Conversation with Alexandra Palmer at the McCord Museum

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Conversation with Alexandra Palmer: The Legacy of Christian Dior

Appreciate Christian Dior‘s “New Look” from every angle during a conversation between Alexandra Palmer, Senior Curator, Nora E. Vaughan Fashion Costume Curatorship at the Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, and Cynthia Cooper, Head, Collections and Research, and Curator, Dress, Fashion and Textiles at the McCord Museum.

Ms. Palmer explore the technical specifics and socio-cultural context that brought about Dior’s overnight success, a popularity that endures to this day. You’ll also discover details and hear anecdotes about how the McCord Museum and the Royal Ontario Museum worked together to open the landmark exhibition.

The virtual conversation in English is followed by a public discussion period in French and English.

The exhibition Christian Dior is presented by Holt Renfrew Ogilvy and produced by the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto.