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Reigning Men: Fashion in Menswear, 1715–2015

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This video follows Clarissa Esguerra, Assistant Curator, and  Melinda Kerstein, Mount Maker in the Department of Costume & Textiles, while they get a mannequin dressed and ready for the exhibition Reigning Men. The ensemble shown here features a a silk embroidered coat that was made around 1800 in France. 

To celebrate the opening of the exhibition Royal Hawaiian Featherworks: Na Hulu Ali'i, representatives of the Tongva/Gabrieleno, an indigenous group from the Los Angeles area, welcomed the brilliantly covered garments, headdresses and lei to their land. Dancers from the renwoned Hula Halau ‘O Lilinoe, Na Pua Me Kealoha, performed a Kahiko (ancient hula). 

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The exhibition Senses of Time shows time-based media works from five leading contemporary artists of Africa. 

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