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Fashion Culture programs are organized by The Museum at FIT to provide new perspectives on the culture of fashion.
Programs are free unless otherwise indicated. Reservations are required for all events, as space is limited. 
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Talk & Tours

 (left) Football uniform, c. 1920, wool and cotton duck, USA, museum purchase; (right) Geoffrey Beene, “football jersey” dress, Fall 1967, silk and sequins, USA, museum purchase.
(left) Football uniform, c. 1920, wool and cotton duck, USA, museum purchase; (right) Geoffrey Beene, “football jersey” dress, Fall 1967, silk and sequins, USA, museum purchase.
Uniformity

Wednesday, August 17 | 10:30 am

Fashion & Textile History Gallery

Uniformity explores the dynamic history behind a variety of uniforms, considering both their social role and their influence on high fashion. The exhibition is organized thematically to focus on four categories of uniforms: military, work, school, and sports. Uniformity includes over 70 objects from The Museum at FIT’s permanent collection, many of which have never been on view before.

Talk and Tours begin in the museum lobby. Reservations are required.

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Events

There are no upcoming MFIT lectures or panels.



Symposium

Soinard, day dress, circa 1887. Pink silk satin with application of brown silk velvet.  © Julien Vidal / Galliera / Roger-Viollet
Soinard, day dress, circa 1887. Pink silk satin with application of brown silk velvet. © Julien Vidal / Galliera / Roger-Viollet
Proust's Muse Symposium

Thursday, October 20

Katie Murphy Amphitheatre
Fred P. Pomerantz Art and Design Center

The Museum at FIT presents its 16th academic symposium Proust’s Muse. The day-long symposium is organized in conjunction with the exhibition Proust's Muse, The Countess Greffulhe. Researchers from the United States and Europe will discuss the connections between fashion, patronage, literature, and the arts in turn of the century France.

This event will be free.  Registration will be required, however reservations are not yet accepted. 

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