Adult Programs

A Royal Presentation - Curating the dress collection at Kensington Palace

Alexandra Kim

Members:  $15 per person, General Public:  $20
Registration is required.

From 2008 to 2012, Alexandra Kim was a Curator of Collections at Kensington Palace which is home to the Royal Ceremonial Dress Collection. She will speak to the collection which includes dresses worn by both Queen Elizabeth II and her sister Princess Margaret. She will also describe the preparations for Queen Elizabeth’s Diamond Jubilee in 2012.

This event is brought to you by the Friends of Textiles & Costume.

Biography:
Alexandra read Modem History at Pembroke College, Oxford before studying for an MA in the History of Dress at the Courtauld Institute of Art; London and an MA in Museum Studies at Leicester University. Before moving to Kensington she worked at the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, with the dress collection at Chertsey Museum, Surrey and finally at Buckinghamshire County Museum where she was the Keeper of Art, Clothing and Textiles for six and a half years.

 

 

Location

Theatre ROM, Level 1b

Bloor Street (main entrance)

Instructor

Alexandra Kim, past Curator of Collections, Kensington Palace

Contact

membership@rom.on.ca

416.586.5700