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Private Tour in The Met’s Costume Institute

Wednesday, January 31
10:30 – 11:30 AM

The Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Ave, NYC


The AFA is pleased to welcome members and trustees to the first program of the season! Join us for a tour of Women Dressing Women, The Costume Institute’s latest exhibition, led by Mellissa Huber, Associate Curator, The Costume Institute, The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Women Dressing Women will explore the creativity and artistic legacy of women fashion designers from The Met’s permanent collection drawing from the past 115 years.

It will feature the work of over seventy womenswear designers, including French haute couture from houses such as Jeanne Lanvin and Elsa Schiaparelli, to American makers like Ann Lowe, Claire McCardell, and Isabel Toledo, along with contemporary designs by Rei Kawakubo, Anifa Mvuemba, and Simone Rocha.

The exhibition is made possible by Morgan Stanley.

The AFA is grateful to Board Chair Elizabeth Belfer for arranging this tour. For questions and more information, contact



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