Museums & Libraries

HISTORY OF FASHION- ArtCenter Faculty – Gwyn Conaway

Costume, Fashion and Character Design Resources

https://www.pinterest.com/gwynconawayart/

http://www.thetalkingthreads.com/recommended-resources/

 

https://artarchdesigncollections.tumblr.com/

 

FIDM MUSEUM – downtown Los Angeles – Free

Annual Academy Award Costume Exhibition – Spring

Annual Emmy Award TV Costume Exhibition – Summer/Fall

http://www.fidmmuseum.org/exhibitions/upcoming/

FIDM Library – Los Angeles

The FIDM Library is one of the largest specialized fashion libraries in the United States. Besides its vast collection of books, periodicals, and trade publications, the Library is noted for its Textile Design & Research and Textile & Materials rooms. FIDM Library

THE AUTRY MUSEUMhttps://theautry.org/research – Amazing permanent collection of western leather saddles and accessories.    The Autry’s unique and superb collection is a powerful tool to engage our audiences.  Through this great resource, we enrich the public’s understanding of the historical and contemporary American West and the diversity of the indigenous cultures across the Americas. Protecting and preserving our collection for future generations is one of our greatest responsibilities. Our collection contains art, firearms, saddles, Hollywood Western memorabilia, and Native American baskets, ceramics, jewelry and textiles animating the following themes:

Online Collectionshttp://collections.theautry.org/mwebcgi/mweb.exe?request=home

LACMA Library – LACMA

Costume & Textiles Archive – http://www.lacma.org/search/site/Costume%20%26%20Textiles

Special instructions for use go to Art Center Link http://artcenter.libguides.com/c.php?g=261553&p=1747091

 

EXHIBITION CATALOG: WEARABLE EXPRESSIONS – Feb 10 – April 16, 2017 Palos Verdes Art Center – Wearable Expressions Exhibition

 

Vintage Fashion Guild.org – research library – historic fashion and textiles –  Textile reference Dictionary   www.vintagefashionguild.org

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OUTSIDE OF LOS ANGELES

De Young Museum – San Franciscohttps://deyoung.famsf.org/

https://deyoung.famsf.org/deyoung/collections/textile-arts

The TEXTILE ARTS COUNCIL was created more than twenty years ago to advance the appreciation of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco’s textile and costume collection.  http://www.textileartscouncil.org/

 

AT THE MET 2017 – NYC – COSTUME & FASHION GALLERY

MET MUSEUM – EXHIBIT

 

MUSEUM OF ART & DESIGN – NYC – http://madmuseum.org/exhibitions

 

THE MUSEUM AT FIT – NYC – FASHION CULTURES PROGRAMS

http://www.fitnyc.edu/museum/

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BATA SHOE MUSEUM – TORONTO, ON

http://www.batashoemuseum.ca/

Watch The Video

 

Smithsonian Libraries – Color

http://library.si.edu/exhibition/color-in-a-new-light/using

 

Victoria & Albert Museum – London – https://www.vam.ac.uk/

https://www.youtube.com/user/vamuseum

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