(Overview & big concepts)
How do clothes, costumes, and masks work to transform people into gods, royals, different personalities and more? Join us as we explore costumes, textiles, and masks in the collection.
Possible MFA exhibitions/artists include: Hollywood Glamour: Fashion and Jewelry from the Silver Screen, African Masks, Egyptian Galleries,
Pre-tour group activity:
Hands-On: African Masks
Keep an eye out for uniforms of all kinds (clothing that workers often need to use to identify themselves or prepare themselves for their work). What do these clothes tell you about the jobs these people do? What clues are in the clothes that tell you that?