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ILLUSTRATED TALK Fashion and Feathers

  • Dates: October 21, 2018
  • Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
  • Price: Included with museum admission
  • Overview

    Diane Shewchuk, Curator at the Albany Institute and Jeremy Kirchman, Ph.D., Curator of Orinthology at the New York State Museum

    Enjoy a lively show and tell and see feather-trimmed Victorian hats, folding fans, and fashion from the Albany Institute's collection. Jeremy will identify the feathers and explore the history of plume hunters who decimated many species of birds to the point of near extinction.

    Included with museum admission

    *We have limited space for our lectures and seats are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Attendees will receive a wristband at the admission desk the day of the lecture.