Costumes as Seen on TV

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The Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising is gearing up for its seventh annual “The Outstanding Art of Television Costume Design” exhibition at the FIDM Museum & Galleries in Downtown LA.

The show, which will feature more than 90 costumes from 15 television shows, such as “Game of Thrones” by Costume Designer Michele Clapton; “Downton Abbey” by Costume Designer Caroline McCall; “House of Cards” by Costume Designer Tom Broecker; “Girls” by Costume Designer Jennifer Rogien; “Behind the Candelabra” by Costume Designer Ellen Mirojnick; “Parks and Recreation” by Costume Designer Kirston Mann.

Costume Designer Mary Rose will once again serve as guest curator and organizer of the exhibition. Rose is the president of the Costume Designers Guild and the governor of the Costume Design and Supervision Peer Group of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.

FIDM and the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences are jointly hosting the exhibit as a salute to this year’s Primetime Emmy-Nominated Costume Designers, Costume Supervisors and Assistant Costume Designers. The Emmy Awards will be held on Sept. 15 at the Nokia Theatre at L.A. Live.

The exhibit is free and open to the public and runs July 30-Oct. 19. The Museum, located at 919 S. Grand Ave., is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.

Curator-led tours are also available by appointment only. For more information, visit http://www.fidmmuseum.org

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“Game of Thrones” costume by 2012 Emmy Winning Costume Designer Michele Clapton, Assistant Costume Designer Alexander Fordham and Assistant Costume Designer Chloe Aubry.

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“Game of Thrones” costume by 2012 Emmy Winning Costume Designer Michele Clapton, Assistant Costume Designer Alexander Fordham and Assistant Costume Designer Chloe Aubry.

First published at ApparelNews.net on July 17, 2013.