A Virtual Tour of the Peabody-Essex Museum’s Fashion and Design Gallery
Join Petra Slinkard, the Peabody Essex Museum’s Nancy B. Putnam Curator for Fashion and Textiles and Director of Curatorial Affairs for an armchair tour of the museum’s Fashion and Design gallery. Featured highlights of the collection include examples of avant-garde fashions from designers like Alexander McQueen and Comme des Garcon, plus clothing worn by Iris and Carl Apfel, as well as stellar and unusual examples of everyday dress and global design. Petra Slinkard joined PEM in 2018, where she fosters the growth and inclusive spirit of the museum’s celebrated fashion collection. Slinkard served as the co-curator of Made It: The Women who Revolutionized Fashion, organized in association with the Kunstmuseum Den Haag. Most recently she coordinated the exhibition Patrick Kelly: Runway of Love, which originated at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.