In a State of Dress

Sunday, 11 January 2015 - 2:00pm

Rainey Auditorium, Penn Museum, 3260 South Street

In a State of Dress

Penn Museum Second Sunday Culture Films

The films in this year's Penn Museum Second Sunday Series highlight vibrant expressions of culture from diverse locations around the world. More information: penn.museum/culturefilms.


BELGIUM

In a State of Dress
(Madelief de Heer, 2010)

H. Kristina Haugland, Philadelphia Museum of Art Textiles curator of costume and textiles, presents a film about the few remaining elderly women in a small town in Holland who painstakingly dress in 16th century attire as a matter of tradition, or perhaps habit.

Films in the Local Color series cosponsored by Penn Humanities Forum, Provost Interdisciplinary Arts Fund, Africa Center, Cinema Studies Program, Center for East Asian Studies, History of Art Department, La Casa Latina, Latin American and Latino Studies Program, Mexican Cultural Center of Philadelphia, South Asia Center, and University Museum Library.

Films are free with museum admission. Pre-registration is not required.