"The Stories We Wear" Exhibit at The Penn Museum

Add to Calendar Event Has Passed 2021-09-25 10:00:00 2022-06-22 17:00:00 America/New_York "The Stories We Wear" Exhibit at The Penn Museum <p><a href="https://www.penn.museum/">The Penn Museum</a>&nbsp;unveils fashion and apparel across time with&nbsp;<a href="https://www.penn.museum/on-view/galleries-exhibitions/the-stories-we-wear">The Stories We Wear</a>, a nearly 3,700-square-foot exhibition opening to the public on Saturday, September 25, 2021.</p> <p>Showcasing 2,500 years of style and adornment through approximately 250 remarkable objects, The Stories We Wear reveals how clothing and accessories offer powerful expressions of identity—examining the purpose and meaning behind “what we wear.”</p> <p>Curated by Dr. Lauren Ristvet, Robert H. Dyson Curator in the Penn Museum’s Near East Section, Dr. Sarah Linn, Research Liaison in the Academic Engagement Department, and Dr. Jane Hickman, Consulting Scholar to the Mediterranean Section, the exhibition features a spectacular array of attire, jewelry, uniforms, regalia, and tattoos.&nbsp;</p> <p>Opening weekend (9/25/2021) for The Stories We Wear features all kinds of family activities, including:</p> <ul> <li>Pop-up talks with experts on topics like fashion through time, ancient jewelry, &amp; women warriors</li> <li>Design-your-own-jewelry</li> <li>Create-your-own-sports jersey coloring activities</li> <li>Live performances from the Chinese Opera Society of Philadelphia, Jillian Pirtle of the Marian Anderson Historical Society, and Drag Queen Eric Jaffe.</li> </ul> <p><a href="https://www.penn.museum/on-view/galleries-exhibitions/the-stories-we-wear">Learn More!</a></p> <p>Price: Adults $18, Children $16, FREE for military veterans and teachers with ID</p> "The Stories We Wear" Exhibit at The Penn Museum, 3260 South Street Philadelphia, PA 19104
25 Sep 2021 10:00 AM - 22 Jun 2022 5:00 PM
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The Penn Museum unveils fashion and apparel across time with The Stories We Wear, a nearly 3,700-square-foot exhibition opening to the public on Saturday, September 25, 2021.

Showcasing 2,500 years of style and adornment through approximately 250 remarkable objects, The Stories We Wear reveals how clothing and accessories offer powerful expressions of identity—examining the purpose and meaning behind “what we wear.”

Curated by Dr. Lauren Ristvet, Robert H. Dyson Curator in the Penn Museum’s Near East Section, Dr. Sarah Linn, Research Liaison in the Academic Engagement Department, and Dr. Jane Hickman, Consulting Scholar to the Mediterranean Section, the exhibition features a spectacular array of attire, jewelry, uniforms, regalia, and tattoos. 

Opening weekend (9/25/2021) for The Stories We Wear features all kinds of family activities, including:

  • Pop-up talks with experts on topics like fashion through time, ancient jewelry, & women warriors
  • Design-your-own-jewelry
  • Create-your-own-sports jersey coloring activities
  • Live performances from the Chinese Opera Society of Philadelphia, Jillian Pirtle of the Marian Anderson Historical Society, and Drag Queen Eric Jaffe.

Learn More!

Price: Adults $18, Children $16, FREE for military veterans and teachers with ID