in Frankfurt at the trade fair in January 2015, and it lives on through a website, . Perhaps many of you have already seen this, but if not, please visit the website to hear the "sound" of a myriad of patterns. The results are delightful, unexpected, and beautiful. This is the kind of...

of last month's Museum Life post, another relatively new approach in reaching audiences is the exhibition film. Recreations of the exhibition experience have been around for a while now, with interactive panoramas, dedicated websites, or static photographs or videos of each gallery space...

Throughout the museum, various pieces were mounted on simplified illustrations or silhouettes of human bodies, depending upon the context, making the placement and use of the fragment or complete object immediately evident. In addition to display in the vitrines, reproductions of objects...

1860 Collection: Powerhouse Museum, Sydney Lastly, this boy's dressdates from the 1860s, made of wool flannel; it is trimmed with velvet tabs and small pearl buttons. It has a full skirt similar to the 1880s girls dress. Looking at these examples of boy's dresses it is easy to see how it...

Koo of University of California, Davis and Seoha Min of University of North Carolina at Greensboro), and another on digitally recreating missing pieces in historic costume collections with 3-D modeling software (Cara Tortorice, Worn Through alum Kelly Cobb, and Dilia Lopez-Gydosh of...

I would like use this opportunity to source information from Worn Through readers. So please feel free to suggest previous exhibitions, publication and other resources. I look forward to hearing from you. First image: Necklace, House of Chanel, metal, 1947, Collection: Metropolitan...

the rising cost of living in many major cities (and these major cities rely on museums for tax revenue, tourist dollars, and in many cases, help with lagging economies), doing what you love is not enough to survive, nor is it fair to expect that of the majority of a museum workforce. On a...

Although museums are sometimes thought of as places of old stuff, many acquire contemporary items throughout collection areas. For example the Victoria and Albert Museum, London acquired a 2009 black mini mesh dress by Christopher Kane in 2010 and the Metropolitan Museum, New York acquired...

As a Worn Through reader for the past several years, I have benefited greatly from the knowledge and advice of past contributors, and am excited to become a new Worn Through correspondent. I will be sharing my experiences as a part-time assistant curator of costumes and personal effects at the...

Purchased over the years, they are a physical reminder of how the museum has dealt with the display of fashion. The topic of museum displays and fashion has been discussed before at Worn Through by Jenna, Arianna and Brenna and others. In this post, l'd like to show you some photos from the...

 

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