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Ravishing: The Rose in Fashion

Ravishing: The Rose in Fashion FIT

November 3 @ 12:00 pm - November 28 @ 8:00 pm

Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology
Seventh Avenue at 27 Street Chelsea/Meatpacking
New York, New York

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Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly


See more more than 130 fashionable, fabulous rose-inspired items ranging from luxurious hand-woven and embroidered 18th-century silks to the latest gender-neutral catwalk trends. Explore how the rose has influenced the way we look, dress, feel, and fantasize.

Find flowers of every color among a large group of extravagant hats and imagine the lives of the people wearing roses in more than 75 original photographic portraits, dating from the 1850s to the 1920s .

Not a lot to touch but lots of pretty clothes and accessories to inspire imaginations.

Through Nov 7th, also see a range of Nelson Mandela’s striking “Madiba” shirts in ‘Mandela: The Inspirational Style of a Revolutionary Statesman and World Leader.’

Wednesday-Friday 12 pm–8 pm
Saturday-Sundays 10 am–5 pm

David Hammons: Day’s End

Experience David Hammon’s monumental sculpture in Hudson River Park along the southern edge of Gansevoort Peninsula from numerous vantage points along the Hudson and from the Whitney Museum.

An open structure precisely follows the outlines, dimensions, and location of a 1975 artwork of the same name by Gordon Matta-Clark, offering an extraordinary place to…

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Maria Lassnig The Paris Years, 1960–68

Look for bright colors and interesting, sometimes surreal shapes in this exhibition of paintings by Austrian artist Maria Lassnig painted during formative years in the City of Light.

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Winfred Rembert: 1945-2021

See 20 of twenty of Winfred Rembert’s distinctive tooled and dyed leather paintings portrayint Rembert’s fascinating life story, which began in 1945 in the Jim Crow era of the American South, and concluded in Connecticut in March 2021. Rembert’s deeply personal artworks foreground truths about the aftermath of slavery and the persistence of racial injustice…

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Qiu Xiaofei: Divination & DRIFT

See new and recent paintings by Chinese Qiu Xiaofei inspired by a famous chapter of The Songs of Chu, an ancient Chinese anthology of poetry.

Also see DRIFT: Materialism: Past, Present, Future with sculptures exploring the raw materials that make up everyday objects including a piece inspired by a Volkswagen Beetle and a new augmented reality…

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Machine Hallucination

Enter a very cool, colorful mixed reality experiment deploying machine learning algorithms on architectural images of New York City, revealing the hidden connections between unique moments in the city’s iconic architectural culture and history. An immersive, dynamic installation by Turkish artist Refik Anadol.

Suggested age is 6+ but younger kids allowed as long as they…

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Chanukah on the High Line: Living Lights

New York Hebrew invites all to celebrate the brightness within in a pop-up interactive installation. Standing 10 feet tall, 18 feet wide, the Living Lights menorah awaits “quietly in the dark” to unleash its light when ignited by the warmth of human touch. Participants are invited to step up onto the stage and touch-activate one…

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Rubin Family Sundays: Thoughtful Threads

Rubin Family Sundays are back in person. Enjoy an afternoon of creativity and self-exploration for all ages in the new Mandala Lab.

Pre-registration is required for either the 1 pm or 2 pm. Free tickets include free access to the Museum galleries. Each month explores a new theme, with an art-making activity centered around…

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Chanukah Celebration at The Chelsea Green

Join New York Hebrew for a grand Menorah lighting at the Chelsea Green Park. Enjoy Chanukah crafts, dreidels, chocolate gelt and donuts.

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Chelsea Waterside Playground

The newly designed play area features a giant, multi-colored, one-of-a-kind, Robinia wood pipefish plus water features incorporating limestone cattle head sculptures reclaimed from historic meatpacking district business New York Butchers’ Dressed Meat Company.

Near the new must-see Little Island and Pier 62 Carousel.

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Little Island

Explore a new immersive experience with nature and art on a floating green space on the Hudson River.

* Enjoy diverse horticulture, welcoming seating lawns, winding paths leading to spectacular views, and a variety of spaces for performing arts, relaxation and play.

* Make music on a variety of percussion installations and play with a…

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GIANT Open Studio

Build STEAM projects as a family. Play and make with creative tools including Rigamajig blocks and Clixo magnetic sets. Use fabrication machines including Laser Cut, 3D Printer, Sticker Maker, Button Maker, and Embroidery Machine with guidance from instructors.

Includes a complimentary pack of activities to take home and continue making. Camps and themed classes also…

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