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Conventions and Events * Local Exhibits * Beyond Exhibits * Craft/Quilt Shows

Upcoming Conventions and Events in the Pup Zone

For more see: ICG Mega Convention List



Zenkaikon 2016
To be held April 1-3, 2016
Lancaster County Convention Center
Lancaster, PA

221B Con (Sherlock Holmes)
To be held April 1-3, 2016
Atlanta, GA

MoCCAfest (anime, manga) ( Society of Illustrators)
To be held April 2-3, 2016

L.I. Geek (media, TV, movies, cosplay, costume, gaming)
To be held April 2-3, 2016
Holtsville, NY

Boston Super Megafest (media, comics, music)
To be held April 8-10, 2016
Marlborough, MA

Jaycon 6 (anime, cosplay)
To be held April 9-10, 2016
Elizabethtown, PA

NJ Comic Book Show - Clifton (Comics)
To be held April 10, 2016
Clifton, NJ

Steel City Con 2016 (media, toys, comics)
To be held April 15-17, 2016
Pittsburgh, PA

Treklanta (Star Trek, Star Wars, Battlestar Galactica, Firefly, Buck Rogers in the 25th Century and Babylon 5)
To be held April 15-17, 2016
Tucker, GA

New York City: The Doctors (Doctor Who)
To be held April 16, 2016

East Coast Comicon
To be held April 16-17, 2016
Meadowlands, NJ

JordanCon (Robert Jordon)
DeepSouthCon 54 (literary)
To be held April 22-24, 2016
Atlanta, GA

Chiller Theater (media)
To be held April 22-24, 2016
Hilton Parsippany, Parsippany, NJ

Tora-Con (anime, cosplay)
To be held April 23-24, 2016
Rochester, NY

The Great Philadelphia Comic Con (media, comics, cosplay, gaming)
To be held April 23-24, 2016
The Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks, PA

Flower City Comic Con (comics, media, anime, cosplay, gaming)
To be held April 23-24, 2016
Rochester, NY

ChaseCon Expo (media, cosplay, gaming)
To be held April 23-24, 2016
Saratoga, NY

Castle Point Anime Convention (anime)
To be held April 23-24, 2016
Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken NJ

Boston Japanese Festival (one-day, Japanese Culture)
To be held April 24, 2016
Boston, MA

NJ Comic Book Show - Wayne (Comics)
To be held April 24, 2016
Wayne, NJ

RavenCon 2016
To be held April 29 - May 1, 2016
Williamsberg, VA

Ad Astra 2016
To be held April 29 - May 1, 2016
Toronto, ON

Eastern Shore Fan Con (one day, anime, comics, cosplay, video games) Facebook
To be held April 30, 2016
Princess Anne, MD

Quinni-Con (anime)
April 30 - May 1, 2016
Quinnipiac University, Hamden, CT

Shikacon (Anime)
April 30 - May 1, 2016
Bristol, VA

Undiscovered Con (comics, media, cosplay, anime)
To be held April 30 - May 1, 2016
White Plains, NY

??Tanoshiicon 2016 (manga, anime, tea party)
To be held April ??, 2016
West Chester, PA

NYC 19th Century Extravaganza
Facebook for other events
To be held April ??, 2016


Costume-Con 34
"The Wonder of Nature"
To be held May 6-9, 2016
Madison Marriott West
Madison, WI
Great costume convention!

Watch City Festival
To be held May 7 (8 rain day), 2016
Waltham, MA

NJ Comic Book Show - Clifton (Comics)
To be held March 8, 2016
Clifton, NJ

Steampunk World's Fair
(Steampunk Empire - a site to find other events everywhere and people!)
To be held May 13-15, 2016
Radisson of Piscataway, Piscataway, NJ

AC*BC - Atlantic City Boardwalk Con (comics, media, cosplay, Miss Cosplay contest, workshops, Geek things)
To be held May 13-15, 2016
Atlantic City, NJ

Bookcon (literary, authors, all kinds of genres)
To be held May 14, 2016
Chicago, IL

Clovercon (one day, anime)
To be held May 15, 2016
Bridgewater, NJ

NJ Comic Book Show - Hasbrouck Heights (Comics)
To be held May 22, 2016
Hasbrouck Heights, NJ

Anime North
To be held May 27-29, 2016
Toronto, Canada
Anime North is an ICG International Convention!

Timegate (Dr. Who and Stargate etc)
To be held May 27-29, 2016
Atlanta, GA

Balticon 50
To be held May 27-30, 2016
Renaissance Inner Harbor
Baltimore, MD

New Jersey Renaissance Fair
To be held May 28-29, June 4-5, 11-12, 2016
Bordentown, NJ


Wizard World: Philadelphia Comic Con (media, comics, anime, gaming)
To be held June 2-5, 2016
Pennsylvania Convention Center, 1101 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Awesome Con (media, comics, anime, gaming)
To be held June 3-5, 2016
Washington DC

LaffCon1 ( R.A. Lafferty)
To be held June 4, 2016
Mercer County Library, 2751 Brunswick Pike, Lawrenceville, NJ

Official Once Upon a Time(Creation Con)
To be held June 4-5, 2016
Whippany, NJ

Albany Comic-Con (comics, costume contest)
To be held June 5, 2016
Albany, NY

AnimeNext (anime)
To be held June 10-12, 2016
Atlantic City Convention Center, Atlantic City, NJ

Steampunk in the Catskills (steampunk event)
To be held June 10-12, 2016
Blackthorne Resort
East Durham, NY

Sci-Fi in the Valley Con
To be held June 10-12, 2016
Altoona, PA

Eternal Con (Comics, anime, Collectibles, Gaming, Sci-Fi, Cosplay, Horror, pop culture)
To be held June 10-12, 2016
Long Island, Garden City, NY

Maryland Faerie Festival (Faerie)
To be held June 11-12, 2016
Camp Ramblewood Darlington, MD

Anime Mid-Atlantic 16 (anime)
To be held June 17-19, 2016
Chesapeake, VA

Anime Tosho-con (anime)
To be held June 18, 2016
East Orange, NJ

Midsummer Fantasy Renaissance Faire (renfair) (Facebook)
To be held on June 18-19, June 25-26, July 2-4, 2016
Warsaw Park, Ansonia, CT

PortConMaine 2016
To be held June 23-26, 2016
South Portland, ME

Dexcon 19 (gaming)
To be held June 29-July 3, 2016
Morristown, NJ

Special Edition, NYC (comics)
To be held June ??, 2016
Pier 94, NYC, NY

Museum Mile Festival
To be held June 14, 2016 from 6pm - 9pm
Nine major museums along Fifth Avenue from 82nd Street to 105th Street
(basically, from the Met to El Museo del Barrio) are open late with free
admission. Fifth Avenue is closed to traffic; there are street performers,
artists, food vendors, etc. Fifth Avenue from 82nd Street to 105th Street, NYC NY

NJCAC New Jersey Comic*Anime*Con (one day, comics, anime)(Facebook)
To be held June ??, 2016
Morristown, NJ

CANCELLED 2015: Capital Con DC
To be held June ??, 2016
Washington, DC


NEFilk: Conterpoint 2016 (filk, music)
To be held July 1-3, 2016
Baltimore, MD

Heroes & Villains (media, comics)
To be held July 2-3, 2016
Secaucus, NJ

ConnectiCon (anime)
To be held July 7-10, 2016
Hartford, CT

Readercon 27 (literary, music)
To be held July 7-10, 2016
Quincy, MA

BronyCon (My Little Pony)
To be held July 8-10, 2016
Baltimore, MD

Official "The Vampire Diaries" Con (Creation Con)
To be held July 8-10, 2016
Parsippany, NJ

Garden State Comic Fest (comics, artists, toys, cosplay)
To be held July 9-10, 2016
Morristown, NJ

Star Wars Celebration Europe 2016
To be held July 15-17, 2016
London, UK

Shore Leave
To be held July 15-17, 2016
Marriott's Hunt Valley Inn, Baltimore, MD

G-Anime (anime)
To be held July 15-16, 2016
Palais de Congres, Gatineau, Quebec, Canada

Costume College (Facebook)
To be held July 28-31, 2016
Woodland Hills, CA

Confluence 2016 (PARSEC organizers)
To be held July 29-31, 2016
Pittsburgh, PA

Tatsu-Con 2016 (anime, gaming, steampunk theme)
To be held July 29-31, 2016
Buffalo, NY

Pennsic War 45 (SCA Event)
To be held July 29-August 14, 2016
Cooper's Lake Slippery Rock, PA

RhodyCon (anime, cosplay, video games)
To be held July 30-31, 2016
Cranston, RI

??West Orange Renaissance Fair
To be held July ??, 2016
West Orange, NJ

NJ Comic Book Show - Montclair (Comics)
To be held July ??, 2016
Montclair, NJ

ENDED 2015 9Pi-Con
To be held July ??, 2016
Windsor Locks, CT

2nd Annual NYC Steampunk Weekend (various events check website for locations)
To be held July ??, 2016
NYC and Brooklyn, NY


Otakuthon (anime)
To be held August 5-7, 2016
Montreal, QB, Canada

Hunted Faire (haunt panels, makeup, sound effects, live performers)
To be held August 6-7, 2016
Hauppaugh, NY

New York Renaissance Faire
To be held Saturdays, Sundays & Labor Day August 6 - October 2, 2016
Tuxedo Park, NY

Boston Comic Con (Media, comics, Anime)
To be held August 12-14, 2016
Boston, MA

Otacon 2016 (anime)
To be held August 12-14, 2016
Baltimore, MD

Monster-Mania Con 34 (horror, media)
To be held August 12-14, 2016
Cherry Hill, NJ

Star Fleet International Conference 2016 (Star Trek)
To be held August 12-14, 2016
Louisville, Ky

Long Island Retro Gaming (gaming)
To be held August 13, 2016
Hauppauge NY

Upcoming Worldcon Info
"MidAmeriCon II" The 74rd World Science Fiction Convention
To be held August 17-21, 2016
Kansas City, MO

Liberty City Anime Con (anime)
To be held August August 19-21, 2016

Terrific Comic Con (comics, anime and SF Collectibles)
To be held August 19-21, 2016
Mohegan Sun, Uncasville, CT

Flame Con (adults, comics, art, entertainment, media, cosplay, costuming, gaming, LGBTQ)
To be held August 20-21, 2016
Brooklyn, NY

TempleCon 2016 (steampunk, gaming, more)
To be held August 25-28, 2016
Warwick, RI

Official Star Trek Con: 50 Year Mission Tour (Creation Con)
To be held August 26-28, 2016
Crowne Plaza, Cherry Hill, NJ

CampAnime (anime, camp activities)
To be held August 26-28, 2016
Woodstock Valley, CT

Fan World (media, anime, gaming, sci-fi, fantasy, costuming)br> To be held August 26-28, 2016
Niagra Falls, Both sides: United States and Canada over the Rainbow Bridge<

International Discworld Convention (Discworld)
To be held August 26-29, 2016
Warwick, UK

Vermont Comic Con (comics, artists, cosplay)
To be held August 27-28, 2016
Burlington, VT

Inbeon Con: Summer Edition (art, artists, illustration, comic art)
To be held August 27, 2016
Rockville Centre, NY

Eyecon - Vampire Diaries (media, autographs, games, Halloween party)
To be held August ??, 2016
Wilmington, NC

North American Discworld Convention 2016
Facebook Page
ANNOUNCEMENT - NADC will be part of the Worldcon Sasquan
To be held August ??, 2016
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LI-Con 3 (I-Con news)
To be held August ??, 2016
Ronkonkoma, NY

The Knight Train Renaissance Fair
To be held August ??, 2016
St, Phillipsburg, NJ

In-CON-Ceivable 2016 (comics, gaming, media, costuming, comedy)
To be held August ??, 2016
Northampton, MA


DragonCon (multi-Genre, costuming)
To be held September 2 - 5, 2016
Atlanta, GA
Tons of Costuming!

RocCon! 2016 (Star Trek guests, media, Sci-Fi, comics, anime)
To be held September 9-11, 2016
Rochester, NY

Wizard World: Richmond Comic Con (comics, media)
To be held September 9-11, 2016
Richmond, VA

Intervention (digital media, comics, blogs, video/podcasts makers, gaming)
To be held September 16-18, 2016
Rockville, MD

Lakewood Renaissance Fair
To be held September 17-18, 2016
West Orange, NJ

J1-Con (anime, music)
To be held September 17-18, 2016
Philadelphia, PA

2016 Medieval Festival at Fort Tryon Park
To be held Sunday September 18, 2016 from 11:30 am to 6 pm.
Ft. Tyron Park NYC, NY
One day, $2 voluntary donation and the Cloister Museum is located there too!

Hartford Comic Con (comics, media, cosplay, anime)
To be held September 24-25, 2016
Hartford, CT 08854

Monster-Mania Con 35 (horror, media)
To be held September 30 - October 2, 2016
Hunt Valley, MD

Newark Comic Con (comics, cosplay, Zombie Walk, gaming)
To be held September ??, 2016
Newark, NJ

Aurelio Voltaire’s Necrocomicon (horror, macabre art, music)
To be held September ??, 2016
Piscataway NJ 08854


Walker Stalker Con (Walking Dead, zombis)
To be held October 1-2, 2016
Philadelphia, PA

New York City Comic Con
To be held October 6-9, 2016
Jacob K. Javits Center, 655 West 34th Street, NYC

Capclave 2016
To be held October 7-9, 2016
Gaithersburg, MD

RuffleCon (Alternative Fashions, classes, cosplay)
To be held October 14-16, 2016
New Haven, CT

Steampunk unLimited (steampunk train ride, food, music)
To be held October 14-16, 2016
Strasburg Railway
Strasburg, PA

HallowRead (literary, horror, paranormal/urban Fantasy, steampunk)
To be held October 21-23, 2016
Ellicott City, MD

World Fantasy Con 2016 (literary)
To be held October 27-30, 2016
Columbus, OH

Walker Stalker Con (Walking Dead, zombis)
To be held October 28-30, 2016
Atlanta, GA

Anime USA (anime)
To be held ??, 2016
Washington, DC

Anachronism NYC/Goblin Market (one-day Steampunk, performers)
To be held October ??, 2016
225 East Houston St, NYC, NY

EerieCon 18
To be held October ??, 2016
Niagara Falls, NY

Eyecon - Vampire Diaries (media, autographs, games, Halloween party)
To be held October ??, 2016
Atlanta, GA

Another Anime Convention (anime)
To be held October ??, 2016
Manchester, NH

CANCELLED 2015: International Steampunk City
To be held October ??, 2016
Speedwell Village
Morristown, NJ

Chillertheater (media)
To be held October ??, 2016
Hilton Parsippany, Parsippany, N.J.

???NYC Collectible Paperback and Pulp Fiction Expo (books, pulp mags)
To be held October ??, 2016


Metatopia 2016 (game design & pub)
To be held November 3-6, 2016
Morristown, NJ

Salute to "Supernatural" (Creation Convention)
To be held November 4-6, 2016
Whippany, NJ

FaerieCon East 2016
To be held November 4-6, 2016
Baltimore Marriott Hunt Valley Inn, Hunt Valley, MD

CONjuration Con (all kinds of Magic themed books, movies and TV show fandoms)
To be held November 4-6, 2016
Atlanta, GA

Nekocon 19 (anime)
To be held November 4-6, 2016
Hampton Roads, VA

Nerdacon (anime, gaming, LARP, Costuming)
To be held November 11-12, 2016
Columbus, GA

Animaine (anime)
To be held November 11-13, 2016
South Portland, ME

Long Island's Doctor Who Convention (Dr. Who)
To be held November 11-13, 2016
Ronkonkoma, Long Island, NY

Rhode Island Comic Con (media, comics, anime, gaming, costuming, cosplay)
To be held 11-13, 2016
Providence, RI

Philcon 2016
To be held November 18-20, 2016
Crown Plaza Hotel, Cherry Hill, NJ
This is a Pups' Home Town Convention!!!

AtomaCon (media arts: makup/props/costuming/film/etc, science, literature, gaming, media)
To be held November 18-20, 2016
North Charleston, SC

Derpy 2016 (anime, gaming, cosplay)
To be held November 18-20, 2016
Morristown, NJ

ChessieCon 2016 (by TSFS of DarkoverCon)
To be held November 25-27, 2016
Timonium, MD

Pulp AdventureCon (one day, pulp fiction, vintage paperbacks, movie collectibles)
To be held November ??, 2016
Bordentown, NJ

Doctor Who Festival (Doctor Who) Doctor Who (Official Events!)
To be held November ??, 2016
ExCel London, UK

SFContario 7
To be held November ??, 2016
Toronto, ON, Canada

Boston Super Megafest (media, comics, music)
To be held November ??, 2016
Framingham, MA

Doctor Who Festival (Doctor Who) Doctor Who (Official Events!)
To be held November ??, 2016
Sidney, Australia


?Smofcon 34 (convention running)
To be held December 4-6, 2016
Chicago, IL

Steel City Con 2016 (media, toys, comics)
To be held December ??, 2016
Monroeville, PA

Wintercon: New York Comic & Sci-Fi Expo (one-day, comics, media, costuming, cosplay, gaming)
(New York ComicBook Marketplace)
To be held December ??, 2016
Jamaica, NY

Setsucon (anime)
To be held January ??, 2017
State College, PA

Inbeon CON: Winter Edition (art, artists, illustration, comic art)
To be held December ??, 2016
Islandia, NY

A Victorian Holiday Celebration
To be held December ??, 2016
Bordentown, NJ

NJ Comic Book Show - Wayne (Comics)
To be held December ??, 2016
Wayne, NJ



GAFilk 2017 (filk)
To be held January 6-8, 2017
Atlanta, GA

Arisia '17
To be held January 13-16, 2017
Westin Boston Waterfront, Boston MA

MarsCon 2017 (Virginia)
To be held January 13-15, 2017
Williamsburg, VA

KotoriCon (anime)
To be held January ??, 2017
Sewell, NJ

G-Anime (anime)
To be held January ??, 2017
Palais de Congres, Gatineau, Quebec, Canada


Glimmerdark (Adultish +16yrs, rogue faeries, gaming)
To be held February 3-5, 2017
Princeton, NJ

Total Confusion 31 (gaming, minitures, costuming welcomed)
To be held February 23-26, 2017
Mansfield, MA

To be held February ??, 2017
Timonium, MD

Katsucon 2017 (anime, cosplay)
To be held February ??, 2017
National Harbor, MD

ENDED 2016: Ponycon NYC (My Little Pony)
To be held February ??, 2017
Brooklyn, NYC

NJ Comic Book Show - Hasbrouck Heights (Comics)
To be held February ??, 2017
Hasbrouck Heights, NJ

Dreamation 2017 (Gaming, LARP)
To be held February ??, 2017
Morristown, NJ

Boskone 54 (literary, gaming, art, filk)
To be held February ??, 2017
Boston, MA

Pulp AdventureCon (one day, pulp fiction, vintage paperbacks, movie collectibles)
To be held February ??, 2017
Fort Lauderdale, FL

AnachroCon 2017 (steampunk)
To be held February ??, 2017
Atlanta, GA


Big Apple Con (one day, comics, media)
To be held March 4, 2017

JoeLanta (G.I. Joe, Toys, costume contest, media and wrestling guests, diorama/figure contests)
To be held March (10)11-12, 2017
Atlanta, GA

Albacon 2017
Heidi Hooper Artist GOH
To be held March 31-April 2, 2017
Albany, NY

Genericon XXX Facebook
To be held March ??, 2017
Troy, NY

Cardboard*Con 8 2017 (one-day cardboard costuming)
To be held March ??, 2017
Atlanta, GA

Eyecon - Vampire Diaries (media, autographs, games, Halloween party)
To be held March ??, 2017
Wilmington, NC

Monster-Mania Con 36 (horror, media)
To be held March ??, 2017
Cherry Hill, NJ

Lunacon 2017
To be held March ??, 2017
Rye Town Hilton, Rye Brook NY
This is a Pups' Home Town Convention!!!

(Re)Generation Who (Doctor Who)
To be held March ??, 2017
Cockeysville, MD

Philadelphia Comic Con (one day, comics)
To be held March ??, 2017
Essington, PA

Anime Boston 2017 (anime)
To be held March ??, 2017
Boston, MA

Animaia 2017 (anime, cosplay)
To be held March ??, 2017
Manalapan, NJ

A-Lot-A-Con (anime, cosplay, gaming)
To be held March ??, 2017
Oneonta, NY

CANCELLED 2015: Conference on Middle Earth 2017 (Literary, Tolkien and his writings)
To be held March ??, 2017
Albany, NY

??MangaNEXT (manga)
To be held March ??, 2016


Costume-Con 35
"The Wonder of Nature"
To be held 20-24, 2017
Madison Marriott West
Mississaugga, Ontario, Canada
Great costume convention!


MISTI-Con (Harry Potter)
To be held May 18-22, 2017
The Margate on Winnipesaukee
76 Lake Street in Laconia, NH 03246

National Haunters Convention 2017
To be held May ??, 2017
Greater Philadephia Expo Center at Oaks
Oaks, PA

World Fantasy Con 2017 (literary)
To be held November 2-5, 2017
San Antonio, TX

ShinkouCon (anime, cosplay) (Facebook)
To be held June ??, 2017
Secaucus, NJ

MinCon (one day, anime, cosplay, comics, science fiction, fantasty, gaming)
To be held July ??, 2017
Mineola, NY


Costume-Con 36 (costuming, cosplay)
"Ports of Call"
To be held March/April ??, 2018
San Diego, CA
Great costume convention!

Blast from the past: 2015

Costume-Con 33
"Buccaneers Belles & Bootleggers"
Check for Post Con information/Pictures
Charleston, SC

Local Exhibits

Winterthur-Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike (Route 52)
Winterthur, DE 19735

"A Colorful Folk: Pennsylvania Germans & the Art of Everyday Life"
"Explore the unique world of the Pennsylvania Germans and their colorful folk art, including
decorated manuscripts, textiles, and pottery, in this exhibition highlighting recent acquisitions
from the estate of legendary collector and scholar Frederick S. Weiser."
To be held March 1, 2015 – January 3, 2016

"Tiffany Glass: Painting with Color and Light"
"Organized by The Neustadt Collection of Tiffany Glass in New York City, Tiffany Glass:
Painting with Color and Light is comprised of three windows, 16 lamps, and 75 pieces of
opalescent flat glass that illustrate the rich expanse of color and light available to
the artists at the Tiffany Studios."
To be held September 5, 2015 – January 3, 2016

Past Exhibits:
Online Museum
"Costumes of Downton Abbey"
"The Diligent Needle: Instrument of Profit, Pleasure, and Ornament"


Connecticut Historical Society
1 Elizabeth St
Hartford CT 06105

"Connecticut: 50 Objects/50 Stories"
The objects will bridge centuries, locations, ethnicities, and cultures, each detailing a
distinct personal experience, idea, or action.
To be held May 19, 2015 – January 2, 2016

"Beatrice Fox Auerbach: The Woman, Her World & Her Wardrobe"
Beatrice Fox Auerbach (1887-1968) is one of the most famous women in Connecticut history. Mention her or the G. Fox & Co.
department store to anyone over 40 who grew up in Connecticut, and you’re bound to hear a personal story or recollection.
To be held January 21 - April 30, 2016

"From High Collars to Bee’s Knees: The Downton Abbey Era In Connecticut"
Explores the fashion trends that reflected the tumultuous social events occurring in the early Twentieth Century. Members of our
Fashion Affinity Group, a volunteer group with particular interest in our costume collection, selected the costumes for the exhibit,
choosing those which best exemplified the richness of the CHS collection and the fashion trends of the 1910s and 1920s.
To be held January 21 - April 30, 2016

"The Sole of Connecticut: A History of the State’s Shoe Collection"
This hallway display will string together an array of footwear that have covered the feet of nutmeg inhabitants,
telling their stories using shoes as a focal point of the journey.
To be held March 8 - April 30, 2016

"Connecticut Captured: A 21st Century Look at an American Classic"
Connecticut is one of the first states Highsmith has visited, spending many months traveling in and photographing every
corner—creating a permanent visual portrait of the people, animals, natural surroundings and built environment
of “The Constitution State.”
To be held February 4 - March 12, 2016

"Beatrice Fox Auerbach: The Woman, Her World & Her Wardrobe"
CHS is hosting the traveling exhibition Beatrice Fox Auerbach: The Woman, Her World & Her Wardrobe organized by
the University of Connecticut Historical Costume and Textile Collection.
To be held January 26 - April 30, 2016

Past Exhibits:
"Mas: Costumes from Hartford’s West Indian Community"
"Inspired by the Past: Works by Robert Charles Hudson"


African American Museum in Philadelphia
701 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA

"Africans in India: From Slaves to Generals and Rulers"
Africans in India: From Slaves to Generals ad Rulers highlights and accomplishments of some of the Sidis of yesterday.
This new exhibition inscribes their fascinating story in the richly diverse history of the global African Diaspora.
To be held September 10 - January 3, 2016

"Soulful Stitching"
While they have adopted, adapted, and integrated many aspects of Indian cultures, Siddis have also retained and
transformed certain African traditions. In the visual arts, one tradition stands out: the patchwork quilts known as kawandi.
All of the quilts in the exhibition are by members of the nonprofit Siddi Womens’ Quilting Cooperative
that is keeping this tradition alive and vibrant.
To be held September 10 - January 3, 2016

Past Exhibits:
"Legendary: Inside the House Ballroom Scene"
An article about "Come See About Me: The Mary Wilson Supremes Collection"
Some pictures from :"Come See About Me: The Mary Wilson Supremes Collection"


Montclair Museum of Art
3 South Mountain Avenue
Montclair, NJ 07042

Ongoing exhibits of Native American historical arts including pots and basketry.
Past Exhibits:
From Heart to Hand: African-American Quilts from the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts


City of New York Museum
1220 Fifth Avenue (at 103rd Street)
New York, NY 10029

"Gilded New York"
Inaugurating the Museum’s Tiffany & Co. Foundation Gallery, Gilded New York explores the
city’s visual culture at the end of the 19th century, when its elite class flaunted their
money as never before.  The exhibition presents a lavish display of some 100 works, including costumes, jewelry,
portraits, and decorative objects, all created between the mid-1870s and the early 20th century.
To be held November 13 - Ongoing

Past Exhibits:
"Norman Bel Geddes: I Have Seen the Future"
"Stephen Burrows: When Fashion Danced"


Bard Graduate Center Gallery
18 West 86th Street
Between Central Park West and Columbus Ave.
New York City, NY

"Swedish Wooden Toys"
To be held September 2015 to January 17, 2016

Past Exhibits:
"Fashioning the Body: An Intimate History of the Silhouette"
"The Interface Experience: Forty Years of Personal Computing"
Waterweavers: The River in Contemporary Colombian Visual and Material Culture
Carrying Coca: 1,500 Years of Andean Chuspas
An American Style: Global Sources for New York Textile and Fashion Design, 1915–1928
William Kent: Designing Georgian Britain
Confluences: An American Expedition to Northern Burma, 1935
Circus and the City: New York, 1793-2010
Hats: An Anthology by Stephen Jones


Fashion Institute of Technology
The Museum
Seventh Avenue at 27 Street, NYC, NY
Calender of events and speakers

"Global Fashion Capitals"
Global Fashion Capitals will explore the rise of fashion cities over the past 150 years. Global Fashion
Capitals aims to broaden the understanding of what constitutes a “fashion capital” and to expand the
dialogue on the globalization of the fashion industry during the 21st century.
To be held June 2 – November 14, 2015

"Fashion Underground: Susanne Bartsch: Fashion as Spectacle and Transformation"
This exhibit will explore the creative links between her 30 years of sartorial self-expression and
its influence on the global fashion scene. Susanne Bartsch has been a highly visible player in
New York City nightlife from the 1980s to the present. Her penchant for extreme fashion and make-up
made her name the equivalent of a couture label for party people around the world.
To be held September 18, 2015 – January 2, 2016

"Denim: Fashion's Frontier"
[the Exhibit] will highlight important points of engagement between high fashion and denim that are
often left out of typical denim histories. Themes addressed will include the role of advertising in
creating popular mythologies, as well as issues of distressing, connoisseurship, and environmental concerns.
The goal will be to shed new light on one of the world’s most popular types of clothing, and to explore how
a particular style of woven cotton has come to dominate the clothing industry.
To be held December 1, 2015 – May 7, 2016

"Fairy Tale Fashion"
Fairy Tale Fashion will use some of the most extraordinary, beautiful, and luxurious examples of fashion
to illustrate more than twelve fairy tales, including well-known tales such as “Cinderella,” “Sleeping Beauty,”
and “Little Red Riding Hood.” In addition to offering a brief history of the fairy tales and their significance,
the show will highlight their direct references to fashion. There will be more than 80 looks in Fairy Tale Fashion,
including a number of recent creations from labels such as Comme des Garçons, Dolce and Gabbana,
Alexander McQueen, Prada, Rodarte, and Undercover.
To be held January 15, 2016 – April 16, 2016

"Proust's Duchess"
The Museum at FIT is collaborating with the Palais Galliera (Musée de la Mode de la Ville de Paris) on Proust’s Duchess,
an exhibition focusing on the wardrobe of Élizabeth, Comtesse de Greffulhe, whose beauty and elegance was one of the
main inspirations for Marcel Proust’s fictional character, the Duchesse de Guermantes from his novel
À la recherché du temps perdu (In Search of Lost Time).
To be held September 2016 – January 3, 2017

Visit Their Online Exhibit Galleries:
All Past Exhibits
Faking It: Originals, Copies, and Counterfeits
Lauren Bacall: The Look
Yves Saint Laurent + Halston: Fashioning the 70s
Exposed: A History of Lingerie
Dance and Fashion
Elegance in an Age of Crisis: Fashions of the 1930s
Beyond Rebellion: Fashioning the Biker Jacket
A Queer History of Fashion: From the Closet to the Catwalk
Shoe Obsession
Boots: The Height of Fashion
Fashion & Technology
Ivy Style
Fashion, A-Z: Highlights from the Collection of the Museum at FIT, Part One
Fashion, A-Z: Highlights from the Collection of the Museum at FIT, Part Two
Youthquake! The 1960s Fashion Revolution
IMPACT: 50 Years of the CFDA
Daphne Guinness
"Japan Fashion Now" will be the first exhibition to explore how Japanese fashion
Vivienne Westwood 1980-89
"His and Hers" examples from 250 years of fashion


Discovery Museum
Discovery Times Square Exposition
226 West 44th Street (between 7th & 8th Ave), NYC, NY

"Body Worlds: Pulse"
To be held June 2013 - ??

"The Hunger Games - The Exhibit"
To be held July 2015 - January 3, 2016

"STAR WARS™ and the Power of the Costume Exhibition"
Featuring 70 hand-crafted costumes from the first six blockbuster Star Wars films, this exhibition reveals the
artists’ creative process—and uncovers the connection between character and costume.
To be held November 14, 2015 - ??

Past Exhibits:
"Marvel's AVENGERS S.T.A.T.I.O.N."
The Bricks are Back - Legos
The Art of the Brick - Legos
Harry Potter Exhibit
Terra Cotta Warriors
CSI Exhibit


Museum of Fine Arts, Boston:
465 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA

"Gold and the Gods - Jewels of Ancient Nubia"
This dazzling exhibition focuses on the Museum’s world-class collection of jewelry from Ancient Nubia
(located in what is now Sudan). The Nubian adornments housed at the MFA constitute the most comprehensive
collection outside Khartoum.
To be held July 19, 2014 – May 14, 2017

"In the Steps of the Master Pupils of Hokusai"
"The amazing versatility of the great Katsushika Hokusai is reflected in the work of his many pupils, who were inspired
by their master to produce outstanding prints and paintings of many different subjects: beautiful women, historical warriors,
landscapes, still lifes, and fabulous monsters. This exhibition examines the first wave of Hokusai’s impact on the Japanese art world,
during his own lifetime and shortly thereafter, as seen in the work of the artists who studied with him in person."
To be held August 29, 2015 – February 15, 2016

"Crafted: Objects in Flux"
"'Crafted' explores this moment of “flux” in the field, focusing on contemporary craft-based artists
who bridge cutting-edge concepts and traditional skills as they embrace and explore the increasingly
blurred boundaries between art, craft, and design. "
To be held August 25, 2015 – January 10, 2016

"Class Distinctions Dutch Painting in the Age of Rembrandt and Vermeer"
"Through 75 carefully selected, beautifully preserved portraits, genre scenes, landscapes and seascapes
borrowed from European and American public and private collections—including masterpieces never before
seen in the United States—the show reflects, for the first time, the ways in which paintings represent
the various socioeconomic groups of the new Dutch Republic, from the Princes of Orange to the most
indigent of citizens."
To be held October 11, 2015 – January 18, 2016

"The exhibition draws on the MFA’s collection of contemporary fashion and accessories, and features key pieces
from innovators in the field including a digitally-printed dress from Alexander McQueen’s Plato’s Atlantis collection (Spring/Summer 2010/2011)
and Iris van Herpen’s 3-D printed dress (2013) produced in collaboration with MIT designer and assistant professor Neri Oxman. "
To be held March 6, 2016 – July 10, 2016

and more
Past Exhibits:
"Restoring a Legacy Rothschild Family Treasures"
"Leonardo da Vinci and the Idea of Beauty"
Planes, Trains, and Automobiles
Selections from the Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection

Hollywood Glamour - Fashion and Jewelry from the Silver Screen
Quilts and Color: The Pilgrim/Roy Collection
Think Pink
Jewels, Gems, and Treasures Ancient to Modern
John Singer Sargent Watercolors
Hippie Chic
Samurai! Armor from the Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Collection
Embroideries of Colonial Boston
Beauty as Duty: Textiles and the Home Front in WWII Britain
Scaasi: American Couturier


The Metropolitan Museum of Art NYC
1000 Fifth Avenue (at 82nd Street)
New York, NY 10028

"Jacqueline de Ribes: The Art of Style"
"TThis Costume Institute exhibition will focus on the internationally renowned style icon Countess Jacqueline de Ribes,
whose originality and elegance established her as one of the most celebrated fashion personas of the twentieth century.
The thematic show will feature about sixty ensembles of haute couture and ready-to-wear primarily from de Ribes's personal archive,
dating from 1959 to the present."
November 19, 2015–February 21, 2016

"Fashion and Virtue: Textile Patterns and the Print Revolution, 1520–1620"
"This interdisciplinary exhibition, drawn largely from the Metropolitan Museum's own collection, combines printed pattern books,
drawings, textile samples, costumes, paintings, and various other works of art to evoke the colorful world in which the Renaissance
textile pattern books first emerged and functioned."
October 20, 2015–January 10, 2016

"Arms and Armor - Notable Acquisitions 2003–2014"
This exhibition will focus on approximately thirty works from Europe, the United States, Japan, India,
and Tibet acquired between 2003 and 2014. Beyond the well-established categories of finely decorated armor,
edged weapons, and firearms, the selection will feature drawings and prints, textiles, and other materials that
are vital, but often unrecognized, aspects of the understanding and appreciation of arms and armor as a
universal art form.
November 11, 2014 – January 3, 2016

"Chinese Textiles
Ten Centuries of Masterpieces from the Met Collection"

In addition to three rare pieces dating from the Tang dynasty (618–906), when China served as a cultural hub linking
Korea and Japan to Central and West Asia, and, ultimately to the Mediterranean world, the exhibition also includes
eleventh- and twelfth-century tapestries from Central Asia, as well as contemporaneous Chinese examples of this technique.
August 15, 2015–June 19, 2016

"Fabergé from the Matilda Geddings Gray Foundation Collection"
November 22, 2011 – November 27, 2016

"Jacqueline de Ribes: The Art of Style"
This Costume Institute exhibition will focus on the internationally renowned style icon Countess Jacqueline de Ribes,
whose originality and elegance established her as one of the most celebrated fashion personas of the twentieth century.
The thematic show will feature about sixty ensembles of haute couture and ready-to-wear primarily from de Ribes's personal archive,
dating from 1959 to the present.
November 19, 2015–February 21, 2016

"manus x machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology"
With more than one hundred ensembles, dating from an 1880s Worth gown to a 2015 Chanel suit, manus x machina
will look into the founding of the haute couture in the nineteenth century, and the emergence of a distinction
between the hand and machine at the onset of industrialization and mass production.
May 5– August 14, 2016

Cloisters Museum:

Past Exhibits:
"Treasures and Talismans Rings from the Griffin Collection"
"Liturgical Textiles of the Post-Byzantine World"
"Scenes from the Life of St. Martin Franco-Flemish Embroidery from the Met Collection"
"China: Through the Looking Glass"
"Elaborate Embroidery Fabrics for Menswear before 1815"
"Sultans of Deccan India, 1500-1700"
The Winchester Bible: A Masterpiece of Medieval Art
Death Becomes Her - A Century of Mourning Attire
Kimono A Modern History
Treasures from India - Jewels from the Al-Thani Collection
Charles James: Beyond Fashion
Unique by Design: Studio Jewelry in the Donna Schneier Collection
Radiant Light - Stained Glass from Canterbury Cathedral
Jewels by JAR
Silla Korea's Golden Kingdom
Furniture by Abraham and David Roentgen on loan from the Kunstgewerbemuseum, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin
Medieval Treasures from Hildesheim
Interwoven Globe The Worldwide Textile Trade, 1500–1800
PUNK: Chaos to Couture
Search for the Unicorn
Impressionism, Fashion, and Modernity
Turkmen Jewelry from the Collection of Marshall and Marilyn R. Wolf
Gems of European Lace, ca. 1600–1920
Schiaparelli and Prada: Impossible Conversations
Bellini, Titian and Lotto: North Italian Paintings from the Accademia Carrara, Bergamo
Tibetan Arms and Armor from the Permanent Collection
The Renaissance Portrait from Donatello to Bellini
Art in Renaissance Venice 1400-1515
Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty

And many more Exhibits here and the Cloisters
check out clothing from the previous exhibit:
American Woman: Fashioning a National Identity the modern American woman from 1890 to 1940
Look here to find the Collection Database


The Brooklyn Museum
200 Eastern Parkway
Brooklyn, NY

Past Exhibits:
"The Rise of Sneaker Culture"
"Killer Heels: The Art of the High-Heeled Shoe"
"Exhibitions: The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk"
Exhibitions: "Workt by Hand": Hidden Labor and Historical Quilts


The Brooklyn Botanic Gardens
You can enjoy Walking through the park and greenhouses.

Past Exhibits:
"Knit, Purl, Sow"
Knit, Purl, Sow brings together textile and knitting artists in an exhibit


Philadelphia Museum of Art:
Main building: 26th Street and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia, PA 19130
Perelman building: Fairmount and Pennsylvania Avenues Philadelphia, PA 19130

"Art of the Zo: Textiles from Myanmar, India, and Bangladesh"
This exhibition offers a look at beautiful woven textiles of the Zo people of Myanmar, India, and Bangladesh.
It spotlights traditional weavings worn for daily life and ceremonial occasions, such as weddings, funerals,
and feasts of merit.
November 11, 2015 - March 20, 2016

"The Little White Dress: The Allure of Classic Style"
(Gallery 271, second floor)
Today’s revival of the white dress on fashion runways and red carpets demonstrates the enduring appeal
of this simple and versatile style. White dresses inspired by classical Greece and Rome were fashionable
by the late 1700s, and were often depicted on vases, textiles, and fans in the 1800s. Their return to popularity
in the early 1900s and the current vogue both testify to the allure of this perennial favorite.

Past Exhibits:
Patrick Kelly: Runway of Love
Gerlan Jeans Loves Patrick Kelly Vitra—Design, Architecture, Communication: A European Project with American Roots
All Dressed Up: Fashions For Children and Their Families
CandyCoated Wonderland
Ronaldus Shamask: Form, Fashion, Reflection
Tailoring Philadelphia: Tradition and Innovation in Menswear
Roberto Capucci: Art into Fashion
The Peacock Male: Exuberance and Extremes in Masculine Dress
Shopping in Paris: French Fashion 1850–1925


DAR Museum
1776 D St. NW
Washington, D.C. 20006

Past Exhibits:
"Eye on Elegance: Early Quilts of Maryland and Virginia"
Creating the Ideal Home, 1800-1939: Comfort and Convenience in America
Fashioning the New Woman: 1890-1925


Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens
4155 Linnean Ave. NW
Washington, D.C. 20008

"Ingenue to Icon: Seventy Years of Fashion from the Collection of Marjorie Merriweather Post"
From debutante to tastemaker, from ambassadress to social Grande Dame, Marjorie Merriweather Post
intentionally used apparel to define her multiple roles...(This exhibit)..examines Post’s fashion
as she moved through days, seasons, and decades as one of the most prominent American women of the
twentieth century.
June 6th 2015 to December 31, 2015

Past Exhibits:
"Splendor and Surprise: Elegant Containers, Antique to Modern"
"Cartier - Marjorie Merriweather Post"
"Passion of the Empress: Catherine the Great's Art Patronage"
Pageant of the Tsars - The Romanov Coronation Album
Pret - A _Papier: The Exquisite Art of Isabelle De Borchgrave
Wedding Belles
The Style that Ruled the Empires: Russia, Napoleon and 1812


The Textile Museum
(Check here for their numerous collections and textile exhibits)
2320 S St. NW
Washington, D.C. 20008

"Old Patterns, New Order: Socialist Realism in Central Asia"
"Under Soviet political rule, artists across Central Asia created images that both embraced modernity and idealized the past.
This exhibition will examine the socialist realist art movement in Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, and others areas of Central Asia,
pairing twentieth-century paintings with examples of the traditional textiles they depict. Organized in partnership with
GW's Central Asia Program."
October 10, 2015–May 29, 2016

"China: Through the Lens of John Thomson (1868–1872)"
"In the second half of the nineteenth century, Scottish photographer and travel writer John Thomson took four journeys
across China. His photographs capture scenes and people from all walks of life—ministers, high officials, wealthy traders,
street vendors, brides, boat women, monks, and soldiers—providing a lasting record of nineteenth-century China’s landscapes,
architecture, communities, and customs. Alongside the photographs are contemporaneous pieces from The Textile Museum’s collection
of Qing-Dynasty textiles and accessories."
September 19, 2015–February 14, 2016

Past Exhibits:
Unraveling Identity: Our Textiles, Our Stories


National Geographic Society Museum
115 17th Street NW
Washington, D.C. 20036

Indiana Jones and the Adventure of Archaeology
"Indiana Jones™ and the Adventure of Archaeology features an exclusive collection of original Indy props, models,
concept art and costumes from all the films. It also presents a wealth of historical and cultural facts and objects."
May 4, 2015–January 3, 2016

Past Exhibits:
Real Pirates
Samurai: The Warrior Transformed
Anglo-Saxon Hoard: Gold from England’s Dark Ages


James A. Michener Art Museum
138 South Pine St
Doylestown, PA

Blanket Statements: New Quilts by Kaffe Fassett and
Historical Quilts from the Collection of the Quilt Museum and Gallery, York, UK

"The exhibition features fifteen new quilts, designed by the American-born, internationally-known textile artist Kaffe Fassett,
that were created in response to fifteen historical quilts, dating from 1780 to 1949, that he selected from the collection
of the Quilt Museum and Gallery, York, UK."
November 14, 2015 - February 21, 2016

"Pattern Pieces: Can You Make a Quilt Out of Wood?"
Pattern Pieces, an accompanying exhibition to Blanket Statements, examines pattern, shape and color in contemporary art as it relates
to quilts and their long history as both utilitarian and artistic objects. Work included in Pattern Pieces spans across time and media,
including collages by James A. Michener, wooden quilts by Laura Petrovich-Cheney made from salvaged materials gathered in the wake of
Superstorm Sandy, and patterned paintings and installations by Alan Goldstein. This dynamic grouping of work by three very different
artists offers a unique look at the building blocks of visual art within the context of quilts in American art history.
November 14, 2015 through February 21, 2016

"Philadelphia in Style: A Century in Fashion"
"Philadelphia, however, has always been an important design center, an incubator for leading fashion design talent, and a home to stylish women.
Philadelphia in Style, celebrates that legacy with a display of approximately 30 mannequins featuring fashion worn by Philadelphia women in the
20th century (think Amanda Drexel Fell Cassatt in Callot-Soeurs), on loan from the Robert and Penny Fox Historic Costume Collection at Drexel University."
March 12 through June 26, 2016

Past Exhibits:
"Starstruck: The Fine Art of Astrophotography"
"From Philadelphia to Monaco: GRACE KELLY Beyond the Icon"
Offering of the Angels: Treasures from the Uffizi Gallery
Quilt Art: International Expressions
Icons of Costume: Hollywood's Golden Era and Beyond


Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute
310 Genesee Street
Utica, New York

"The Italian Presepe: Cultural Landscapes of the Soul, Photographs by Margot Balboni"
More than 50 images by photographer Margot Balboni combine with some rare 18th-century figures and other contextual objects
to document an important form of Italian installation art—the Nativity scene, or presepe.
October 10,2015 through January 10, 2016

"PrattMWP Sophomore Exhibition"
More than 50 images by photographer Margot Balboni combine with some rare 18th-century figures and other contextual objects
to document an important form of Italian installation art—the Nativity scene, or presepe.
October 10,2015 through January 10, 2016

Past Exhibits:
In Company with Angels: Seven Rediscovered Tiffany Windows
Butterflies, Geishas, and Dragons
The Arts and Influence of Japan

The Golden Age of European Painting


The Morgan Library and Museum
225 Madison Ave
36th Street, NYC, NY

Online Exhibits:
"Treasures from the Vault"
Alice: 150 Years of Wonderland
William Caxton and the Birth of English Printing
More Online More Past Exhibits

The Crusader Bible: A Gothic Masterpiece
Marks of Genius: Treasures of the Bodleian Library
Miracles in Miniature: The Art of the Master of Claude de France
The Little Prince: A New York Story
Leonardo da Vinci: Treasures from the Biblioteca Reale, Turin
Illuminating Fashion: Dress in the Art of Medieval France and the Netherlands


Penn Museum
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
3260 South Street, Philadelphia, PA.


Liberty Hall Museum at Kean University
1003 Morris Ave.
Union, NJ 07083

"Toys Through Time: The History of American Fun"
five rooms in the museum and will have interactive and hands-on features. The collection ranges from about 1850 to 1950
and will include board games, dolls, trucks, rocking horses, puppets, doll houses and so much more!
October 5, 2015 through July 2016


Liberty Science Center
Liberty Science Center
Jersey City, NJ

Past Exhibits:
Avatar: The Exhibition


Stickley Museum:
Route 10 West at Manor Lane
Parsippany-Troy Hills, NJ

Past Exhibits:
Styling an American Family: The 1910s at Gustav Stickley’s Craftsman Farms
Some Pictures from Styling an American Family (and more)
An article about the show
(Highly recommended by the Pups!


New York Public Library
40 Lincoln Center Plaza
New York City, NY

Past Exhibits:
Katherine Hepburn: Dressed for Stage and Screen
"Katherine Hepburn: Dressed for Stage and Screen," an exhibition of Katherine Hepburn's costumes,
at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts. It includes 40 of her costumes.


Folk Art Museum
2 Lincoln Square (across from Lincoln Center)
New York, NY

Recent exhibit:
Folk Couture: Fashion and Folk Art
Ooh, Shiny
Foiled: Tinsel Painting in America
Jubilation/Rumination: Life, Real and Imagined
Super Stars - Quilts from the American Folk Art Museum


Check for other locations
HBO: Game of Thrones Exhibit
?? ?? New York City, NY


Beyond our Region Exhibits

FIDM Museum and Galleries
919 South Grand Avenue, 2nd Floor
Los Angeles, California, 90015

"Hooped: Dress of the 1860's"
During the 1860s, women’s dress expanded to enormous circumferences thanks to hoopskirts manufactured from graduated
sprung-steel rings held together with vertical cotton tapes. This infrastructure suspended many yards of fabric around
the waist without the need for multiple starched petticoats, which unencumbered the legs and created an elegant sway in motion.
August 24, 2015–February 20, 2016

"24th Annual Art of Motion Picture Costume Design"
FIDM Museum & Galleries’ popular annual exhibition shines the spotlight on costumes that help bring memorable
film characters to life. This year’s exhibition will feature more than 100 costumes representing 24 of 2015’s most
notable films in a variety of genres.
February 9, 2016–April 30, 2016

"A Graceful Gift"
fans have cooled the air, aided elegance of movement, and spoken a silent language for centuries. A Graceful Gift displays
the fantastical ornamentation of these miniature artworks that hold our gaze and draw us in to look ever closer: minutely
painted leaves depict courtly lovers, expertly carved mother-of-pearl scenes reveal convoluting cherubs, and delicately
entwined silk filaments form bouquets of lace.
February 7, 2016–July 2, 2016

Past Exhibits:
Past FIDM Exhibits "Fleurs: Botonicals in Dress from the Helen Larson Historic Fashion Collection"

"Inspired Eye: The Donald and Joan damask Design Collection at the FIDM"

Harry Potter Exhibit
Really stellar exhibit of props and costumes from the movies

Superbrand Mall
Shanghai, China
December 5, 2015-?? ?, 201?


EMP Museum
325 5th Avenue N
Seattle, WA 98109

"Fantasy: Worlds of Myth and Magic"
Pet a dragon designed by Seattle Opera, view an original manuscript page from Game of Thrones,
and revel in hands-on installations that include world building and mapmaking. See David Bowie’s
Jareth the Goblin King outfit from Labyrinth, the Wicked Witch of the West’s hat from The Wizard of Oz,
and other iconic costumes from TV and the silver screen.
October ??, 2015

Infinite Worlds of Science Fiction
Packed with more than 150 artifacts from iconic films and television shows, Infinite Worlds of Science
Fiction invites you to experience the incredible range of storytelling found in science fiction: from Star
Trek to H.G. Wells' The War of the Worlds, from big-budget Men in Black to the Philip K. Dick-inspired
Blade Runner to the recent Battlestar Galactica series.

Indie Game Revolution
Learn how a new breed of gamers are leaving their mark on gaming history at EMP’s Indie Game Revolution.
Featuring the stories of more than forty independent video game developers, designers, coders, composers,
and critics, EMP presents a dynamic, immersive space inviting you to witness the present and future of
gaming as it unfolds.

Past Exhibits:

Museum of Fine Arts
1380, Sherbrooke Street West
Montreal (Quebec) H3G 1J5 Canada

"Jean Paul Gaultier"
The exhibition, held at the Grand Palais from 1 st April to August 3, 2015, is the tenth stage of a tour that
began in Montreal in 2011 and has since attracted nearly a million and a half visitors in Dallas, San Francisco,
Madrid, Rotterdam, Stockholm, New York, London, Melbourne and Paris. The exhibition is in Munich this autumn
after his Parisian stopover.
September 18, 2015 to February 14, 2016

With more than 200 archaeological artefacts - bronze and marble statues, mosaics, frescoes, decorative arts
and objects from everyday life - this exhibition offers an extraordinary insight into the life of this
city of the Roman Empire, once prosperous, making light on local and religious customs and the daily lives
of its inhabitants, their diet, their sports, their homes.
February 6 - September 5, 2016

Past Exhibits:
Past Exhibits
Faberge Jeweller to the Tsars
Comics at the Museum
15 artists from La Pastèque reinterpret the collection

Splendore a Venezia Art and Music from the Renaissance to Baroquein the Serenissima
Peru: Kingdoms of the Sun and Moon - Identities and conquests in times ancient, colonial and modern


Victoria and Albert Museum
Cromwell Road
London SW7 2RL

"Bejewelled Treasures: The Al Thani Collection"
Spectacular objects, drawn from a single private collection, will explore the broad themes of tradition and modernity in Indian jewellery.
November 21, 2015 – March 28, 2016

"Shoes: Pleasure and Pain"
This exhibition will look at the extremes of footwear from around the globe, presenting around 200 pairs of shoes
ranging from a sandal decorated in pure gold leaf original.
June 13, 2015– January 31, 2016

"The Fabric of India"
This will be the first major exhibition to explore the dynamic and multifaceted world of handmade textiles
from India. It will include a spectacular 18th-century tent belonging to Tipu Sultan, a stunning range of
historic costume, highly prized textiles made for international trade, and cutting-edge fashion by celebrated
Indian designers.
October 3, 2015 – January 10, 2016

"Undressed: A Brief History of Underwear"
This exhibition will address the practicalities of underwear and its role in the fashionable wardrobe
whilst highlighting its sensual, sexual appeal.The exhibition will explore dress reformers and designers
who argued for the beauty of the natural body, as well as entrepreneurs, inventors and innovators who have
played a critical role in the development of increasingly more effective and comfortable underwear.
April 16, 2016 – March 12, 2017

"Opus Anglicanum: Masterpieces of English Medieval Embroidery"
From the 12th to the 15th centuries, England was internationally famous mainly for one type of artistic
product – elaborate luxury embroideries. These objects, were sought after by Kings, Popes and Cardinals,
and often bear elaborate imagery. This exhibition will highlight the exquisite craftsmanship of the pieces
and explore the world in which they were created.
September 3, 2016 – January 8, 2017

"A Stitch in Time: Home Sewing before 1900"
This display examines some of the tools used in domestic sewing, which could be highly decorative in their own right.
Often the only things that women could legally call their own, these tools reflected female status and accomplishment.
May 8, 2015 – May 1, 2016

"Make/Believe: UK Design for Performance 2011-2015"
This display will reveal the diversity of performance design over the last four years and feature work that defines
the edges of this global art-form. It will include designs across disciplines – from opera, dance, theatre, to pop music–
and across contexts and platforms.
July 11, 2015 – January 3, 2016

"Philip Webb and ‘The Forest’"
William Morris and Philip Webb were lifelong friends and together they founded Morris & Co., specialising in textiles
and other furnishings. Morris believed that tapestry was one of the greatest forms of art, although it was the very
last technique he attempted to master.
November 7, 2015 – May 1, 2016

And More...

Past Exhibits:
Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty
Wedding Dresses 1775-2014
The Glamour of Italian Fashion 1945 - 2014
Exhibition – Club to Catwalk: London Fashion in the 1980s
Treasures of the Royal Courts - Tudors, Stuarts and the Russian Tsars
Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950
Hollywood Costume
SEE slide show here: V&A Hollywood Costumes


The Museum of Costume at Bath
The Fashion Museum Bennett St.
Bath, England
Look for more excellent past exhibits on their website!

Look for other ongoing exhibits here

"GEORGIANS: 18th century dress for Polite Society"
The new exhibition will present a selection of the finest fashions worn by those attending Assemblies,
and other glittering occasions of 18th century life.
January 25 - January 3, 2016

Great Names of Fashion
Dior and Balenciaga, Vionnet and Yves Saint Laurent - the history of modern fashion is signposted by a handful
of major fashion designers whose work shaped the look of a generation. A new display at the Fashion Museum in 2015
will showcase beautiful evening dresses by a number of these great names of fashion history from the early 20th century
to the present day.
January 31, 2015 - January 3, 2016

Behind the Scenes at the Museum - The Historic Collection
until November 6, 2016

On going exhibits/walkthroughs of clothing and accessories from their collections. And much more......

Past Exhibits:
Mens Wear
Bellville Sassoon: A Life in Fashion
50 Fabulous Frocks!
Laura Ashley: The Romantic Heroine
Sport and Fashion

Craft/Quilt Shows

The Innovative Beads Expos
January 15-16 Marlboough, MA
January 23-24 Fishkill, NY
February 27-28 Clarksville, MD
March 5-6 Cromwell, CT
March 12-13 Edison, NJ
April 23-24 Liverpool, NY
April 30-May 1 Amherst, NY
May 6-7 Marlborough, MA
May 21-22 Gambrills, MD
June 4 Doylestown, PA
July 9-10 Edison, NJ
July 16-17 Clarksville, MD
July 23-24 Fishkill, NY
July 30-31 Concord, NH
August 6-7 Fredericksburg, VA
September 16-17 Marlboough, MA
September 23-24 Henrietta, NY
October 1-2 Edison, NJ
October 8 Allentown, PA
October 22-23 Clarksville, MD
October 29-30 Albany, NY
November 4-5 Marlboough, MA
November 12 Wyomissing, PA
December 3-4 North Haven, CT
Go to the website for details! They have shows in NY, PA, MA, NH and NJ

ALL Stitches Conventions
No Stitches East

All Quilt Fests

World Quilt Show - New England XI
August 18 - 20, 2016
Manchester, New Hampshire

Pennsylvania National Quilt Extravaganza XIX
September 15-18, 2016
Philadelphia, PA

Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival XXV
February 25-28, 2016
Hampton, Virginia

Quilt Fest of New Jersey XII
March 3-6, 2016
Somerset, NJ

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