Parkas: a gift from the North
1 February 2021

Parka coats can be found in wardrobes around the world but did you know that this classic coat design originated in the Arctic? Amber Lincoln, curator of the Citi exhibition Arctic: culture and climate, explores how Arctic parkas are made, how they keep you warm and what their designs signify.

Object in Focus: Arctic amautis (mothers’ parkas)
20 January 2021

Find out how children stay warm in the Arctic with the help of beautiful parkas, and hear first-hand the experience of what it is like to design and wear one.