Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology

WHEN:

From May 5th 2016 to September 5th 2016
Paid Entry ($25.00)

WHERE:

The Met Fifth Avenue, 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, 10028

WHAT:

The Costume Institute's spring 2016 exhibition, presented in the Museum's Robert Lehman Wing and Anna Wintour Costume Center, will explore how fashion designers are reconciling the handmade and the machine-made in the creation of haute couture and avant-garde ready-to-wear.

Update: now extended for an extra 3 weeks until September 5th.

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What People Say

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“Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology” attracted 752,995 visitors during its run from May 5 to September 5, putting it in seventh place among the Museum's most visited exhibitions.
With 752,995 visitors, #ManusxMachina is now the seventh most visited exhibition in The Met’s history! https://t.co/9nB14b3UHM
Twitter userThe Met – 6 months ago
NY's Met extends hit fashion exhibition: New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art said on Thursday that it is ex... https://t.co/LlwCj4B0eq
Twitter userUskeusNews – 6 months ago
To celebrate the final days of "Manus x Machina: Art in the Age of Technology," curator Andrew Bolton and Anna Wintour, Artistic Director of Condé Nast and Editor in Chief of Vogue, will sign exhibition catalogues tomorrow from 3 to 4 pm in The Met’s Medieval Sculpture Hall.

The signing will last one hour, and is first come, first served. Catalogues ($50; $45 for Met Members) are for sale in exhibition’s store and in The Met Store in the Great Hall. http://met.org/2c4gNSt
“The Met’s Latest Exhibit Is a Masterclass in Textiles” —@Observer: https://t.co/Fh7eW5rlB3 https://t.co/GsRgsR6uyJ
Twitter userThe Met – 7 months ago

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