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.
Talk and Tours
Join museum curators for the popular Talk and Tour series. Tours begin in the museum lobby. Reservations required.
Monday, June 10, 6:00 pm (EM)
Wednesday, July 31, 10:30 am (AE)
Fashion and Textile History Gallery
Join Ariele Elia or Emma McClendon for a tour of RetroSpective, an exhibition exploring fashion’s relationship with its own history, and the many designers who embrace the past to create reinterpretations of everything from crinolines to “flapper” dresses. The exhibition includes work by Nicolas Ghesquière for Balenciaga, Norman Norell, Yves Saint Laurent, Anna Sui, Walter Van Beirendonck, and artist Cat Chow.
|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.
The Museum at FIT and the college reserve the right to cancel a program at any time.
Unless otherwise indicated, check-in for all Talk and Tours is in the lobby of The Museum at FIT, in the Shirley Goodman Resource Center located at the southwest corner of Seventh Avenue and 27th Street. The Katie Murphy Amphitheatre is located in the Fred P. Pomerantz Art and Design Center on the northwest corner of Seventh Avenue and 27th Street.