Conferences

Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association: Subcultural Style and Identity

Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association 40th Annual Meeting Renaissance Grand Hotel St Louis, MO, USA March 31- April 3, 2010 Subcultural Style and Identity is a significant and influential component of contemporary fashion and dress. Information can be retrieved from the media, fashion, design, music, social, economic and other cultural histories, as well as sexuality. … Continue reading

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Exhibitions

Inspiring Fashion: Gifts from Designers Honoring Tom Marotta

Philadelphia Museum of Art September 12, 2009 – Summer 2010 Fashion designers use their talent and vision to interpret the current mood and aesthetic, finding inspiration in a variety of sources. The exploration of an artistic movement, a reinterpretation of historic clothing, or the transformation of street styles or utilitarian clothes may be the springboard … Continue reading

Exhibitions

American Woman: Fashioning a National Identity

May 5, 2010–August 15, 2010 Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Exhibition Hall, 2nd floor Learn more about a two-day symposium hosted by the Brooklyn Museum and The Costume Institute at the Met. American Woman: Fashioning a National Identity, is the first Costume Institute exhibition drawn exclusively from the newly established Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at … Continue reading