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Masterworks: Unpacking Fashion

WHEN:

From November 8th 2016 to February 5th 2017
Closed Now, Paid Entry ($25.00)

WHERE:

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

WHAT:

The Costume Institute's fall 2016 exhibition will feature significant acquisitions of the past 10 years and explore how the department has honed its collecting strategy to amass masterworks of the highest aesthetic and technical quality, including iconic works by designers who have changed fashion history and advanced fashion as an art form. During the seven decades since The Costume Institute became part of The Met in 1946, that collecting strategy has shifted from creating a collection of Western high fashion that is encyclopedic in breadth to one focused on acquiring masterworks.

Upcoming Opening Times

FriJan 20 201710:00am9:00pm
SatJan 21 201710:00am9:00pm
SunJan 22 201710:00am5:30pm
MonJan 23 201710:00am5:30pm
TueJan 24 201710:00am5:30pm
WedJan 25 201710:00am5:30pm
ThuJan 26 201710:00am5:30pm
FriJan 27 201710:00am9:00pm

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Fashion students visit this inspiring exhibition Masterworks at the New York Met musuem. #dmuglobal#dmu fashion https://t.co/Qx6RzfHMIo
Twitter userSally-ann Best – 2 weeks ago
Get your butts over to the gorgeous Unpacking Fashion exhibition @metmuseum! It was SO tempting to reach over and flip things inside out to see how everything was made. #museum #museumgeek #costume #costumedesign #costumehistory #jawdrop
Instagram userzoehong – 3 weeks ago
Get ready. I'll be #unpacking this fantastic #fashion #exhibition at the @metmuseum. #fashionmasterworks https://t.co/u3Qopwg741
Twitter userBrian Centrone – 1 month ago
Exhibition Review of 'Masterworks: Unpacking Fashion' https://t.co/ZfwTag6sZK
Twitter userMary Williams – 1 month ago
Celebrating the @metmuseum's latest exhibition, "Masterworks: Unpacking Fashion": https://t.co/nQ1A28nXfI
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