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Family Tree DNA Lecture | A Cut Above: The Power of Coiffure in the Renaisance

  • Museum of Fine Arts - Brown Auditorium 1001 Bissonnet Street Houston, TX, 77005 United States (map)

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A Cut Above: The Power of Coiffure in the Renaissance

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2018, 6:30 PM

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston,

Brown Auditorium Theater; 1001 Bissonnet St., Houston, TX 77005

JANET STEPHENS Hair Archaeologist

Big hair has always been in! The hairstyles of Renaissance women created a sense of identity and power. Learn how these elaborate designs were produced. This lecture/demonstration features a live recreation of a Renaissance hairstyle along with discussion of artifacts and technology from the period, the literature of grooming and hairdressing, and the practical and social ramifications of hair in Renaissance daily life.

FREE Admission