabric of life of women in medieval Cairo.
Pre-registration is required. Ticket sales will not be available at the door.
Free. RSVP Required.
Fourth Annual Qiumby F. Hess Lecture. Everyone Welcome.