Art History - The Caryatid Hairstyling Project Past and Present Media and Events

Lectures, Poster Sessions, Publications, Exhibitions, Screenings and Presentations:

  • "Classical Hairstyles: Identity and Fashion," Trinity College, March 7, 2016
  • "Classical Hairstyles: Identity, Society and Fashion," University of Arizona, April 5, 2016
  • "Classical Hairstyles: Identity, Society and Fashion," Timken Museum of Art, May 5, 2016


  • "Classical Hairstyles: Identity and Fashion," Bucknell University, October 27, 2015
  • “The Meaning and Technique of Hair in Ancient Greek Art,” ATINER, June 1, 2015
  • “The Caryatid Hairstyles,”The Brearley School, New York City, April 14, 2015
  • “The Caryatid Hairstyling Project,” Fairfield University, March 30, 2015
  • “The Caryatid Hairstyles,” The Marymount School, New York City, November 12, 2013
  • "How to Look Like a Greek Goddess”, March 3, 2013, 2:00-3:30 p.m. at the Wilton Public Library for teens in grades 6-12. 
  • "The Caryatid Hairstyles from the Athenian Acropolis: technique and meaning" Archaeological Associates of Greenwich, Bruce Museum, Greenwich, CT, October 18, 2012 
  • "The Caryatid Hairstyling Project," ARTiria, Lefkada, Greece, June 9, 2012, screening 
  • "The Caryatid Hairstyles," The Brearley School, New York City, April 24, 2012
  • "The Caryatid Hairstyles," Kouros Gallery, New York City, April 17, 2012
  • "Investigating the Surface: Hairstyles of the Athenian Caryatids," Department of Classics, Amherst College, March 27, 2012
  • "The Caryatid Hairstyles: How to Braid Your Hair Like a Greek Goddess," Fairfield University Bookstore, February 15, 2012
  • "Typologies of the Caryatid Coiffures," poster session presentation, 114th Annual Meeting, Archaeological Institute of America, Philadelphia, January 6, 2012
  • "The Caryatid Hairstyles" A.G.A.P.W. (Association of Greek American Professional Women), World Bar, Trump World Tower, New York City, September 13, 2011
  • "The Caryatid Hairstyles," ESEDY (Greek Foreign Affairs Diplomats' Spouses Association), Acropolis Museum, Athens, Greece, June 14, 2011
  • "The Caryatid Hairstyling Project and DVD Screening," Doshisha University, Kyoto, Japan, April 23, 2011
  • "Investigating the Surface: the Parthenon Metopes and the Caryatid Hairstyles," co-sponsored by the American School of Classical Studies at Athens and the American Friends of the New Acropolis Museum, Greek Embassy, Washington, D.C., April 7, 2011
  • "The Athenian Acropolis: The Restoration Project and New Acropolis Museum," and screening of the Caryatid Hairstyling Project, Speaker Series, White Sands Residential Community, La Jolla, California, March 21, 2011
  • "The Caryatid Hairstyles: Reality and Meaning (or how to braid your hair like a Greek goddess)," Department of Art History and Art, Case Western Reserve University, February 8, 2011
  • "Gifts from Athens," AHEPA, New Britain chapter, January 25, 2011
  • "Investigating the Surface: the Parthenon Metopes and the Caryatid Hairstyles," Department of Art History and Archaeology, Columbia University, October 19, 2010


  • “Photographs of the Caryatid Hairstyling Project,” Greek Consulate General in New York City,
  • February 25-March 27, 2015; Greek Embassy, Washington, D.C. , April 30-June 26, 2015
  • “Hair in the Classical World,” Bellarmine Museum of Art, Fairfield University, October 7-December 18, 2015 

Film Festivals:



Katherine A. Schwab and Marice Rose, “Fishtail Braids and the Caryatid Hairstyling Project: Fashion Today and in Ancient Athens,” Catwalk: The Journal of Fashion, Beauty and Style, vol. 4.2 (2015) 1-24.

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