For Better and For Worse


“For Better and For Worse: Sixteen Decades of Wedding Wear at Vassar,” was held in the spring of 2013. The digital exhibition includes photographs from the exhibition, three-dimensional rotating views of featured objects (objectVRs), personal photographs and stories shared by Vassar community members, a video … Continue reading

Fashioning an Education


At a conference about Women’s History in the Digital World at Bryn Mawr College in March 2013, I presented about an online exhibition at Vassar. This was part of a panel about what online representations of historic dress can reveal … Continue reading

Fashioning an Education


“Fashioning an Education: 150 Years of Vassar Students and What They Wore,” was held in the spring of 2011. To celebrate the college’s 150th anniversary, the Vassar College Costume Collection shared student, faculty, and alumnae research about the complex role that … Continue reading