_T_he Museum at FIT presents “Exhibiting Fashion,” its twenty-first academic symposium. This symposium will explore the history of fashion curating, the different ways fashion is displayed in museum settings, and how national and regional identities influence fashion exhibitions. The symposium is organized in conjunction with “Exhibitionism: 50 Years of The Museum at FIT,” which commemorates the rich history of the museum, the site of more than 200 exhibitions since the 1970s.
Interested in attending? You can register here.
Friday, March 8th, 2019
10 am-1 pm
Dr. Valerie Steele, director of MFIT, Welcoming remarks
Dr. Valerie Steele and Colleen Hill, “Exhibitionism: 50 Years of The Museum at FIT”
Dr. Julia Petrov, “The History of Fashion Curation”
Dr. Alexandra Palmer, “Fashion Exhibitions: The Good, the Bad, and the Pointless”
José Teunissen, “Different Ways of Exhibiting Fashion in the Museum”
Marie Riegels Melchior, “Fashion and Dress Museology”
Dr. Christopher Breward, “Scholarship and Curation”
Amy de la Haye, “Teaching Fashion Curation”Dr. Marco Pecorari, “Contemporary Fashion Exhibitions in Paris”
Simona Segre Reinach, “Fashion Exhibitions in Italy”
Elizabeth Way, “The African Diaspora in Fashion Exhibitions”
Circe Henestrosa, Ana Elena Mallet, and Tanya Melendez-Escalante, “Narratives About Latin American Fashion”
Judith Clark, “Experimentation in Fashion Exhibitions”
Speakers are subject to change without notice.
The event will also be live-streamed.