Member Program: Tour of Korean Fashion: From Royal Court to Runway

Fashion model walking down a runway
A model wears an ensemble from Lie Sang Bong’s SS17 collection at Jakarta Fashion Week. Photo courtesy of the designer.

 

Curator Lee Talbot will lead an in-person tour of the museum’s major exhibition of fashion in Korea, from its last royal dynasty through today.

About the Exhibition

Innovations in fashion, music, film and other arts have propelled Korea to the forefront of the world’s creative stage. This major exhibition will explore the extraordinary transformation of Korean costume and fashion over the last 125 years, from the late Joseon dynasty to today’s couture and cutting-edge street fashion. Learn more about the exhibition

About Lee Talbot

Lee Talbot joined The Textile Museum as a curator in 2007, specializing in East Asian textiles. He has curated numerous exhibitions and published catalogs, articles and textbook chapters. Talbot was previously curator at the Chung Young Yang Embroidery Museum in Seoul, Korea. He has a bachelor’s from Rhodes College, a M.B.A. from the Thunderbird School of Global Management and a master’s from Bard Graduate Center.

How to Participate

This program is for museum members and will take place in person at the museum. If you are already a member, please  register online. If you are not currently a member, you can  join or renew  online.

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