Correcting misperceptions: Strategies for attracting and educating a reluctant audience to a museum of textiles and clothing

dc.contributor.author Marcketti, Sara
dc.contributor.author Marcketti, Sara
dc.contributor.author Fitzpatrick, Janet
dc.date 2018-10-21T11:08:51.000
dc.date.accessioned 2020-06-30T05:29:07Z
dc.date.available 2020-06-30T05:29:07Z
dc.date.issued 2013-01-01
dc.description.abstract <p>In 1900, the International Exhibition in Paris displayed the first popular fashion history exhibition. Since then, clothing and textiles have been incorporated in exhibitions around the world and effectively used to educate, engage, and entertain (Palmer, 2008). Throughout the United States, many universities, colleges, and community colleges have collections of historic dress ranging from very small holdings consisting of a few hundred garments to large collections of 50,000 plus garments and textiles (Queen & Berger, 2006). However, museums and collections that include textiles and clothing face challenges regarding their perceived importance both within and outside of academia (Marcketti, Fitzpatrick, Keist, & Kadolph, 2011). Textiles and clothing have traditionally been viewed as less important or of a lower status in museums and in academia (Steele, 2008).</p>
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dc.relation.ispartofseries International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) Annual Conference Proceedings
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dc.subject.disciplines Fashion Design
dc.subject.disciplines Fiber, Textile, and Weaving Arts
dc.subject.disciplines Museum Studies
dc.subject.keywords Museums
dc.subject.keywords History
dc.subject.keywords Collections
dc.subject.keywords Perceptions
dc.title Correcting misperceptions: Strategies for attracting and educating a reluctant audience to a museum of textiles and clothing
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