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Tuesday, April 5 • 11:00am - 12:30pm
School of the Art Institute of Chicago's Fashion Resource Center + Textile Resource Center

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**This tour is SOLD OUT**

For over thirty years, the Fashion Resource Center (FRC) has maintained a unique collection of designer garments and accessories that represent extreme innovation, experimental designs and construction details. The Collection consists of over 1,400 garments that highlight emerging designers and the ever-changing nature of fashion. In addition to the modern garments, the Fashion Resource Center includes a selection of nineteenth-century foundation garments, lingerie, shoes, and other accessories. The FRC also has more than 3,200 fashion publications and periodicals. The Textile Resource Center (TRC) opened in 2013, is an object-based study collection in the Department of Fiber and Material Studies at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. The collection consists of over 400 textile objects from more than 30 countries and over 2,000 books. These two SAIC hybrid research centers team up to provide tours of both collections.
Maximum Participants: 10
Fee: $10
Accessibility: Walking, standing
Location: FRC is at 36 S. Wabash Ave., 7th floor and TRC is at 37 S. Wabash Ave., 10th floor
Transportation: 12-15 minutes walking; 7-12 minutes via Red Line CTA train or CTA buses

Meet the tour wrangler in the Hyatt Regency lobby at 10:30 am to travel together.

Tuesday April 5, 2022 11:00am - 12:30pm CDT
School of the Art Institute of Chicago