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Posted by on Feb 9, 2011 in Costume related, Events | 0 comments


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Find how ancient Egypt style has influenced arts and culture in 20th Century design, costume and films.  “Eternal Style: Fashion and Decorative Arts in Ancient Egypt and Their Influence into Modern Times” is a mini-symposium co-produced  by the CSO with the Society for the Study of Egyptian Antiquities (SSEA).

There will be lectures by experts in the field, with a break for lunch after the first two of  four speakers; these include talks by Martha Mann, freelance costume and set designer for film and stage, and Brian Musselwhite, curator of the ROM’s European Department.

Saturday 26 March 2011, starting 10:00am. Room 1050, 5 Bancroft Avenue, University of Toronto,  $5 CSO and SSAE members; $10 non-members; rsvp to Suzanne McLean, 416-979-7799 ext 227.

Bancroft Avenue is accessible from Huron Street near Spadina Crescent.  More information: or or by phoning 647-520-4339.

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