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ARTICLE ARCHIVE

January/February 2005

WEB EXCLUSIVE:
Wearable Art Directories

Museums

These U.S. museums collect or exhibit contemporary art to wear, fashion, and/or costume. We suggest calling ahead to make sure that items of interest to you are on display at the time you plan to visit.

Our thanks to Kristine Kadlec for doing the initial compilation of this directory. We welcome additions and updates; contact Liz Good at lizg@fiberarts.com.

ARIZONA
PHOENIX | Phoenix Art Museum, 1625 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85004. (602) 257-1880; www.phxart.org.

CALIFORNIA
BEVERLY HILLS | Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, 8949 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90211. (310) 247-3000; www.oscars.org.
IRVINE | Irvine Museum, 18881 Von Karman Ave., 12th Fl., Irvine, CA 92612. (949) 476-2565; www.irvinemuseum.org.
LOS ANGELES | Craft & Folk Art Museum, 5814 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90036. (323) 937-4230; www.cafam.org.
LOS ANGELES | FIDM Museum & Galleries, The Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, 919 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90015. (213) 624-1200; www.fashionmuseum.org; www.fidm.com.
LOS ANGELES | Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 5905 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90036. (323) 857-6000; www.lacma.org.
LOS ANGELES | The Museum of the American West, formerly the Autry Museum of Western Heritage, 4700 Western Heritage Way, Los Angeles, CA 90027-1462. (323) 667-2000; www.autry-museum.org.
MONTEREY | Monterey Museum of Art, 559 Pacific St., Monterey, CA 93940. (831) 372-5477; www.montereyart.org.
OAKLAND | Oakland Museum of California, 1000 Oak St., Oakland, CA 94607. (510) 238-6614; www.museumca.org.
OCEANSIDE | Oceanside Museum of Art, 704 Pier View Way, Oceanside, CA 92054. (760) 721-2787; www.oma-online.org.
PALM SPRINGS | Palm Springs Desert Museum, 101 Museum Dr., Palm Springs, CA 92262. (760) 325-7186; info@psmuseum.org; www.psmuseum.org.
PASADENA | Pacific Asia Museum, 46 N. Los Robles Ave., Pasadena, CA 91101. (626) 449-2742, ext. 10; www.pacificasiamuseum.org.
SACRAMENTO | Crocker Art Museum, 216 O St., Sacramento, CA 95814-5399. (916) 264-5423; www.crockerartmuseum.org.
SAN DIEGO | San Diego Museum of Art, 1450 El Prado, Balboa Park, San Diego, CA 92112-2107. (619) 232-7931; www.sdmart.org.
SAN FRANCISCO | Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco, Legion of Honor, 100 34th Ave., San Francisco, CA 94121. (415) 863-3330; www.thinker.org.
SAN FRANCISCO | Museum of Craft & Folk Art, Landmark Building, Fort Mason Center, San Francisco, CA 94123. (415) 775-0991; www.mocfa.org.
SAN FRANCISCO | San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 151 3rd St., San Francisco, CA 94103-3159. (415) 357-4000; www.sfmoma.org.
SAN JOSE | San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles, 520 So. First St., San Jose, CA 95112-3639. (408) 971-0323; www.sjquiltmuseum.org.
SAN MARINO | The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens, 1151 Oxford Rd., San Marino, CA 91108. (626) 405-2100; www.huntington.org.
SAN PEDRO | Angels Gate Cultural Center, 3601 S. Gaffey St., San Pedro, CA 90731. (310) 519-0936; info@angelsgateart.org; www.angelsgateart.org.
SANTA ANA | Bowers Museum of Cultural Art, 2002 N. Main St., Santa Ana, CA 92706. (714) 567-3600; www.bowers.org.

COLORADO
DENVER | Denver Art Museum, 100 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy., Denver, CO 80204. (720) 865-5000; web-mail@denverartmuseum.org; www.denverartmuseum.org.

CONNECTICUTT
OLD LYME | Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme St., Old Lyme, CT 06371. (860) 434-5542; www.flogris.org.

ILLINOIS
CHICAGO | Art Institute of Chicago; 111 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60603-6110. (312) 443-3600; www.artic.edu.
CHICAGO | Museum of Decorative Art, 4611 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, IL 60625. (773) 989-4310; www.louissullivanofchicago.com.

IOWA
CEDAR RAPIDS | National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, 30 16th Ave. SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404-5904. (319) 362-8500; www.ncsml.org.

INDIANA
FORT WAYNE | Fort Wayne Museum of Art, 311 E. Main St., Fort Wayne, IN 46802. (260) 422-6467; mail@fwmoa.org; www.fwmoa.org.
INDIANAPOLIS | Indianapolis Museum of Art, 4000 Michigan Rd., Indianapolis, IN 46208-3326; (317) 920-2660; ima@ima-art.org; www.ima-art.org.

KENTUCKY
LOUISVILLE | Kentucky Museum of Arts & Design, 715 W. Main St., Louisville, KY 40202. (502) 589-0102; www.kentuckycrafts.org.
PADUCAH | Museum of American Quilters Society, 215 Jefferson St., Paducah, KY 42001. (270) 442-8856; info@quiltmuseum.org; www.quiltmuseum.org.

LOUISIANA
NEW ORLEANS | New Orleans Museum of Art, 1 Collins Diboll Cir., City Park, New Orleans, LA 70124. (504) 488-2631; info@noma.org; www.noma.org.

MAINE
PORTLAND | Portland Art Museum, 7 Congress Sq., Portland, ME 04101. (207) 775-6148; pma@maine.rr.com; www.portlandmuseum.org.

MARYLAND
BALTIMORE | Baltimore Museum of Art, 10 Art Museum Dr., Baltimore, MD 21218-3898. (410) 396-7100; www.artbma.org.

MASSACHUSETTS
BOSTON | Museum of Fine Arts, 465 Huntington Ave., Boston, MA 02115. (617) 369-3707; www.mfa.org.
AMHERST | Mead Art Museum, Amherst College, PO Box 5000, Amherst, MA 01002-5000. (413) 542-2335; mead@amherst.edu; www.amherst.edu/~mead.
LOWELL | American Textile History Museum, 491 Dutton St., Lowell, MA 01854-4221. (978) 441-0040; www.athm.org.

MINNESOTA
MINNEAPOLIS | Textile Center, 3000 University Ave. SE, Ste. 100, Minneapolis, MN 55414. (612) 436-0464; www.textilecentermn.org.

NEW JERSEY
SUMMIT | New Jersey Center for the Visual Arts, 68 Elm St., Summit, NJ 07901. (908) 273-9121; njcva@njcva.org; www.njcva.org.

NEW MEXICO
SANTA FE | Museum of International Folk Art, 706 Camino Lejo, Santa Fe, NM 87505. (505) 476-1200; www.moifa.org.
TAOS | Millicent Rogers Museum, 1504 Millicent Rogers Rd., Taos, NM 87571. (505) 758-2462; mrm@millicentrogers.org; www.millicentrogers.org.

NEW YORK
BROOKLYN | Brooklyn Museum of Art, 200 Eastern Pkwy., Brooklyn, NY 11238-6052. (718) 638-5000; www.brooklynmuseum.org.
CLAYTON | Handweaving Museum & Arts Center, 314 John St., Clayton, NY 13624. (315) 686-4123; www.hm-ac.org.
NEW YORK CITY | American Folk Art Museum, 45 W. 53rd St., New York, NY 10019. (212) 265-1040; info@folkartmuseum.org; www.folkartmuseum.org.
NEW YORK CITY | The Bard Graduate Center, Studies in Decorative Arts, Design, and Culture, 18 W. 86th St., New York, NY 10024. (212) 501-3000; generalinfo@bgc.bard.edu; www.bgc.bard.edu.
NEW YORK CITY | Dahesh Museum, 580 Madison Ave., New York, NY 10022. (212) 759-0606; www.daheshmuseum.org.
NEW YORK CITY | Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 5th Ave. at 82 St., New York, NY 10028-0198. (212) 535-7710; www.metmuseum.org.
NEW YORK CITY | Museum of Arts & Design, 2 Columbus Circle, New York, NY 10019. (212) 299-7777; www.madmuseum.org.
NEW YORK CITY | National Academy of Design Museum, 1083 5th Ave. and 89th St., New York, NY 10128. (212) 369-4880; www.nationalacademy.org.
NEW YORK CITY | Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, 2 E. 91st St., New York, NY 10128-9990. (212) 849-8400; www.ndm.si.edu.
NEW YORK CITY | Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 1071 5th Ave. at 89th St,, New York, NY 10128-0173. (212) 423-3500; www.guggenheim.org/new_york_index.shtml.
NEW YORK CITY | Whitney Museum of American Art, 945 Madison Ave. at 75th St., New York, NY 10021. (212) 570-3676; www.whitney.org.

NORTH CAROLINA
ASHEVILLE | Asheville Art Museum, 2 S. Pack Sq, Asheville, NC 28802. (828) 253-3227; mailbox@ashevilleart.org; www.ashevilleart.org.
CARY | Page-Walker Arts & History Center, 119 Ambassador Loop, Cary, NC 27511. (919) 460-4963; www.townofcary.org/depts/prdept/facilities/pwhome.htm.
CHARLOTTE | Mint Museum of Craft & Design, 220 N. Tryon St., Charlotte, NC 28202. (704) 337-2000; www.mintmuseum.org.
WILMINGTON | Cape Fear Museum, 814 Market St., Wilmington, NC 28401-4731. (910) 342-2415; www.capefearmuseum.com.

OHIO
CINCINNATI | Contemporary Arts Center, 44 E. 6th St., Cincinnati, OH 45202. (513) 345-8400; www.contemporaryartscenter.org.
COLUMBUS | Ohio Craft Museum, 1665 W. 5th Ave., Columbus, OH 43212. (614) 486-4402; www.ohiocraft.org/museum.html.

OKLAHOMA
TULSA | Philbrook Museum of Art, 2727 S. Rockford Rd., Tulsa, OK 74114-4104. (918) 749-7941; www.philbrook.org.

OREGON
GRANTS PASS | Grants Pass Museum of Art, 229 SW G St., Grants Pass, OR 97526. (541) 479-3290; museum@gpmuseum.com; www.gpmuseum.com.

PENNSYLVANIA
ALLENTOWN | Allentown Art Museum, 31 N. 5th St., Allentown, PA 18101. (610) 432-4333; askus@allentownartmuseum.org; www.allentownartmuseum.org.
PITTSBURGH | Frick Art and Historical Center, 7227 Reynolds St., Pittsburgh, PA 15208. (412) 371-0600; www.frickart.org.
WAYNE | Wayne Art Center, 413 Maplewood Ave., Wayne, PA 19087. (610) 688-3553; info@wayneart.org; www.wayneart.org.

TEXAS
HOUSTON | Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 1001 Bissonnet St., Houston, TX 77005. (713) 639-7300; www.mfah.org.

VIRGINIA
RICHMOND | Valentine Richmond History Center, 1015 E. Clay St., Richmond, VA 23219. (804) 649-0711; www.valentinemuseum.com.

WASHINGTON
SEATTLE | Frye Art Museum, 704 Terry Ave., Seattle, WA 98104. (206) 622-9250; www.fryeart.org.
SEATTLE | Museum of History & Industry (large shoe collection), McCurdy Park, 2700 24th Ave. E, Seattle, WA 98112-2099. (206) 324-1126; information@seattlehistory.org; www.seattlehistory.org.
SEATTLE | Seattle Art Museum, 100 University St., Seattle, WA 98101-2902. (206) 625-3100; www.seattleartmuseum.org.

WASHINGTON, D.C.
WASHINGTON D.C. | The Textile Museum, 2320 S St. NW, Washington, DC 20008-4088. (202) 667-0441; www.textilemuseum.org.
WASHINGTON, D.C. | National Gallery of Art, on the mall between 3rd St. and 7th St. on Constitution. (202) 737-4215; www.nga.gov.
WASHINGTON, D.C. | National Museum of Women in the Arts, 1250 New York Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20005-3970. (202) 783-5000; www.nmwa.org.
WASHINGTON, D.C. | Smithsonian Renwick Gallery, 1661 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20006. (202) 633-2850; info@saam.si.edu; www.americanart.si.edu/renwick.

WISCONSIN
MILWAUKEE | Milwaukee Art Museum, 700 N. Art Museum Dr., Milwaukee, WI 53202. (414) 224-3200; www.mam.org.
MADISON | Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, 222 W. Washington Ave. #350, Madison, WI 53703. (608) 257-0158; www.madisonartcenter.org.
RACINE | Racine Art Museum/Wustum Museum, 2519 Northwestern Ave., Racine, WI 53504-2299. (262) 636-9177; www.ramart.org.
SHEBOYGAN | John Michael Kohler Arts Center, 608 New York Ave., Sheboygan, WI 53082. (920) 458-6144; www.jmkac.org.
WEST BEND | West Bend Art Museum, 300 S. 6th Ave., West Bend, WI 53095. (262) 334-9638; www.wbartmuseum.com.

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