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The World of Anna Sui

The World of Anna Sui

February 16 @ 10:00 am - 9:00 pm

Recurring (see all)
Tuesday-Sunday through Feb 23

Museum of Arts and Design (MAD)

2 Columbus Circle Midtown
New York

Free with museum admission

Suggested Ages: All Ages, Babies, Toddlers, 2-3, 4-5, 6-7, 8-10, Adult Friendly

See approximately one-hundred looks from the Anna Sui’s archive, featuring the twelve quirky archetypes that are staples of the Sui aesthetic. Wide-ranging materials and inspirations include papier-mâché mannequin heads; army surplus jackets; Japanese hankies qipao dresses and Minnie Mouse.  Share what head-to-toe stories you find referencing the worlds of cowgirls, grunge girls, hippie chicks, hula girls, Mods, pirate rock stars, Pre-Raphaelite maidens, and surfer nomads. Get insight into her process; step inside her imagination and watch it unfold. Make sure to pick up a fabulous kids guide and pencil.

Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) Pay-As-You-Wish Hours

The Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) explores the value of making across all fields of contemporary creative practice. The Museum focuses on the ways in which artists and designers transform the world around us, through processes ranging from the artisanal to the digital.