Drag Art History: Spilling the Tea on the Tudor Dynasty

June 23, 2023

Drag performer Per Sia next to a painting of Henry VIII

Hear about the drama behind the Tudor dynasty.

In an art history lesson like no other, Curatorial Assistant Isabella Holland and local drag performer Per Sia share the stories behind our exhibition The Tudors: Art and Majesty in Renaissance England and dish on all the dynasty drama.

About Per Sia

With a pedigree from weekly performances at the late, iconic Esta Noche, her trajectory has gone on to include art curation, stand-up, television, and a quinceañera or two, in San Francisco, Los Angeles, and México. Currently, she is a regular performer in the nationally acclaimed “Drag Story Hour.” She is also an educator in residence at an after-school arts program in the San Francisco Unified School District, and has been profiled on KQED Arts, National Public Radio, and CNN.

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