Join us for a survey of fashion from the 1950s to today. This five-week course explores the look of fashion through style, photography, and film.
Optional full-length film screenings further depict the fashion of each era.


Five-session course meets Tuesdays, Oct 5–Nov 2 (Nov 2: 10:30 am–12:30 pm).


Session 5: Fashion and Photography
Join us in small groups we’ll tour the exhibitions “Scaasi: American Couturier” and “Avedon Fashion 1944–2000,” getting an up-close look at couture garments and fashion photographs from the post-war era in the galleries and the Morse Study Room. Capacity limited to 100 participants.


Anne Havinga, Estrellita and Yousuf Karsh Senior Curator of Photographs
Alex Huff, curatorial planning and project manager, David and Roberta Logie Department of Textile and Fashion Arts
Pam Parmal, David and Roberta Logie Curator of Textile and Fashion Arts
Emily Voelker, Estrellita and Yousuf Karsh Assistant Curator of Photographs
Purchase Tickets
Online: using links within individual event listings
By phone: call the MFA Ticket line at 1-800-440-6975
In person: at any MFA ticketing desk

Ticketing desk hours: Mon, Tue, Sat, and Sun, 10 am–4:15 pm; and Wed–Fri, 10 am–9:15 pm