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Haft Theater

Marvin Feldman Center
New York City, NY 10001 United States

October 2019

Shine and Sustainability: The Modern Diamond Journey From Miner to Designer

October 17 at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Haft Theater, Marvin Feldman Center
New York City, NY 10001 United States

Join editor and jewelry expert Jill Newman, Brazilian fine-jewelry designer Silvia Furmanovich, and Jean-Marc Lieberherr, CEO of the Diamond Producers Association, and learn about their unexpected connections as it relates to sustainability, diamond mining and jewelry design. Panelists:  • Jean-Marc Lieberherr, CEO, Diamond Producers Association • Silvia Furmanovich, jewlery, designer • Jill Newman, jewelry editor and expert The panel is part of FIT’s Sustainability Awareness Week. For a full schedule of events, please visit fitnyc.edu/saw. This event is free and open to the public. 

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Fashion Symposium: Paris, Capital of Fashion

October 18 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Haft Theater, Marvin Feldman Center
New York City, NY 10001 United States

Small Landmarks: Reflecting, 1995, © David LaChapelle. Paris, Capital of Fashion will be The Museum at FIT’s 22nd academic symposium. The one-day event will explore what it means for a city to be deemed a “fashion capital” and why Paris is generally considered the most prestigious and competitive fashion capital in the world. Speakers will include Miren Arzalluz, director, the Palais Galliera, Musée de la Mode de la Ville de Paris; Christopher Breward, director of collection and research, National Galleries of…

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Fashion Culture: Taping of ‘Person Place Thing’ Broadcast with Valerie Steele

October 29 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Haft Theater, Marvin Feldman Center
New York City, NY 10001 United States

Randy Cohen, creator of the public radio program Person Place Thing, says his guests are at their most engaging when they talk about whatever they find most meaningful. In an interview to be recorded for broadcast, Cohen will ask Museum at FIT Director Valerie Steele about her own most memorable person, place, and thing. There will be live musical accompaniment. All Fashion Culture events are free, but registration is required; register online here, call (212) 217-4585, or email [email protected] This event is open to the…

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