Delivering Dietrich’s Dress

Last fall, the FIDM Museum lent a Marlene Dietrich dress to the exhibition Light & Noir: Emigrés and Exiles in Hollywood, 1933-1950, at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles. The strapless evening gown in a paisley... Read Article ››

Marlene Dietrich’s evening shoes

  The 20th Annual Art of Motion Picture Costume Design exhibition opens next week! This year's exhibition showcases over 100 costumes from 20 films released in 2011. What's more, we're also featuring a selection of classic costumes from both... Read Article ››

Howard Greer

Today's post on Howard Greer was written by costume historian Shelly Foote. From 1994-2004, Shelly worked with the Costume Collection at The National Museum of American History as the Assistant Chair in the Division of Social History. Retired since 2004,... Read Article ››

Presentations abroad!

As mentioned in this post, FIDM Museum staff are constantly engaged in collection-oriented research. Currently, Christina Johnson (Collections Manager) and Kevin Jones (Curator) are at the Fashion & Materiality symposium hosted by the Centre for Fashion... Read Article ››