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Dressing It Up: Beadwork in Northern Communities

Date/Time
04/28/15
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location
The Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum
Bowdoin College, Hubbard Hall
Brunswick, ME 04011
United States

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Opening day for The Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum‘s new exhibit, Dressing It Up: Beadwork In Northern Communities. Women across the north have used colorful Perry McMillan Arctic Museumbeads to embellish clothing and accessories since traders and explorers first introduced these iconic trade goods. From Alaska to Greenland, women have adorned moccasins, clothing, jewelry, bags, dolls, and even sculptures with beads.  The exhibit runs through March 27, 2016. Free. 725-3416.  www.bowdoin.edu/arctic-museum.

 

The Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum
Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine

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