April 21, 2018, renowned Dior expert, Florence Muller will share her experiences putting together the 70 year anniversary retrospective exhibition, Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams, which opened at the Decorative Arts Museum in Paris last year.
Ms Muller is a fashion historian and curator who has created over 100 exhibitions around the world, several of them with Dior as the subject matter. Recent fashion exhibitions include: Yves Saint Laurent: The Perfection of Style in 2017 at Virginia Museum of Fine Art, Richmond, and Shock Wave: Japanese Fashion designers 1980s-90s at the Denver Art Museum in 2016.
Since 2015, Ms Muller has been the Avenir Foundation Curator of Textile Art, Curator of Fashion at the Denver Art Museum. Before coming to the U.S. Ms Muller was Director and Curator of l’Union Française des Arts du Costume at the Musée des Arts de la Mode/UCAD, Paris. In Paris, she was also a professor in the Culture of Fashion program at the French Institute of Fashion. Between 2006 and 2015 she taught Luxury and Fashion theory at AMP, the Advanced Management Program in Fashion & Luxury, at the School of Economics and Management of Tsinghua University in Beijing. In France and Europe, she consulted for numerous various luxury brands and haute couture houses. She has published more than 30 books on the history of fashion.
Where: Campbell Hall, 1787 Neil Avenue, Room 200
When: Saturday April 21, 2018 talk from 12-1pm followed by a small reception from 1-2pm in the Columbia Gas Student and Alumni Lounge (Room 281)
Parking available in the Neil Ave Garage behind Campbell Hall
Sponsored by the Friends of the Historic Costume & Textiles Collection
RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or 614-292-3090