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  • Taught by creative and business professionals
  • Offers an inside look into fashion-related careers
  • Focuses on the evolution of fashion design

Explore the world of fashion and its role as a global, economic, and cultural force. Whether you are a curator, designer, artist, art professional, entrepreneur, or journalist, these courses will help you to gain a competitive advantage in your current career or to prepare for a new one. Course work covers the history and development of fashion, its impact on society, the current evolving trends and business practices, and opportunities for creative self-expression.

Silver Lining: Fashion and Film

Contemplate the powerful role of fashion in films, and learn about fashion history, costume design, identity construction, and ideals of beauty.

2017 Summer
1 section

Fashion in Museums

Examine the suitability of fashion in museums by studying historic fashion exhibitions and taking guided tours of select fashion exhibits in New York.

2017 Spring
2 sections

The Fashion Designer as an Artist

Explore the exciting relationship between fashion and art with visits to New York exhibitions and designer studios.

2017 Spring
1 section

Exploring Fashion: Accessory Design

Learn about fashion accessories in this cross-disciplinary course combining aesthetic and historical explorations with hands-on design workshops.

2017 Spring
1 section