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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

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

March 2024

Exhibition: Untying the Bow — Opens

March 1
Gallery FIT, The Museum at FIT, Fashion Institute of Technology
New York City, NY 10001 United States

Ágatha Ruiz de la Prada, dress, white silk taffeta with hand-painted yellow dots, spring/summer 2014, Spain, gift of Ágatha Ruiz de la Prada, 2014.44.1 March 1–24, 2024 Gallery FIT, The Museum at FIT  Unassuming as they may seem, bows have played an indispensable role in securing garments and accessories for centuries. Experience their allure in Untying the Bow, an exhibition curated by graduate students in FIT’s Fashion and Textiles Studies MA program. Discover the ubiquitous influence of bows in our lives,…

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Fashion Culture: ‘Mondrian’s Dress’ with Ann Marguerite Tartsinis, Nancy J. Troy, Colleen Hill

March 6 at 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Katie Murphy Amphitheatre, Pomerantz Art and Design Center, Fashion Institute of Technology
New York City, NY United States

Nancy J. Troy and Ann Marguerite Tartsinis, authors of Mondrian's Dress, will discuss Yves Saint Laurent’s wildly popular 1965 Mondrian dress series with MFIT Curator of Costume and Accessories Colleen Hill. They will examine the significance of these designs on the French couturier’s career, their impact on Piet Mondrian’s posthumous reception, and how they resonate with the art of Roy Lichtenstein, Tom Wesselmann, and Andy Warhol. A book signing will follow the event. Fashion Culture programs are organized by The…

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Fashion Culture: Parts of Fashion: Curating in Focus

March 12 at 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Katie Murphy Amphitheatre, Pomerantz Art and Design Center, Fashion Institute of Technology
New York City, NY United States

Join us for a panel discussion that brings together two MFIT exhibitions: Statement Sleeves curated by MFIT Curator of Costume and Accessories Colleen Hill, and Untying the Bow, organized by students in FIT’s Fashion and Textile Studies master’s degree program. Hill will be in conversation with FIT faculty member Sarah Byrd and graduate student Claire Calvert as they discuss the issues and processes of exhibitions that are focused on one part of a garment, such as sleeves, pockets, or bows.…

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Exhibition: Untying the Bow — Closes

March 24
Gallery FIT, The Museum at FIT, Fashion Institute of Technology
New York City, NY 10001 United States

Ágatha Ruiz de la Prada, dress, white silk taffeta with hand-painted yellow dots, spring/summer 2014, Spain, gift of Ágatha Ruiz de la Prada, 2014.44.1 March 1–24, 2024 Gallery FIT, The Museum at FIT  Unassuming as they may seem, bows have played an indispensable role in securing garments and accessories for centuries. Experience their allure in Untying the Bow, an exhibition curated by graduate students in FIT’s Fashion and Textiles Studies MA program. Discover the ubiquitous influence of bows in our lives,…

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April 2024

Exhibition: Cross-Pollination: ¡Moda Hoy! — Opens

April 3
Gallery FIT, The Museum at FIT, Fashion Institute of Technology
New York City, NY 10001 United States

Outfits designed by students from LASALLE College of the Arts (right) and the Fashion Institute of Technology (left) created during the Cross-Pollination Workshop: ¡Moda Hoy! April 3–21, 2024 Gallery FIT, The Museum at FIT A collaborative showcase between FIT and LASALLE College of the Arts, this exhibition draws inspiration from The Museum at FIT’s spring 2023 exhibition ¡Moda Hoy! Latin American and Latinx Fashion Design Today. Students from both fashion colleges engage in creative dialogues around the themes of Myth and…

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Latinx Networking Event

April 11 at 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
John E. Reeves Great Hall, Conference Center
New York City, NY 10001 United States

We invite you to an evening of socializing and career building. It will start with a panel discussion with fashion professionals of Latin American heritage who will share stories about their experiences in fashion, followed by a reception to network with presenters and other attendees. Refreshments will be served. This event, organized as collaboration of The Museum at FIT with the Social Justice Center at FIT and is funded by the college’s Diversity Collective. This event is free and open…

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Exhibition: Cross-Pollination: ¡Moda Hoy! — Closes

April 21
Gallery FIT, The Museum at FIT, Fashion Institute of Technology
New York City, NY 10001 United States

Outfits designed by students from LASALLE College of the Arts (right) and the Fashion Institute of Technology (left) created during the Cross-Pollination Workshop: ¡Moda Hoy! April 3–21, 2024 Gallery FIT, The Museum at FIT A collaborative showcase between FIT and LASALLE College of the Arts, this exhibition draws inspiration from The Museum at FIT’s spring 2023 exhibition ¡Moda Hoy! Latin American and Latinx Fashion Design Today. Students from both fashion colleges engage in creative dialogues around the themes of Myth and…

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May 2024

Exhibition: Statement Sleeves — Closes

May 19
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–May 19, 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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