Ya'ara Keydar, Fashion Curator and Historian
Ya’ara Keydar, MA, is a fashion historian and curator, who graduated from the Costume Studies program at NYU, and is a 2016 winner of NYU Steinhardt's Samuel Eshborn Award. She holds a bachelor’s degree with honors in fashion design from Shenkar College.
Keydar curated the exhibition "New York Fashion Rediscovered" at ZAZ10TS Gallery in NYC, and "Je t’aime, Ronit Elkabetz" at Design Museum Holon, which became the museum’s most visited exhibition. Her previous exhibition, "A Walk of Art: Visionary Shoes," was dedicated to artistic shoe designs by students and alumni of Bezalel Academy in Jerusalem. The exhibition showed at the Parasol gallery in New York then commissioned to travel to San Francisco. Keydar also curated Cinderella Syndrome: A Journey in the Footsteps of the Stiletto, in Israel, and co-curated the exhibition Beyond Measure: Fashion and the Plus Size Woman at 80WSE Gallery in New York.
Keydar graduated from the Costume Studies M.A program at NYU and is a 2016 winner of NYU's Samuel Eshborn Award. She holds a bachelor’s degree with honors in fashion design from Shenkar College of Engineering and Design. She interned at the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute, as well as the Museum at FIT.
Keydar was a guest speaker at The Jewish Museum in New York, JCC Manhattan, Bible Lands Museum in Jerusalem, and more.