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Tag Archives: fashion

Fabio Costa Distinguished Lecture on Design and Innovation

Oct

31

WRITTEN BY HEATHER STEWART, MARKETING INTERN Fabio Costa is one of the up-and-coming designers featured in Folk Couture: Fashion and Folk Art. Some may recognize his name from season 10 of Project Runway. Known for his work with fabric and draping, Costa has developed a reputation as a “conceptual designer.” Originally from Belo Horizonte, Brazil […]

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Talks & Tea: Afternoons at the Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens

Oct

17

Talks & Tea offers opportunities for both social and mental connections to the artwork at the Museum, combined with delicious refreshments in a comfortable setting. Once a month, an art historian, artist, or other expert facilitates informational and educational discussions on a variety of topics related to the Museum’s Permanent Collection and special exhibitions. This […]

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Folk Couture: Translating Emotion into Wearable Art

Oct

03

What happens when you ask 13 designers to explore the American Folk Art Museum in New York and translate pieces into wearable art? You get Folk Couture: Fashion and Folk Art, the Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens’ newest installation, running October 7 through December 31, 2016. The designers are a mixture of…

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The Science of Fashion

Dec

18

Written By: Karl Boecklen, Museum Educator Have you seen the fashion at the Cummer Museum? And what have you seen? Is their more to fashion than meets the eye? Can we dissect it into a system of parts, determine cause and effect, test it, and duplicate the results? Is fashion a product or a producer, […]

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W by Worth: Trunk Show & Luncheon

Nov

14

Closing out a fun two months of programming around the show stopping Icons of Style exhibition, the Museum will host a trunk show and luncheon with W by Worth. This beautiful collection…

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Get Fashionable

Oct

30

ocal stylist and fashion consultant, Fitz Pullins, will be giving you his style secrets for men and women on November 13th! Come enjoy tasty beverages, small bites, and get tips on what’s hot this fall and holiday season! We caught up with Fitz to chat about the event and get some insight as to what is in store of November 13…

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