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The Museum at FIT

(212) 217-4585||fitnyc.edu/museum

The Museum at FIT, accredited by the American Alliance of Museums, is one of a select group of specialized fashion museums, including the Musée de la Mode, the Mode Museum, and the Museo de la Moda. For the 100,000 people who visit The Museum at FIT each year, we work to create exhibitions, programs, and publications that are both entertaining and educational. The mission of the museum is to educate and inspire diverse audiences with innovative exhibitions and projects that advance knowledge of fashion.

The museum is located at:
Seventh Avenue and 27th Street
New York City 10001-5992

Hours:
Wednesdays–Fridays, Noon–8 pm
Saturdays–Sundays, 10 am–5 pm
Closed Mondays, Tuesdays, and the following legal holidays:
July 4th
Thanksgiving Day
Christmas Day
New Year’s Day

December 2022

Exhibition: Unseen Memory: Part II — Closes

December 11
Gallery FIT, The Museum at FIT, Fashion Institute of Technology
New York City, NY 10001 United States

November 19–December 11, 2022 Gallery FIT Memories, both real and imagined, are the catalyst of this group exhibition of photographic-based imagery by FIT students in the Photographic Concepts and Exhibition (PH352) classes. The exhibition Unseen Memory is a creative exploration of personal narrative, identity, and truth experienced by Fine Arts students in the Photography Department. Collaborating with students from all three PH352 classes along with professors Jessica Wynne, Tiffany Smith, and Michel Leroy, the exhibition is presented in two consecutive shows in Gallery FIT at The…

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Exhibition: Shoes: Anatomy, Identity, Magic — Closes

December 31
Special Exhibitions Gallery, The Museum at FIT, Fashion Institute of Technology
New York City, NY 10001 United States

Tom Ford, evening sandals, spring 2012, USA, gift of Tom Ford International, 2013.10.1 September 1–December 31, 2022 Special Exhibitions Gallery Shoes: Anatomy, Identity, Magic explores our physical, social, and psychological relationship with shoes. The exhibition begins with a pair of baby shoes, indicating how shoes accompany us on the journey of life. The theme of anatomy emphasizes how we stand and move differently when we wear, say, sneakers rather than stilettos. Peep-toe shoes and thigh-high boots also draw attention to different…

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May 2023

Exhibition: Designing Women: Fashion Creators and Their Interiors — Closes

May 14, 2023
Fashion and Textile History Gallery, The Museum at FIT, Fashion Institute of Technology
New York City, NY 10001 United States

Paquin, evening cape, pink silk chiffon and metal sequins, 1897, France, museum purchase, P83.19.7 November 30–May 14, 2023 Fashion and Textile History Gallery Modern female fashion designers ardently incorporated interior decoration into their professional and personal lives. This phenomenon became increasingly evident beginning in the late nineteenth century, as more women founded important couture houses in Paris, London and New York. At the same time, the field of interior decoration became a viable profession, thanks in large part to innovative…

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