Calendar of Events
Fashion Culture programs will resume in the summer.
The new schedule will be posted in mid-May (2013)
Fashion Culture programs are organized by The Museum at FIT to provide insightful and intriguing perspectives on the culture of fashion. Programs are FREE, unless otherwise indicated. Reservations are required for all events, as space is limited.Special Events
|Challenge and Change: Fashion in the Industrial Age ~ a Symposium
Saturday, May 11, 9am - 4pm
Robert Lagary Board Room
Marvin Feldman Center, Ninth Floor
Students of the MA program in Fashion & Textile Studies: History, Theory and Museum Practice, present their annual symposium, Challenge and Change: Fashion in the Industrial Age. Thirteen papers will be presented on the subject of fashion during the industrial revolution.
This event is free and open to the public.
Download the schedule of papers (PDF)
|Cross-Pollination: Masterpieces of the Collections
This workshop was organized by The Museum at FIT in conjunction with Mexico’s Atelier Romo and the Sala de Arte Publico Siqueiros (SAPS). Under the mentorship of artist Sebastian Romo and Tanya Melendez, MFIT’s curator of education, students from FIT and Atelier Romo interpreted MFIT’s costume collection and SAPS’ murals. Results have been published at the link above. This workshop was funded in part by the FIT Student-Faculty Corporation, the Jumex Foundation and the Mexican Cultural Institute of New York.
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