A Dress to Impress: History and Memories of Jewish Coming-of Age Fashion
Dec
5
5:30 PM17:30

A Dress to Impress: History and Memories of Jewish Coming-of Age Fashion

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Join us for a discussion on the power of nostalgia and memories in clothing presented by Miss Mitzvah artist Zoe Penina Baker, an insider view on the fabrication of women’s ‘occasion’ fashion from Siobhan Martel, and discover Montreal’s Bat Mitzvahs past and retro Jewish women’s fashion with Jewish Public Library Archives Director Jessica Zimmerman. 

The presentation will be followed by a moderated question period, so bring your curiosity and penchant for nostalgia!

$7 General Admission | $5 Students

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The Talk: A Coming of Age Storytelling Event
Nov
28
7:00 PM19:00

The Talk: A Coming of Age Storytelling Event

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The Museum of Jewish Montreal is excited to invite you to our coming-of-age storytelling event on Tuesday November 28, which we are holding in conjunction with our newest exhibit, Miss Mitzvah

Join us for an evening of stories that will make you laugh and cry, cringe and remenisce, as our diverse storytellers share their different coming-of-age moments – from Bar and Bat Mitzvas to first dances and dates, from rebellion and insecurities to friendship and acceptance. 

Tickets: $10
Student price: pay what you can (recomended contribution $5)
Tickets are available at the door

This event is part of the Museum of Jewish Montreal's oral history initiative, the Stories Project. Check out our online collection of oral histories at imjm.ca, and don't forget to keep your eyes open for more storytelling events throughout the year. 
 

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