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Ya'ara Keydar Luft

Ya'ara Keydar Luft

Adjunct Instructor

Ya’ara Keydar, MA, is a fashion historian and curator. Keydar 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. Her recent exhibition, Je t’aime, Ronit Elkabetz opened 2017 at the Israeli Design Museum. Her exhibition A Walk of Art: Visionary Shoes showed in New York in 2017, then traveled to San Francisco. She also curated Cinderella Syndrome: A Journey in the Footsteps of the Stiletto, and co-curated Beyond Measure: Fashion and the Plus Size Woman. She interned at the Metropolitan Museum’s Costume Institute, at the Museum at FIT. Keydar teaches Fashion in Museums at NYUSPS in the Center for Applied Liberal Arts.

Currently Teaching

Fashion in Museums

Examine the suitability of fashion in museums by studying historic fashion exhibitions and taking guided tours of select fashion exhibits in New York.