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50 Years of The Museum at FIT: Fashion as Cultural Heritage -


50 Years of The Museum at FIT: Fashion as Cultural Heritage
As part of its ongoing 50th anniversary celebration, The Museum at FIT invites you to this panel discussion about fashion museums, the fashion industry, and the cultural heritage of fashion. Panelists will include Dr. Valerie Steele, director of The Museum at FIT; Professor Susan Scafidi, director of the Fashion Law Institute at Fordham University; and moderator Felicia Caponigri, an American lawyer and PhD student at IMT School for Advanced Studies in Lucca, Italy.

Please note, there are a limited number of tickets which will be allocated on a lottery basis. RSVP today to enter!

Fashion Institute of Technology
Seventh Avenue at 27th Street
New York City 10001–5992

Please note spots for CORE: members to this exclusive program are limited. RSVP today to secure your spot!

Event Space:
Katie Murphy Amphitheatre
Fred P. Pomerantz Art and Design Center
The Katie Murphy Amphitheatre is in the Fred P. Pomerantz Art and Design Center on the northwest corner of Seventh Avenue and 27th Street.

About The Museum at FIT:
The Museum at FIT (MFIT) is the only museum in New York City dedicated solely to the art of fashion. Best known for its innovative and award-winning exhibitions, the museum has a permanent collection of more than 50,000 garments and accessories dating from the eighteenth century to the present. MFIT is a member of the American Alliance of Museums. Its mission is to educate and inspire diverse audiences with innovative exhibitions and programs that advance knowledge of fashion. For more information about The Museum at FIT, please visit