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Gallery Talk: Silk Skirts of Burma

Museum docents

On Thursdays at 12:30 p.m., join docents and museum staff for interactive talks that focus on textile artworks on display. This week, discover what wealthy and fashionable Bamar women wore for special occasions in 19th-century Burma (present-day Myanmar).

About Gallery Talks

Discover the stories behind textiles in our collections—who made them, how they were used, and the cultural traditions and historical context that shaped them. Each talk lasts for about 30 minutes and begins in the museum lobby. Browse upcoming talks