What Inspires a Curator?

In today's post, Associate Curator Christina Johnson takes us behind the scenes of Inspired Eye: The Donald and Joan Damask Design Collection at the FIDM Museum, explaining how the exhibition's design serves the concept suggested by... Read Article ››

Making paper wigs

When dressing a mannequin for exhibition, it's important not to overlook the details. Careful attention to the total look makes an ensemble, and an exhibition, complete. Fully dressed mannequins also help visitors better understand the time-period on... Read Article ››


FABULOUS! opened one year ago this week! To celebrate, we're taking a look back at the exhibition via a brief video. Short and sweet, it takes you inside the exhibition for a chance to revist your favorite pieces. You'll even see some pieces that have... Read Article ››

Exhibition design at the FIDM Museum

  Exhibition design encompasses every element of an exhibition. Paint colors, platform shapes, cases, lighting, traffic flow and many other elements work together to support and enhance the narrative created by the objects on display. At the FIDM... Read Article ››