Join us on Saturday, April 24, from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Pacific time, for a talk by author Kimberly Alexander on her 2018 book, Treasures Afoot: Shoe Stories from the Georgian Era. Registration is now open!
Alexander is on the faculty of the History Department of the University of New Hampshire, where she is director of the museum studies program and a lecturer. She has held curatorial positions at several New England Museums, including the MIT Museum, the Peabody Essex Museum and Strawbery Banke. Her book Treasures Afoot: Shoe Stories from the Georgian Era (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2018) traces the history of early Anglo-American footwear from the 1740s through the 1790s. Her forthcoming book, Fashioning the New England Family, will be available in late 2021. She was guest curator of the exhibit “Fashioning the New England Family” at the Massachusetts Historical Society.