Calls for Papers / News

Call for Papers: Deconstructing Costume Histories: Rereading Identities in Fashion Collections and Exhibitions

100th Annual CAA Conference – Los Angeles, February 22-25, 2012 Session – Deconstructing Costume Histories: Rereading Identities in Fashion Collections and Exhibitions Co-chairs: Consuelo Gutierrez and Ian McDermott NEW Abstract Deadline: May 20th, 2011 Please send completed submission form, a one to two page double-spaced abstract, a letter explaining the speaker’s interest and expertise in … Continue reading

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Voluntary Work Placement Fund: call for applications

The Voluntary Work Placement Fund is available to assist AAH Student Members with the cost of volunteering at venues such as museums, galleries and auction houses. Whatever career in art history you are aiming for, voluntary work is an essential way of gaining valuable experience. The Voluntary Work Placement Fund funds volunteering at museums, galleries, … Continue reading

Exhibitions

Exhibition: Color Moves: Art and Fashion by Sonia Delaunay

Cooper Hewitt, New York, NY March 18–June 5, 2011 Known primarily as an abstract painter and colorist, Sonia Delaunay applied her talents and theories to all areas of visual expression, including graphics, interiors, theater and film, fashion and textiles. A trademark of Delaunay’s work is the sense of movement and rhythm created by the simultaneous … Continue reading

Exhibitions

Sneak Peek: The Costume Institute’s McQueen Exhibit

For original Thread|New York link, click here: http://www.nbcnewyork.com/blogs/threadny/THREAD-Sneak-Peek-The-Costume-Institutes-McQueen-Exhibit-116722469.html Yesterday in London, Anna Wintour and Samantha Cameron spoke at the Ritz—the site of McQueen’s first post-grad presentation—to unveil preview images of the Costume Institute’s forthcoming exhibition, “Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty.” Undoubtedly the most anticipated fashion event of the year, the exhibit and accompanying Met Gala festivities … Continue reading

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

Scholarships/Awards

Winterthur Research Fellowship Program Application

Winterthur Research Fellowship Program Application Due Date January 15, 2011 Winterthur, a public museum, library, and garden supporting the advanced study of American art, culture, and history, announces its Research Fellowship Program for 2011-12. Winterthur offers an extensive program of short- and long-term fellowships open to academic, independent, and museum scholars, including advanced graduate students, … Continue reading

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The Wolfsonian-FIU Fellowship

The Wolfsonian-Florida International University is a museum and research center that promotes the examination of modern visual and material culture. The Wolfsonian’s fellowship program is intended to support research on the museum’s collection, generally for periods of three to four weeks. The program is open to holders of master’s or doctoral degrees, Ph.D. candidates, and … Continue reading