2020 Seminar: The Business of Textile and Fashion History

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26-2-2020 4:00 PM

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The Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art has had a major influence on fashion in New York City and beyond ever since its founding in 1946. This presentation addressed the role of fashion in art museums; the contributions of special consultants, curators, and journalists to elevating the status of fashion history; and the Met Ball's reputation for raising funds for the museum.

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Feb 26th, 4:00 PM

Fashion and the Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art has had a major influence on fashion in New York City and beyond ever since its founding in 1946. This presentation addressed the role of fashion in art museums; the contributions of special consultants, curators, and journalists to elevating the status of fashion history; and the Met Ball's reputation for raising funds for the museum.