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Exhibiting Fashion Symposium: Dr. Julia Petrov “The History of Fashion Curation”
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. Julia Petrov is the curator of Western Canadian history at the Royal Alberta Museum in Edmonton. She writes about museology, fashion, gender, and popular culture, and is the author of the book Fashion, History, Museums: Inventing the Display of Dress.
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