Peary MacMillan Arctic Museum
Threads of Change: Arctic Clothing and Identity in the North
April 19, 2017 - December 31, 2019
Arctic Museum main galleries
Lucy Ittinuar, Beaded Inuit Amauti, Rankin Inlet, Nunavut, ca. 1970. Photograph by Daniel Hudson.
Across the Arctic, generations of seamstresses have fashioned animal furs and skins into beautiful, warm, and waterproof clothing. This exhibit explores how northern people have expressed their creativity and identity through the clothing they wear, and how their attire reflects the changing nature of northern life.
Funded by the Russell and Janet Doubleday Endowment.