MFIT Receives MANY Award of Merit

March 31, 2014


McQueen dress

A Queer History of Fashion Receives MANY's Highest Honor

We are pleased to announce that the MFIT exhibition  A Queer History of Fashion: From the Closet to the Catwalk has received an Award of Merit from the Museum Association of New York for engaging communities.

The Awards of Merit program acknowledges outstanding programs and individuals who have made the state’s museum community richer and more relevant. They reward the innovative efforts of staff and volunteers and they provide encouragement for the development of new and remarkable projects. 

Image: Alexander McQueen, silk dress from Plato's Atlantis Collection, Spring 2010, England. Museum purchase, 2012.36.2


Below is the award certificate, received at the Museums in Action Annual Conference in Albany on March 31, 2014. Thank you to MANY, our sponsors, and all who made this exhibition possible.

award of many2013 MANY Award of Merit certificate, © MFIT