Opening Day Events | Hats: An Anthology by Stephen Jones
September 8, 2012
What’s in a hat? More than a rabbit! Join us as we celebrate the opening of Hats: An Anthology by Stephen Jones. Famed milliner Stephen Jones discusses his art and you can find out which hats suit your style. All events made possible by the Lowell Institute.
11:30 am – 12:30 pm | All ages | Atrium
Demonstration | Hat Tricks: Choosing and Styling The Perfect Hat - for Women
Join Marie Galvin, of GALVIN-ized Hats, Boston, in an interactive session where she discusses and illustrates how to choose the right hat.
1 pm | All ages | Morse Auditorium
Presentation: In Conversation with Stephen Jones | Reservations by September 6
Explore the world of millinery with Stephen Jones, one of the fashion world’s foremost milliners, Oriole Cullen, curator of modern textiles and fashion at London’s Victoria and Albert Museum and Lynda Hartigan, The James B. and Mary Lou Hawkes Chief Curator at PEM. This panel of experts discusses the cultural, historic and decorative properties of the hat, as well as the creation of the exhibition Hats: An Anthology by Stephen Jones.
3 pm – 4 pm | All ages | Morse Auditorium
Presentation: The Art of Men’s Hats | Reservations by September 6
Orlando Palacios has spent the last 20 years designing and manufacturing handcrafted hats for fashion designers, celebrities, Broadway shows and stylish people from around the world. As the owner and head designer of the venerable New York haberdashery, Worth & Worth, he has grown to be the go-to lid-crafter for musicians ranging from Keith Richards to Elvis Costello and Beyoncé. At PEM, Palacios discusses design and the fashion — traditional and contemporary — of wearing men’s hats.