FIDM Museum YouTube Channel

The FIDM Museum is proud to introduce our newly-launched YouTube channel, home of our extensive collection of video content.

Catwalk historyCatwalk History slideshow from the 2018 exhibition Capturing the Catwalk: Runway Photography from the Michel Arnaud Archive, now available to watch on YouTube 

Start your viewing with Curator Kevin Jones’ introduction of the FIDM Museum Collection, then browse the playlists to find videos organized by categories, such as Fashion Photography or Art of Motion Picture Costume Design. Videos in these playlists will take you behind-the-scenes of our exhibitions with additional educational content like slide shows, interviews, and gallery tours. For example, you can now take a virtual walk-through of our 2011 exhibition FABULOUS! Ten Years of FIDM Museum Acquisitions – keep your eye out for our beloved Alexander McQueen Peacock Dress!

EventsVisitors browse the exhibition FABULOUS! Ten Years of Museum Acquisitions, 2000 – 2010, 2011

You can also find the full-length documentary that accompanied our 2009 exhibition High Style: Betsy Bloomingdale and the Haute Couture, featuring interviews with Oscar de la Renta, Hubert de Givenchy, James Galanos, Adolfo Sardina, and more.

BetsyBetsy Bloomingdale attends opening night of High Style: Betsy Bloomingdale and the Haute Couture, 2009

Catch up on our signature social media series, FIDM Museum Unboxings and Collection Conversations; all episodes will now be available on both Instagram and YouTube. Discover crafty new skills from Collections Manager and Mount Maker Carolyn Jamerson in her online tutorials (including the technique behind her famous paper wigs).

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Paper wigs by Carolyn Jamerson, Art of Television Costume Design 2017; RuPaul's Drag Race costumes by Zaldy

Make sure to hit the subscribe button to stay up to date on the FIDM Museum’s latest videos, and comment below to tell us what you'd like to see more of on the channel! 

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