Albany Institute of History and Art Fashion and Feathers lecture, Sunday, October 21, 2-3PM
Presented by 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. http://www.albanyinstitute.org/event/product/ILLUSTRATED_TALK_Fashion_and_Feathers.html
The lecture is included with museum admission. Museum admission for members is free, adults are $10, Seniors are $8.
All JLA members are invited to join. If interested, RSVP to Michele Melton firstname.lastname@example.org by October 18.