Kendra Van Cleave: 18th Century Hair Lecture

Sunday, June 29, 2014
Noon - 2:00 pm
Elks Lodge, 2255 Santa Clara Ave, Alameda, CA

Introduction: GBACG presents a lecture with Kendra Van Cleave, author of the new book, 18th Century Hair & Wig Styling: History & Step-by-Step Techniques.

Join us to learn about learn about fashionable hairstyles for men and women from 1700 to 1799 in France, England and the American colonies.

Instructor Bio: Kendra Van Cleave has been creating and studying historic costumes for approximately 15 years. For the past several years she has specialized in 18th century hair and wig styling. She has master's degrees in history and librarianship and publishes scholarly research on the history of fashion, specializing in the 18th century. Her costumes have won various awards, including a best-in-show at Costume Con 26 (2008).

Kendra has taught numerous workshops on the history and how-to of fashion and costume, including wig styling, primarily for the Greater Bay Area Costumers Guild and Costume College. She is on the board of the Costume Society of America's Western Region, and is a past president of the Greater Bay Area Costumers Guild.

Location, Directions & Parking:

The Elks Lodge
2255 Santa Clara Avenue
Alameda, CA (map)

The Elks Lodge features abundant free parking behind the building.

Practicalities: Drinks, including soft drinks, coffee, beer, wine and cocktails, are available for purchase from the bar before the lecture. Please bring cash if you'd like to imbibe.

Afterwards in the same building PEERS will be holding their weekly vintage dance class at its usual time of Sundays 2-4pm. For details, visit

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