Exhibitions

Upcoming Exhibition: Alexander McQueen

Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty May 4, 2011–July 31, 2011 Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Exhibition Hall, 2nd floor The exhibition, organized by The Costume Institute, will celebrate the late Alexander McQueen’s extraordinary contributions to fashion. From his postgraduate collection of 1992 to his final runway presentation which took place after his death in February 2010, … Continue reading

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Going Green Exhibition Closing This Month

CURRENT EXHIBITION Eco-Fashion: Going Green FIT: Fashion & Textile History Gallery May 25 – November 26, 2010 The Museum at FIT presents Eco-Fashion: Going Green, an exhibition exploring the evolution of the fashion industry’s multifaceted and complex relationship with the environment. By examining the past two centuries of fashion’s good—and bad—environmental and ethical practices, Eco-Fashion: … Continue reading

Exhibitions

American High Style: Fashioning a National Collection Exhibition

Brooklyn Museum American High Style: Fashioning a National Collection May 7–August 1, 2010 Morris A. and Meyer Schapiro Wing, 4th Floor To mark the new relationship between the Brooklyn Museum and the Costume Institute at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Brooklyn Museum presents an exhibition of some of the most renowned objects from its … Continue reading

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American Woman: Fashioning a National Identity Exhibition

Costume Institute The Metropolitan Museum of Art May 5, 2010–August 15, 2010 Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Exhibition Hall, 2nd floor American Woman: Fashioning a National Identity is the first Costume Institute exhibition drawn from the newly established Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at the Met. It explores developing perceptions of the modern American woman from … Continue reading

Exhibitions / Lectures

Lecture: Sustainable Fashion Futures – Mathilda Tham at FIT

Sustainable Fashion Futures – Mathilda Tham Thursday, June 17, 6-8 pm Katie Murphy Amphitheatre Fred P. Pomerantz Art and Design Center, first floor Dr. Mathilda Tham will discuss how fashion and our relationship with it can incorporate more sustainable ideas, practices, and processes. Dr. Tham is a Visiting Professor in Fashion at Beckmans College of … Continue reading

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Eco-Fashion: Going Green Exhibition

Eco-Fashion: Going Green Fashion & Textile History Gallery May 26 – November 13, 2010 The Museum at FIT presents Eco-Fashion: Going Green, an exhibition exploring the evolution of the fashion industry’s multifaceted and complex relationship with the environment. By examining the past two centuries of fashion’s good—and bad— environmental and ethical practices, Eco-Fashion: Going Green … Continue reading

Exhibitions / Publications

Black Fashion Museum

A great post from iheartthreadbared.wordpress.com! The commentary before the review could apply to all the underrepresented groups of women in the United States. http://iheartthreadbared.wordpress.com/2010/05/22/linkage-black-fashion-museum/ Hopefully more collections and scholarship like the ones for Hispanic designers listed below will help bring more attention to these glaring gaps. The Latin American Fashion Reader Regina Root Berg Publishers … Continue reading