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Marjorie Merriweather Post's Paris Lecture Series

Experience the City of Light through Marjorie Merriweather Post's eyes with this two-part lecture series. The featured speakers are Petra Slinkard, the director of curatorial affairs and the Nancy B. Putnam curator of fashion and textiles at the Peabody Essex Museum, and Megan Martinelli, Hillwood's associate curator of textiles, apparel, jewelry, and accessories. This lecture series is part of the exhibition Marjorie Merriweather Post's Paris.

Visitors can attend and ask questions whether they choose to come in person or join the livestream from the comfort of home; questions will be taken from all locations.


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Upcoming Events

Join Petra Slinkard for a presentation drawing from her award winning book, The Women Who Revolutionized Fashion | 250 years of design, spotlighting the work of female designers working in early 1900s Paris in honor of Marjorie Merriweather Post's Paris.

Thursday 14 March - 5:30 to 8:00pm
$0-10; In-person tickets have sold out

Delve into the behind-the-scenes stories of Marjorie Merriweather Post’s travels to Paris and more with Hillwood’s associate curator of textiles, apparel, jewelry and accessories and curator of Marjorie Merriweather’s Post Paris, Megan Martinelli.

Wednesday 27 March - 5:30 to 8:00pm