Education

The Education department of The Museum at FIT supports the museum’s mission to educate and inspire perse audiences with public programs that advance knowledge of fashion. The department also oversees museum publications and photography.

Every year we provide unique programming with an interdisciplinary approach to fashion.

People on Stage for Virtual Event
VIDEO PLAYLISTS: Watch recordings from past events, symposia, and education programs.
Constance White, Jeriana San Juan, Grace Wales Bonner, Valerie Steele, and Mimi Plange standing together
INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIA: Our symposia bring together curators, scholars, and fashion professionals to explore important themes in fashion.


View educational resources for educators, teens, and children. 

group of kids sitting on floor looking up at mannequins and teacher
EDUCATIONAL COLLABORATIONS: The Museum at FIT partners with educational institutions to organize school programs geared toward students who range from kindergarten to college level.
Mannequin stand
INTERNSHIPS: The Museum’s rigorous internship program provides learning and research opportunities to graduate students.
Fashion Culture events
IMAGE GALLERY: Browse through images from past Fashion Culture events.
People sitting in chairs on stage during a panel
FASHION CULTURE PROGRAMS: The Fashion Culture program series provides new perspectives on the culture of fashion through lectures, panels and conversations, film screenings, and tours of our exhibitions.