Exhibition

Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination

10 May 2018 – 8 Oct 2018

Regular hours

Thursday
10:00 – 17:30
Friday
10:00 – 21:00
Saturday
10:00 – 21:00
Sunday
10:00 – 17:30
Monday
10:00 – 17:30
Tuesday
10:00 – 17:30
Wednesday
10:00 – 17:30

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

New York
New York, United States

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The Costume Institute's spring 2018 exhibition—at The Met Fifth Avenue and The Met Cloisters—features a dialogue between fashion and medieval art from The Met collection to examine fashion's ongoing engagement with the devotional practices and traditions of Catholicism.

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Serving as the cornerstone of the exhibition, papal robes and accessories from the Sistine Chapel sacristy, many of which have never been seen outside The Vatican, are on view in the Anna Wintour Costume Center. Fashions from the early twentieth century to the present are shown in the Byzantine and medieval galleries, part of the Robert Lehman Wing, and at The Met Cloisters.

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