MICA Fashion Events
The Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) is holding its Annual Benefit Fashion Show this month, along with an “Experimental Fashion Event.” You won’t just get to see fab new clothes, you’ll also get a peek inside designers’ minds: Why do they design things the way they do? How do we perceive them? How do art and design affect our world?
First, Transcend: Annual Benefit Fashion Show, is on Friday, April 13th, at 9pm, and Saturday, April 14th, at 8pm. The Friday night show is a preview for MICA people and media, Saturday night for the general public. Both shows take place at Brown Center: Falvey Hall, 1301 W. Mount Royal Avenue. Tickets at the MICA store on-line.
After the runway show, you’ll be able to mingle with the models and designers, plus see an exhibit of fashion-inspired photography, illustration, and fiber arts.
The Experimental Fashion Event, going by the unlikely title of Milquetoast, will be on Saturday, April 21st, at the 2640 Space—a.k.a. St. John’s Church, 2640 St. Paul Street, in Charles Village. This will be a multi-media extravaganza, incorporating not only clothing and design, but dance, music, and projected video. Be prepared to be part of the show!
Check the MICA site for the various ticket prices; if you don’t want to buy ahead of time, limited tix are available at the door.
These two events are just part of an entire month of fashion-related programming. Lectures, panel discussions, and a festival are all part of the mix.