Fri11Nov2016Sun01Oct2017New York, NY
Late Antique Textiles and Modern DesignExhibition
Artists and designers often look to the past to find inspiration for their own work. This exhibition compares foliate patterns and roundels that are found on textiles from the Late Roman, Byzantine, and Early Islamic periods in Egypt to similar motifs in postcards by the Wiener Werkstätte and on garments designed by Mariano Fortuny.
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Fri17Mar2017Sun01Oct2017Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Fashioning Expo 67Exhibition
Features over 60 outfits —hostess uniforms from various pavilions, clothing by Quebec designers— and products from every sector of the Canadian fashion industry. The different sections of the exhibition will also display drawings, photographs, archival film footage, documents, and videos of interviews that the Museum conducted with several designers from the era.
Through the Lens of the Beholder: The Fine Art of DressExhibition
Features clothing and accessories for men, women and children from the 19th and 20th centuries. Includes clothing of 20th-century designers Coco Chanel, Arnold Scaasi, and Jacques Fath.
The Fashion Archives and Museum of Shippensburg University
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
Our Hearts on Our SleevesExhibition
Examine Richmond’s longstanding infatuation with the arts as articulated through individual style and communal support of avant-garde fashion and fiber art. Like the murals that adorn the city’s buildings, textiles adorn citizen’s bodies uniting artistic expression with self-actualization, creativity with civic service, and traditional techniques with profound irreverence.
Wow Factor: 150 Years of Collecting Bold ClothesExhibition
Anniversary exhibition showcases fifteen decades of fashion, inspiring Clevelanders and their wow—inducing style. Reconnect with the WRHS collection of show—stopping clothing and accessories made by Cleveland designers as well as international designers such as Dior, Blass, and Chanel. It takes bold people to pull off these looks. This exhibition presents the stories of Clevelanders who are immigrants, scholars, artists, philanthropists, and CEOs. From Ada Yerkes, who broke conventions to pursue a PhD in botany before 1900 to basketball legend LeBron James, they are inspiring and relatable.
Western Reserve Historical Society
Tue30May2017Sat18Nov2017New York, NY
Force of NatureExhibition
The complex relationship between fashion and the natural world, how nature has historically influenced fashion, and how fashion can serve as an indicator of society’s relationship with the natural world is explored.
The Museum at FIT
Tue06Jun2017Fri22Dec2017Los Angeles, CA
Fashion Philanthropy: The Linda and Steven Plochocki CollectionExhibition
Presents an extraordinary selection of garments and accessories acquired through the generous support of Linda and Steven Plochocki, long-time benefactors of the FIDM Museum.
Spectacular Gems and JewelryExhibition
For centuries, extraordinary gemstones have been the centerpieces of stunning jewelry made to adorn royalty, aristocracy, high society, and Hollywood stars. Over fifty pieces that once belonged to Marjorie Merriweather Post, one of the greatest jewelry collectors of the twentieth century, will tell the story behind some of the remarkable stones and the jewelry into which they were transformed.
Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens
Sat24Jun2017Sun24Sep2017San Francisco, CA
Degas, Impressionism, and the Paris Millinery TradeExhibition
Features approximately 40 Impressionist paintings and pastels, including key works by Degas—many never before exhibited in the U.S.—as well as those by Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Édouard Manet, Mary Cassatt, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec and 40 exquisite examples of period hats.
Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco, Legion of Honor
Sun25Jun2017Mon09Oct2017New York, NY
From the Imperial Theater: Chinese Opera Costumes of the 18th and 19th CenturiesExhibition
This exhibition examines these luxury textiles from artistic and technical points of view. It is organized in two rotations. The first focuses on costumes used in dramas based on historical events; and the second will feature costumes from plays derived from legends and myths.
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Fashioning the Women of WeeksvilleExhibition
Exhibition of garments and accessories from residence of Weeksville from the 1860s through the 1940s, as well as sketches, captivating photos, oral histories surround the topic of dress and style in Weeksville, and a short film: The Spirit Of Eve, created by one of the exhibition's curators Noel Corbin. Exhibit also includes recreated stage costumes from the 2016 play Freedman’s Torchlight.
Weeksville Heritage Center
Mon31Jul2017Sun07Jan2018Los Angeles, CA
Chagall: Fantasies for the StageExhibition
The exhibition concentrates on Chagall’s four productions for the stage—the ballets Aleko, The Firebird, Daphnis and Chloé and The Magic Flute. Features the artist’s vibrant costumes and set designs—some of which have never been exhibited since they appeared on stage—and also presents a selection of iconic paintings depicting musicians and lyrical scenes, numerous works on paper, and documentary footage of original performances.
Tue01Aug2017Sun31Dec2017Las Vegas, NV
The Artistry of Pete Menefee, Costume Design for the Nevada StageExhibition
Emmy Award-winning costume designer Menefee is famed for his inimitable work with musical superstars, variety productions and Nevada’s costume-spectacular stage shows. Karan Feder, curator and Western Region member, interprets the significance of his work through photographs, stage costumes and the designer’s original costume renderings for Hello Hollywood Hello, Jubilee, and Splash.
Nevada State Museum
Tue22Aug2017Sat07Oct2017Los Angeles, CA
The 11th Outstanding Art of Television Costume Design ExhibitionExhibition
The Art of Television Costume Design celebrates the new "Golden Age" of TV programming. This annual exhibition includes a variety of Emmy Award-nominated shows exploring themes of digital research, fandoms, re-launches, and the fast-paced work environment on set. Audience favorites such as The Crown, This is Us, Big Little Lies, and The Handmaid’s Tale will be displayed, as will other exciting designs from multiple network, streaming, and cable productions of 2016-2017.
FIDM Museum & Galleries
Hats About the House:Victorian Bonnets, Top Hats, 1950s Fascinators, and MoreExhibition
Selections from Maine Historical Society Historic Costume Collection, in the Wadsworth Longfellow House.
Mon18Sep2017Mon16Oct20172:00 pm to 3:15 pmNew York, NY
Exploring Fashion CultureLecture
September 18; October 2 & 16, 2 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. at Roundtable Cultural Seminars (New York, NY) Colleen Hill, Curator of Costume and Accessories at The Museum at FIT, will moderate this 3-session seminar on fashion culture. Session 1: Fashion Icons (From Marie Antoinette to Kate Middleton); Session 2: Great Designers (Beginning with the first couturier, Charles Frederick Worth); Session 3: The Evolution of Fashion (Focusing on changes in style from the mid-18th century to the present). Cost $250 for all 3 sessions.
Wed20Sep20176:00 pmPortland, ME
Hats and Headwear: The Fashionable, the Functional and the FrivolousLecture
Visit the new “Hats about the House” installation, selections from the Maine Historical Society Historic Costume Collection, in the Wadsworth Longfellow House, and join us for a talk on hats fashion and social custom, “Hats and Headwear: The Fashionable, the Functional and the Frivolous” by installation curator, textile and dress historian and author Jacqueline Field.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.