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The Museum at FIT

(212) 217-4558||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

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

August 2024

Exhibition: Statement Sleeves — Closes

August 25
Fashion and Textile History Gallery, The Museum at FIT, Fashion Institute of Technology
New York City, NY 10001 United States

Madame Grès, evening gown (detail), navy blue silk taffeta, circa 1980, France, gift of Mrs. Mildred Hilson, 82.234.3 December 6, 2023–August 25, 2024 Fashion and Textile History Gallery Whether puffed, ruffled, split, or sheer, statement sleeves have been a ubiquitous fashion trend for the past decade. These dramatic, contemporary creations can enliven and update a wardrobe, yet many current sleeve styles have cycled in and out of fashion for decades, if not centuries. Although sleeves can be especially challenging to…

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