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Ya’ara Keydar is a fashion historian and curator. She is currently a doctoral student in the Cultural Studies Ph.D. program at Hebrew University.

Keydar graduated from the Costume Studies M.A. program at NYU and holds a B.A. with honors in fashion design from Shenkar College.

Her recent exhibition “Alber Elbaz: The Dream Factory", opened in September 2022 at Design Museum Holon. Previously, Keydar curated the museum’s exhibitions “The Ball: Fashion & Escapism", (2021), which became the museum’s most successful exhibition to date; "New York Fashion Rediscovered", at ZAZ10TS Gallery in NYC (2020); and "Je t’aime, Ronit Elkabetz", at Design Museum
Holon (2018). 

Keydar was a guest speaker at The Jewish Museum in New York, JCC Manhattan, Bible Lands Museum in Jerusalem,

among others. She interned at the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute, as well as the Museum at FIT.


Photo: Saar Pesach

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