Fashions of Southern AfricaExhibition
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
The 1980s: an Age of ExcessExhibition
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
Past Is Present: Revival JewelryExhibition
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
Puttin’ On The RitzExhibition
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
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
Printed Fashions: Textiles for Clothing and HomeExhibition
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
Mon24Apr2017Sun30Jul2017New York, NY
Irving Penn: CentennialExhibition
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
Mon05Jun2017Thu08Jun2017New York, NY
Sustainability in Fashion and TextilesSymposium
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
Thu15Jun2017Wed21Jun2017Registration deadline: February 28, 2017Ames, IA
Innovative Forms Meet Engineered Textile Printing WorkshopWorkshop
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.
Sat24Jun2017Sun25Jun2017Riverdale Park, MD
Regency Ladies' WeekendSymposium
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
2017 Jane Austen FestivalSymposium
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.
Fashion And Media ConferenceSymposium
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.
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Fashion and Technology: CSA Midwest Region's Annual Symposium and MeetingSymposium
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 email@example.com.