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Fashion Institute of Technology
New York City, NY 10001 United States

October 2017

FIT Library Special Collections and College Archives Open House

October 18, 2017 at 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Gladys Marcus Library, Goodman Resource Center, Room E435, Fashion Institute of Technology
New York City, NY 10001 United States

The FIT Library's unit of Special Collections and College Archives (SPARC) has just undergone a major renovation. Their footprint on the fourth floor of the Library expanded from 3,500 square feet to 6,100 square feet. SPARC's facilities are now state-of-the-art in terms of security, climate control and patron comfort. For details about the expansion, read the Newsroom article here. At this open house, FIT community members are welcome to come see the newly renovated space and learn about the SPARC's…

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November 2017

Special Collections and College Archives Open House

November 15, 2017 at 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Gladys Marcus Library, Goodman Resource Center, Room E435, Fashion Institute of Technology
New York City, NY 10001 United States

The Special Collections and College Archives Unit of FIT's Gladys Marcus Library has just undergone a major renovation. Its footprint on the fourth floor of the library has expanded from 3,500 to 6,100 square feet, and its facilities are now state of the art, featuring upgrades to security, climate control, and patron comfort. At this open house, visit the updated facilities and learn about the unique resources available to FIT community members. This event is for the FIT community only. 

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April 2018

Special Collections and College Archives Open House

April 26, 2018 at 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Gladys Marcus Library, Goodman Resource Center, Room E435, Fashion Institute of Technology
New York City, NY 10001 United States

The Special Collections and College Archives invites you to come and see their newly renovated, state-of-the-art facility. This event is for the FIT community only. 

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October 2018

FIT Library Special Collections and College Archives Open House

October 18, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Gladys Marcus Library, Goodman Resource Center, Room E435, Fashion Institute of Technology
New York City, NY 10001 United States

The Gladys Marcus Library invites the FIT community to come and visit the new and much-improved Special Collections and College Archives. Come view our nearly $4 million renovation and learn about our resources. This event is for the FIT community only. 

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November 2018

FIT Author Talks: Julia Jacquette

November 14, 2018 at 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Gladys Marcus Library, Goodman Resource Center, Room E435, Fashion Institute of Technology
New York City, NY 10001 United States

Julia Jacquette, Fine Arts, will discuss her books Unrequited and Acts of Play and Playground of My Mind at this FIT Author Talk, part of Gladys Marcus Library's Love Your Library series. Unrequited and Acts of Play is the first major monograph for Julia Jacquette, Fine Arts. It presents an artistic exploration through the materialism, elitism, and idealization of past and contemporary society. Through her richly detailed paintings featuring imagery drawn from advertisements, Jacquette addresses the challenges of navigating the…

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February 2019

FIT Author Talks: Linda Tain

February 21, 2019 at 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Gladys Marcus Library, Goodman Resource Center, Room E435, Fashion Institute of Technology
New York City, NY 10001 United States

At this FIT Author Talk, Linda Tain discusses her book, Portfolio Presentation for Fashion Designers. Portfolio Presentation for Fashion Designers, Fourth Edition, is still your best guide to showing your designs, skill sets, and creativity, to get you that job. In new images throughout, the book shows examples of croquis books, spec and flat drawings, and visual research presentations from both fashion professionals and students. From concept through finished product, Portfolio Presentation for Fashion Designers is an indispensable tool to…

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March 2019

FIT Library Special Collections and College Archives Open House

March 27, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Gladys Marcus Library, Goodman Resource Center, Room E435, Fashion Institute of Technology
New York City, NY 10001 United States

The FIT community is welcome to attend a special open house in the Gladys Marcus Library Special Collections and College Archives. We will feature on display items from the collection that focus on jewelry design and accessories design. We will also open our vast vaults for guided tours. This event is for the FIT community only. 

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April 2019

FIT Authors: Sharon Rothman

April 3, 2019 at 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Gladys Marcus Library, Goodman Resource Center, Room E435, Fashion Institute of Technology
New York City, NY 10001 United States

At this FIT Authors event, Assistant Professor Sharon Rothman talks about her book The Fashion Designer's Sketchbook. The Fashion Designer’s Sketchbook is a step-by-step guide to making and using sketchbooks as an experimental design lab to visually explain your design ideas. Three distinct types of sketchbook, each representing a different phase in the design process, evolve from initial inspiration journal, to design development sketchbook, to the job-search presentation sketchbook as portfolio companion. The power of a sketchbook lies in visual storytelling.…

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September 2019

FIT Authors Talks: Ron Amato Presents ‘The Box’

September 11, 2019 at 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Gladys Marcus Library, Goodman Resource Center, Room E435, Fashion Institute of Technology
New York City, NY 10001 United States

Professor Ron Amato will give an author talk and presentation of his book of photography The Box. Focused on themes of isolation, desire, conflict and empowerment, Ron Amato’s photographic series and book, The Box, speaks to human experiences of self-discovery and community building. Using a series of boxes to create visual metaphors, Amato echoes his development from adolescence to adulthood through over 100 color, and black-and-white photographs. Evoking first his youth in Brooklyn, New York, during the 1960s and 1970s,…

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FIT Library Special Collections and College Archives Open House

September 18, 2019 at 1:00 am - 2:00 am
Gladys Marcus Library, Goodman Resource Center, Room E435, Fashion Institute of Technology
New York City, NY 10001 United States

The FIT community is welcome to attend a special open house in the Gladys Marcus Library Special Collections and College Archives. We will also open our vast vaults for behind-the-scenes guided tours. This event is for the FIT community only. 

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November 2019

FIT Authors Talks: Melissa Tombro Presents ‘Teaching Autoethnography’

November 5, 2019 at 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Gladys Marcus Library, Goodman Resource Center, Room E435, Fashion Institute of Technology
New York City, NY 10001 United States

Associate Professor Melissa Tombro talks about her book, Teaching Autoethnography: Personal Writing in the Classroom. Teaching Autoethnography: Personal Writing in the Classroom is dedicated to the practice of immersive ethnographic and autoethonographic writing that encourages authors to participate in the communities about which they write. The book draws not only on critical qualitative inquiry methods such as interview and observation, but also on theories and sensibilities from creative writing and performance studies, which encourage self-reflection and narrative composition. The book…

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February 2020

FIT Authors Talk: Andrea Kleine

February 11, 2020 at 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Gladys Marcus Library, Goodman Resource Center, Room E435, Fashion Institute of Technology
New York City, NY 10001 United States

FIT library associate Andrea Kleine will give an FIT Authors Talk about her well-received book Eden, which was named one of Nylon's Best Books of 2018. "A page turner with a moving meditation on the limitations of family amidst trauma."  —Vanity Fair "Kleine conjures a character whose desire to understand her flaws and to connect to others shows her to be much more that a victim." —The New Yorker Go to authors.fitnyc.edu for more information on how to be listed on the…

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Special Collections and College Archives Open House

February 13, 2020 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Gladys Marcus Library, Goodman Resource Center, Room E435, Fashion Institute of Technology
New York City, NY 10001 United States

The FIT community is invited to come and visit the Gladys Marcus Library's Special Collections and College Archives at its open house on Wednesday, February 13, from 1-2 pm in Room E435. Come view SPARC's state of the art spaces and learn about its rich resources that reach across the FIT curriculum. This event is for the FIT community only.   

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Intro to 3D Jewelry Modeling and Printing Workshop

February 28, 2020 at 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Gladys Marcus Library, Goodman Resource Center, Room E435, Fashion Institute of Technology
New York City, NY 10001 United States

Join Lizz Hill for an afternoon crash course in 3D modeling for jewelry. Hill, a professional 3D modeler with 15 years of experience in the fashion industry, will be teaching students how to combine and manipulate basic shapes in the easy-to-learn modeling software, Tinkercad, to design and 3D model jewelry. She will walk students through the 3D printing process and provide them with tips and a path to fabrication. This event is for the FIT community only and is limited…

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October 2021

FIT Library Special Collections and College Archives Fall Open House

October 28, 2021 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Gladys Marcus Library, Goodman Resource Center, Room E435, Fashion Institute of Technology
New York City, NY 10001 United States

FIT Special Collections and College Archives invites the FIT community to an open house held both in person and through Instagram Live chat to learn all about its resources and services. This event is for the FIT community only; join the event in person in Room E435 on the fourth floor of the library or virtually on SPARC's Instagram Live, @FITSpecialCollections.

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