SOLD OUT Presentation and Book Launch: Behind the Seams with the Dress Detective Dr. Ingrid Mida
Textile Museum of Canada Auditorium
This event is sold out and tickets will not be available at the door.
$20 General, $15 Members, $10 Students
Join Dr. Ingrid Mida, aka The Dress Detective, as she goes behind the seams to analyze selected artifacts from the collection of the Textile Museum of Canada.
Dr. Mida will share her Slow Approach to Seeing and other research tips from her books The Dress Detective (2015) and Reading Fashion in Art (2020). She will also introduce her latest book Dressing and Undressing Duchamp (released on October 22, 2022) which seeks to unravel the relationship between fashion and art.
Limited premium tickets are available for a special tour of the Museum collection storage facilities before Dr. Mida’s presentation. Learn more and register for this tour HERE.
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.