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Monday, February 26 • 9:00am - 12:00pm
Behind-the-Scenes Tour of The Costume Institute at The Metropolitan Museum of Art - Sponsored by IvoryPress - SOLD OUT

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Website: https://www.metmuseum.org/about-the-met/curatorial-departments/the-costume-institute


Julie T. Lê, Assistant Museum Librarian, The Irene Lewisohn Costume Reference Library at The Costume Institute, will give a behind the scenes tour of The Costume Institute. The visit will include:


  • Presentation on the history of collecting at the Costume Institute (approx. 45 mins)
  • Tour of the Costume Institute Collections storage facility (20 mins)
  • Tour of the Costume Institute Conservation Lab (20 mins)
  • Tour & Highlights from the Irene Lewisohn Costume Reference Library (20 mins)


Directions: Meet the Tour Wrangler at the designated meeting point near the Registration Desk, Promenade West, on the Hilton Hotel's second floor at 9:00 AM to travel together by public transportation. Tour participants are required to buy a loaded Metro Card in advance of the tour, so that the tour can remain on schedule. Round-trip travel will cost $5.50 cash.


Maximum Participants: 10
Administrative Fee: $10

Speakers
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Julie Le

Assistant Museum Librarian, The Costume Institute - Metropolitan Museum of Art
Fashion librarianship, archives, & digital archiving projects.


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