Events

  • Fri
    26
    Aug
    2016
    Sun
    02
    Jul
    2017

    Fashions of Southern Africa

    Kent, OH
    Exhibition

    This exhibit brings together the work of fashion designers currently active in South Africa and Namibia to showcase the ways that people in southern Africa dress, make clothes and think about fashion. The exhibition looks beyond a simple binary between “western fashion” and traditional African dress to see that there is original distinctive fashion in Africa.
    Kent State University Museum

  • Fri
    03
    Feb
    2017
    Sun
    03
    Sep
    2017

    The 1980s: an Age of Excess

    Kent, OH
    Exhibition

    This exhibit highlights the sparkle and glamour of the 20th century's ninth decade. Designer gowns and elegant street wear from Europe and America — including among others Yves Saint Laurent, Givenchy, Ungaro, Chanel and more. Co-curated by Museum Director Jean Druesedow and Victoria Haworth, a senior fashion merchandising student.
    Kent State University Museum

  • Tue
    14
    Feb
    2017
    Sat
    19
    Aug
    2017

    Past Is Present: Revival Jewelry

    Boston, MA
    Exhibition

    Examine more than 4,000 years of jewelry history through about 70 objects—both ancient and revival—tracing the revival movement from the 19th to the 21st centuries.
    Museum of Fine Arts Boston

  • Wed
    22
    Feb
    2017
    Sun
    18
    Jun
    2017

    Puttin’ On The Ritz

    Lubbock, TX
    Exhibition

    Elegant evening clothes from the mid 19th century to the end of the 20th century will highlight how Americans have dressed for special occasions. From the finery of the 19th century to the lime green Mollie Parnis gown worn by First Lady, Lady Bird Johnson to the first State Dinner honoring a female leader, Indira Gandhi this exhibit shows how the popular silhouette of the era was enhanced by fine fabrics and embellishment for important events.
    Museum of Texas Tech University

  • Fri
    17
    Mar
    2017
    Mon
    29
    May
    2017

    Yeohlee Serra

    Phoenix, AZ
    Exhibition

    Pairing a series of gowns created in the mid-1990s by fashion designer Yeohlee Teng with the oil stick screen prints by artist Richard Serra, this exhibition highlights the rigor of both creator’s explorations of form and space.
    Phoenix Art Museum

  • Sat
    25
    Mar
    2017
    Sun
    31
    Mar
    2019

    Printed Fashions: Textiles for Clothing and Home

    Williamsburg, VA
    Exhibition

    With their stunning designs and bright colors, the objects in this exhibit are a feast for the eyes. On view are over 75 objects including gowns, quilts, men’s waistcoats, curtains and bed furnishings that range in date from the late 17th century into the 19th century.
    DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum

  • Mon
    24
    Apr
    2017
    Sun
    30
    Jul
    2017

    Irving Penn: Centennial

    New York, NY
    Exhibition

    The exhibition follows the 2015 announcement of the landmark promised gift from The Irving Penn Foundation to The Met of more than 150 photographs by Penn, representing every period of the artist's dynamic career with the camera.
    Metropolitan Museum of Art

  • Mon
    05
    Jun
    2017
    Thu
    08
    Jun
    2017

    Sustainability in Fashion and Textiles

    New York, NY
    Symposium

    Four-day series of lectures, discussions, panels, and hands-on workshops focusing on sustainability and technology in fashion and textiles. Designed for industry professionals as well as academics wishing to broaden their understanding of sustainability and how to support its integration into the industry.
    Fashion Institute of Technology

  • Thu
    15
    Jun
    2017
    Wed
    21
    Jun
    2017

    Innovative Forms Meet Engineered Textile Printing Workshop

    Registration deadline: February 28, 2017Ames, IA
    Workshop

    Join us at Iowa State University for a one-week, exciting, hands on experience in subtraction cutting and pattern-making, as well as engineered textile design. Featured guest lecturers will be Julian Roberts, Heather Ujiie, and Hitoshi Ujiie. As a participant, you will get the chance to create a wearable art piece. This workshop will also present a research and mentoring opportunity with Dr. Eulanda Sanders.  The cost of the workshop is $500.00 per participant, and the registration deadline is February 28, 2017.
    Register here.

  • Sat
    24
    Jun
    2017
    Sun
    25
    Jun
    2017

    Regency Ladies' Weekend

    Riverdale Park, MD
    Symposium

    Enjoy fashion, fine dining, games, and amusements in the elegant Riversdale Mansion and enjoy a rare opportunity to sleep in the historic house. Registration: $104; advance payment required by June 16.
    Riversdale House Museum

     

  • Fri
    14
    Jul
    2017
    Sun
    16
    Jul
    2017

    2017 Jane Austen Festival

    Louisville, KY
    Symposium

    Events free with festival admission, includes a Regency style show and emporium, a duel between gentleman, bare knuckle boxing demonstration, bobbin lace making demonstration, an encampment of His Majesty’s Royal Navy, Lord Nelson and Napoleon (Friday only), a Punch & Judy show as well as tours of the 1790s Georgian home and more.
    Locust Grove

  • Thu
    12
    Oct
    2017
    Sat
    14
    Oct
    2017

    Fashion And Media Conference

    Philadelphia, PA
    Symposium

    Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design at Drexel University will be hosting this conference is for both academics and practitioners.   The symposium aims to push the envelope of scholarship to gain new understandings about the visual expression of fashion, apparel, garments, clothing and textiles through all media types. From the historical to the contemporary - the technological to fine artistic expression, Fashion And Media aims to be international in scope and represent a wide variety of disciplines, with a particular emphasis on perspectives and approaches from the humanities,  arts and social sciences.
    For more information click here.

  • Thu
    19
    Oct
    2017
    Sat
    21
    Oct
    2017

    Fashion and Technology: CSA Midwest Region's Annual Symposium and Meeting

    Cincinnati, OH
    Symposium

    The symposium will be held at The Westin Hotel, Downtown Cincinnati and will include research presentations, original design showcase, silent auction, and other events, including: an opening reception at the Westin, with views of Cincinnati’s beautiful Fountain Square; tours at the Cincinnati Art Museum of the exhibition Iris van Herpen: Transforming Fashion and the museum’s costume storage; a cocktail reception and tours at the University of Cincinnati of the fashion design collection, Bonnie Cashin collection, theatre costume storage, and Rapid Prototyping Center; opportunities for self-exploration of Cincinnati’s great food, drink, and cultural offerings.
    For more information contact Cynthia Amnéus at cynthia.amneus@cincyart.org.