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MetFridays: In-Between Fashion

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MetFridays: In-Between Fashion

Celebrate The Costume Institute exhibition Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garçons: Art of the In-Between with an evening showcasing the work of student designers, conversations on fashion, art making, and much more! All events are free with Museum admission or a valid student ID.

Fashion Design Contest
5–6 pm
Floor 1, The Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium
Vote on your favorite garment by fashion design contest finalists. Winners will be announced at 8 pm.

Undergraduate Finalists:

Ekaterina Atamanchuk, Parsons School of Design at The New School
Youngmin Kim, Parsons School of Design at The New School
María Fernanda Nava Melgar, Savannah College of Art and Design
Yuchen Xie, Savannah College of Art and Design
Yifan Xu, Academy of Art University

Graduate Finalists:

Maria Aalto, Academy of Art University
Snezana Anicic, Academy of Art University
Fei Liu, Savannah College of Art and Design
Changsheng Yu, Academy of Art University
Shalyn Webber, Savannah College of Art and Design

This event is made possible by the Doris & Stanley Tananbaum Foundation in memory of Doris Tananbaum. It is organized by The Costume Institute and The Met College Group as part of our mission to support emerging talent in the field.

5–8:15 pm
Floor 1, The American Wing Café (closes at 8:15 pm)
Celebrate this year's fashion design contest finalists with music by DJ Reborn. Drinks and a special cocktail available for purchase. Flash your wristband to participate; 21+.

Panel Discussion
6–7 pm
Floor 1, The Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium
Renowned image makers working on the border of art and fashion discuss street style as a global phenomenon with moderator Andrew Bevan, fashion writer and producer.


Greg Foley, creative director, Visionaire magazine
Phil Oh, street style photographer
Shelley Fox, Donna Karan Professor of Fashion, Parsons School of Design at The New School


Photo Booth
5–8:30 pm
Floor 1, Gallery 700, The Charles Engelhard Court
Dress to impress and take the moment home with you.

Drop-in Drawing
6:30–8:30 pm
Floor 2, Gallery 771, Terian Family Gallery
Explore drawing techniques inspired by American fashions of the 19th and 20th centuries.

Drop-in Art Making
6–8:30 pm
Floor 1, Gallery 305, Medieval Sculpture Hall
Create unique accessories that speak to your personal style and The Met collection.

Dress to impress! Fashion illustrator Holly Nichols (@hnicholsillustration) will be capturing the best fashions of the night.

Use #MetFridays, #TheMetCollegeGroup, #TheCostumeInstitute, and #TheMet and tag @metmuseum on Twitter and Instagram!