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Upcoming Exhibitions

embroidered needlepoint bag

Pockets to Purses: Fashion + Function will explore the history of pockets and purses as fashionable and functional objects that have evolved to accommodate the demands of modern life.

See all current exhibitions.


Fashion and Physique A Fashion Symposium February 23, 2018

On February 23, MFIT hosted its 19th fashion symposium, Fashion and Physique. Lectures and panels included topics on the emergence of the plus-size fashion industry, the impact of popular culture on the female body, and fashion accessibility. Watch the livestream!

Wearing Memories

Wearing Memories Call for Contributors

Do you have a garment that holds special meaning? Share with us its story and images for our spring 2018 exhibition, Fashion Unraveled, a show about clothing that is worn, imperfect, and incomplete. Learn more about contributing!

Fashion Culture

book cover of Fashion in European Art
On Wednesday, March 7, join MFIT director Valerie Steele in conversation with FIT Assistant Professor Justine De Young about her new book, Fashion in European Art. Register today!