SOLD OUT Collection Tour: Behind the Seams with the Dress Detective Dr. Ingrid Mida
This event is sold out and tickets will not be available at the door
$60 General, $50 Members, $40 Students
This ticket includes reserved seats for the Presentation and Book Launch that follows in the auditorium.
Go behind the scenes and take a special, behind the scenes tour of the Textile Museum’s collection storage facilities with Dr. Ingrid Mida, aka The Dress Detective. In this intimate setting, a small group of 8 will take a close look at the beautiful 18th and 19th century dress artifacts and objects that Dr. Mida will be discussing in the public presentation that follows the tour.
Dr. Ingrid Mida is an art and dress historian, artist and curator with a PhD in Art History and Visual Culture. She is a Research Associate at Toronto Metropolitan University and the author of three books published by Bloomsbury: including The Dress Detective (2015), Reading Fashion in Art (2020) and the recently released Dressing and Undressing Duchamp (2022). Dr. Mida has acted as a consultant to museums and private collectors in helping date and interpret photographs, artworks and dress artifacts and has lectured in universities and museums in North America, Europe, the United Kingdom. She is the Editor-in-Chief of the journal DRESS and is on the board of several arts organizations, including the Textile Museum of Canada.