Textiles at Twelve
Weekly lunchtime programs—including films, lectures, and gallery talks—focus on the textile arts and global cultures. Free; no reservations are required.
Visitors can learn more about their own textiles from museum curators and conservators.
Presented in conjunction with International Museum Day, this groundbreaking documentary film pulls back the curtain on the impact the fashion industry has on our world.
In 1973, American fashion designers Anne Klein, Bill Blass, and others pit their ready-to-wear clothing lines against the lions of French haute couture in a historic runway rumble.
Join Curator Lee Talbot as he discusses Hanae Mori, one of Japan's earliest couture designers.
These fun knitting-themed film shorts include "Walkie Talkie Man" and the "Making of Walkie Talkie Man" by highly acclaimed music video director and filmmaker Michel Gondry, and "Video III" by Forcefield artist collective.