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Exhibiting Fashion Symposium: Dr. Valerie Steele and Colleen Hill “Exhibitionism: 50 Years of The Museum at FIT”
The Museum at FIT presented Exhibiting Fashion, its twenty-first academic symposium on Friday, March 8, 2019. This symposium explored the history of fashion curating, the different ways fashion is displayed in museum settings, and how national and regional identities influence fashion exhibitions. The symposium was organized in conjunction with Exhibitionism: 50 Years of The Museum at FIT, which commemorated the rich history of the museum, the site of more than 200 exhibitions since the 1970s.
Dr. Valerie Steele is the director and chief curator of MFIT, and co-curator of Exhibitionism: 50 Years of The Museum at FIT. She and Colleen Hill are co-editors of the catalog Exhibitionism.
Colleen Hill is the curator of costume and accessories at MFIT and co-curator of Exhibitionism: 50 Years of The Museum at FIT. She curated the exhibitions Fashion Unraveled and Fairy Tale Fashion.
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