History Museum of Mobile: The Global Language of Headwear

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Date(s) - March 15, 2024 - June 7, 2024
12:00 am

History Museum of Mobile


The Global Language of Headwear: Cultural Identity, Rites of Passage, and Spirituality is a traveling exhibition that features 87 hats and headdresses from 42 countries. It is a tribute to the stunning diversity of the world’s cultures. More than utilitarian objects, each hat is a work of art, not merely due to the skill required to make it, but also as an expression of creativity and meaning. The exhibition is organized into five thematic sections: Cultural Identity; Power, Prestige, and Status; Ceremonies and Celebrations; Spiritual Beliefs; and Protection. Hats and headdresses communicate timeless ideas—not only of beauty, but also of what it means to be human. This exhibition will be on view from March 15, 2024 – June 7, 2024.

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