Tour of Hats at the Bard Graduate Center, New York
On March 15th 2012, the V&AAF members were given a private tour of the Hats exhibition at the Bard Graduate Center led by Oriole Cullen, V&A curator of the exhibition.
This was followed with a lecture by Oriole Cullen and a modeling of hats as part of the Bard Graduate Center’s Gallery Events.
The American Friends of the V&A supported The Clothworkers’ Centre for the Study and Conservation of Textiles and Fashion that opened in October.
The American Friends of the V&A was able to support an artist’s residency for ceramics artist Michelle Erickson at the V&A.
Dr Christine Checinska, Senior Curator of African and African Diaspora Fashion at the V&A, and Ernestine White-Mifetu, Sills Foundation Curator of African Art at the…