6th Annual Outstanding Art of Television Costume Design exhibition is open!



6th Annual Outstanding Art of Television Costume Design 
July 31-October 20, 2012
10:00 am to 5:00 pm
FREE and open to the public.


Join us in celebrating the work of television costume designers at the 6th Annual Outstanding Art of Television Costume Design exhibition. Featuring costumes from a variety of television genres, the exhibition spotlights the role of costume design in creating believable onscreen characters. See costumes from your favorite television shows, including Pretty Little Liars, Once Upon a Time, Hemingway & Gelhorn, Game of Thrones, Great Expectations, Downton Abbey,The Fresh Beat Band, Pan Am, Boardwalk Empire, and more! The exhibition is organized by costume designer Mary Rose, current president of the Costume Designers Guild. Curator and Docent tours are available; email docent@fidmmuseum.org for more information.

Here's a look at some of the costumes featured in the exhibition AND highlights from the opening night party. Enjoy!

Once Upon A Time tutu
Rainbow Fairy from Once Upon a Time: Nominated for 2012 Emmy® for Outstanding Costume Design: Costume Designer, Eduardo Castro and Assistant Costume Designer, Monique McRae.



Mary Rose and Eduardo CastroFeatured Costume Designer, Eduardo Castro, Emmy Award® nominee for Once Upon a Time and Mary Rose, President of the Costume Designers Guild and guest curator of the exhibition.


Downton AbbeyDownton Abbey: Nominated for 2012 Emmy® for Outstanding Costume Design: Costume Designer, Susannah Buxton. (L to R) Maggie Smith as Violet Crawley, Dowager Countess of Grantham, Sophie McShera as Daisy Robinson, Hugh Bonneville as Robert Crawley, Earl of Grantham, Elizabeth McGovern as Cora Crawley, Countess of Grantham, Michelle Dockery as Lady Mary Crawley, Jessica Brown Findlay as Lady Sybil Crawley. (Alex J. Berliner/ABimages)


Ruth MyersRuth Myers, Costume Designer and Emmy Award® nominee for Hemingway & Gellhorn, poses with costumes from Hemingway & Gellhorn. (L to R) Nicole Kidman as Martha Gellhorn, Clive Owen as Ernest Hemingway, Clive Owen as Ernest Hemingway, Nicole Kidman as Martha Gellhorn. (Alex J. Berliner/ABimages)


Game of ThronesGame of Thrones: Nominated for 2012 Emmy® for Outstanding Costume Design: Costume Designer, Michele Clapton, Assistant Costume Designer, Alexander Fordham and Assistant Costume Designer, Chloe Aubry. (L to R) Gethin Anthony as Renly Baratheon, Peter Dinklage as Tyrion Lannister, Lena Headey as Cersei Lannister. (Alex J. Berliner/ABimages)


Mandi LinePretty Little Liars Costume Designer & FIDM Grad, Mandi Line poses with costumes from Pretty Little Liars. (L to R) Lucy Hale as Aria Montgomery, Troian Bellisario as Spencer Hastings, Shay Mitchell as Emily Fields, Ashley Benson as Hanna Marin, Janel Parrish as Mona Vanderwall. (Alex J. Berliner/ABimages)


Fresh Beat BandThe Fresh Beat Band: 2012 Daytime Emmy® Winner for Outstanding Achievement in Costume Design/Styling by Costume Designer, Joyce Kim Lee and Costume Supervisor, Kiki Garwood. (L to R) Tara Perry as Marina/Orange Dinosaur, a Juniorkin, Thomas Hobson as Shout/Green Dinosaur, Jon Beavers as Twist/Scarecrow, a Juniorkin, Yvette Gonzalez-Nacer as Kiki/Tin Woman. (Alex J. Berliner/ABimages)


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