Master of Arts in Costume Studies

Costume Studies Events

Alumni Panel

Please join us on October 26th for a panel discussion in celebration of the achievements of NYU Costume Studies graduates. Meet current students and prospective applicants and hear four distinguished alumnae discuss their varied career experiences and share advice on what they have learned along the way.

Elizabeth Arenaro, class of 2005
Collections Manager
Costume Institute, Metropolitan Museum of Art

Marcella Martin, class of 2011
PhD Candidate, New York University Department of Italian Studies
Vice President of External Affairs and Mid-Atlantic Region President
Costume Society of America

Suzanne Shapiro, class of 2009
Archive Manager
PVH Corp.

Elizabeth Way, class of 2013
Curatorial Assistant
Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology

Wednesday, October 26 at 6:30pm
34 Stuyvesant Street, Room 600, Sixth floor
Bios of Participating Alumni
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Eastern Exposure: Dress and Textiles in China and Japan

In recent years, the dress and textiles of China and Japan have fascinated researchers, museum professionals, and fashion followers alike, offering a vast array of lines of inquiry. “Eastern Exposure” brings together a distinguished group of scholars from the New York area who will present a selection of case studies examining continuity and innovation in the evolving fashion industries of China and Japan.

Saturday, November 12, 2016
2:00pm – 5:00pm
New York University Einstein Auditorium
34 Stuyvesant Street
New York, NY 10003
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