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Marvin Feldman Center
New York City, NY 10001 United States

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September 2017

Crafting Connections: Supporting Artisan Communities—A Panel Discussion

September 27 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Haft Theater, Marvin Feldman Center
New York City, NY 10001 United States
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Supporting creative communities requires consumers to recognize and covet the unique characteristics of craft. This panel discussion, led by Jennifer Gootman of West Elm, will address the role of brands in developing an appreciation for textiles and communicating the craft story to their customers. Panelists will be Luna Lee, human rights leader at Eileen Fisher, and Abrima Erwiah, co-founder and president at Studio One Eight Nine. It will be moderated by Kate Black of Magnifeco.com. This event is part of…

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October 2017

Fashion, Science, and Exploration Symposium

October 10 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Haft Theater, Marvin Feldman Center
New York City, NY 10001 United States
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Photograph by John Cowan, 1964. © The John Cowan Archive. The Museum at FIT presents its 18th academic symposium, Fashion, Science, and Exploration. This daylong event explores the impact of scientific thought on fashion in conjunction with two current MFIT exhibitions Expedition: Fashion from the Extreme and Force of Nature. Speakers will delve into the influence of thinkers such as Charles Darwin, the history of exploration, the social implications of fur, and how environmental concerns are manifested in fashion and the…

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November 2017

Fashion Culture: Calvin Klein in Conversation with Valerie Steele

November 30 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Haft Theater, Marvin Feldman Center
New York City, NY 10001 United States
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© Steven Klein. Join internationally renowned fashion designer Calvin Klein and Museum at FIT Director Valerie Steele as they present a unique new book that captures all the elegance, provocation, and modernism of the Calvin Klein aesthetic, vividly portrayed in images by world-famous photographers such as Irving Penn and Richard Avedon, and featuring iconic fashion models from Christy Turlington to Kate Moss. All Fashion Culture events are free, but registration is required; register online here, call 212 217.4585, or email…

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