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The Museum at FIT

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We invite you to gain an intriguing perspective on the culture of fashion through the Museum's engaging programs and publications. Our educational programming, Fashion Culture, includes free lectures, panel discussions, fashion conversations, and guided tours. The Museum’s most ambitious program, the annual Fashion Symposium, features noted scholars, authors, and curators from around the world. In addition to its three exhibition galleries, the Museum is composed of a conservation laboratory, photographic studio, workshop, more than 10,000 square feet of on-site storage space, three classrooms, and offices for 30 full-time employees. Members of the staff of The Museum at FIT have specialized skills in the conservation, documentation, exhibition, and interpretation of fashion.